News: Stanton Moore Third-Annual “Spirit of New Orleans??? Drum Camp Announced
Grammy award-winning drumming superstar, author, and instructional DVD creator Stanton Moore (Galactic) hosts his Third Annual “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp, December 11–13, 2015 at Parlor Studios located at 605 Ninth St, New Orleans, LA 70115. Produced by MUSO Entertainment, this exclusive three-day music camp celebrates the legacy and rich musical tradition that is uniquely New Orleans’. From Mardi Gras Indian and second line drumming—to the evolution of jazz and funk—students will enjoy three days of hands-on drumming, special guests including legendary New Orleans drummer Johnny Vidacovich as well as private lessons, live performances, and much more.
The exclusive “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp will offer a limited number of students the chance to play with and learn from superstar drummer Stanton Moore in an ultra-intensive classroom setting. Each student will play on an individual practice drumkit, allowing for an incredibly intense, educational experience that guarantees results.
Parlor Studios is a top-of-the-line recording studio located in the Irish Channel neighborhood of uptown New Orleans where Galactic and a host of other legendary artists including Trombone Shorty, Dumpstaphunk, Givers, Soulive, and North Mississippi Allstars, among others have worked and recorded. Advertisement
A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a highly respected drummer and authority on New Orleans’ musical history who has toured the world as a performer and educator, garnering accolades for his superb drumming skills, clinics, and for his wildly popular Groove Alchemy book and DVD. In addition, Moore has released a number of educational products celebrating New Orleans drumming styles including the book Take it to the Street, as well as his DVD series A Modern Approach to New Orleans Drumming and A Traditional Approach to New Orleans Drumming, as well as the comprehensive beginner-to-advance book and DVD project, A Fresh Approach to the Drum Set. Moore is also the co-owner of Crescent Cymbals and regularly performs with Galactic as well as the Stanton Moore Trio and Dragon Smoke (featuring Ivan Neville), Leo Nocentelli (the Meters), Maceo Parker, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Anders Osborne, and many others.
Sponsors include Gretsch Drums, Crescent Cymbals, Latin Percussion, Vic Firth, Remo, DW, Puresound, Cympad, Roland, Tight Screw, Gator Cases, and Audix Microphones.