Instructor
Joined in
2018

Tony

Instructor

Teaches Drum Set, Percussion

Perfect practice makes perfect.

Interested in taking lessons with Tony

Teaches at:
Current Projects

Sub for Lee County Community Orchestra, The Barry Brown Band

Education

Private Instruction with Dr. John Wooten, Bachelor's in Business Management

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Opening for Bucky Covington

Favorite Bands

Snarky Puppy, Pomplamoose, Parliment-Funkadelic, The Cortortionist

Teaching Experience

Over 18 years

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Big Band, Country, R&B

Areas of Instruction

Drum Set, Percussion

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Favorite Instruments

My instrument is the drum set, world/latin percussion, Drums and Percussion (orchestral, Rhythm Instruments

Performance Experience

I have shared the stage with:, James Brown, Molly Hatchet, The Doobie Brothers, I served over 20 years as a musician in The United States Army, I have performed with groups ranging from orchestras in Japan to modern Pop music.

About Tony

Tony Buzzella has over 23 years of professional drumming experience in the music industry both nationally and internationally. Not only has he opened for Molly Hatchet, the Doobie Brothers, and James Brown, but he has performed multiple times in the Jozenji Street Jazz Festival in Sendai, Japan. He has also played for Grammy winner Sandi Patty.

            Tony graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Management while continuing private instruction under Dr. John Wooten. He is a recipient of the 2012 Colonel Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award. He has continued to perform at countless private events all over the world and throughout the United States. Currently, he is a sub for the Lee County Community Orchestra and performs with the Barry Brown Band.

            Tony has been teaching for over 18 years and is available to teach drum set and marching percussion, as well as orchestral percussion. He begins teaching students once they reach the age of seven.   His specialties include: rock, soul, jazz, funk, and more.

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