About Norman Zelaya
Get to know Norman Zelaya
Norman Zelaya hails from the San Francisco Bay Area, and has been playing drums professionally for over 40 years with teaching experience of over 20 years. As a music major in college, his education included formal private lessons, performing in academic school bands and orchestras, The Police Athletic League Drum & Bugle Corps, and in a number of High School and College Rock, Dance, and Jazz bands. With many years of experience in clubs, concerts, shows, TV, radio, commercials, and recording studio work, Norman is proficient in all musical styles, including Rock, Jazz, R&B, Blues, Funk, Country, Reggae, Latin, Big Band and Shows. He has a strong passion for performing and teaching and is adamant in having his students master the concept of time, rhythm, reading, muscle memory, sub-divisions of musical notations, and of course, the drum set itself.