Danny Boozer

Daniel (Danny) Boozer was born in Newberry, South Carolina on February 29, 1952. When he was two years old he moved to Columbia, South Carolina along with his grandmother Mrs. Bertha Duncan and an Uncle Jack Duncan Jr. and other family members. He attended the public schools in Columbia, South Carolina. When he was in … Read more

Geoffrey Lawrence Shackley

Geoffrey Lawrence Shackley

Geoff started playing snare drum when he was in 4th grade, at 9 years old. One year later, he moved on to drum set. He started playing concert percussion in 6th grade, and stayed in Concert Band, Marching Band, and Jazz Band, from 7th grade onward. After graduating high school, Geoff continued to take private … Read more

Chris Church

From fashioning his first set of ride cymbals from upside down orange cones in the snow-covered suburbs of Buffalo, NY, Columbia-based drummer and vocalist Chris Church has performed with an array of artists. He has shared the stage with country star Lee Brice, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, as well as opening for Toby Keith … Read more

Edwin Hamilton

Edwin Hamilton

Edwin Genavus Hamilton was born into a highly musical family on May 1, 1991 gaining influence from both his talented mother and father. His father is a proficient guitarist who is recognized in the community as a pioneer who started it all musically in the area. Edwin started on both the drums and the piano … Read more

Tony Lee

Tony Lee

My playing career began in the smallest of towns in South Carolina’s Pee Dee region, Floydale. Watching my first parade in Latta, SC, at the age of 10, I knew I would be a drummer for the rest of my life. I had no idea where this pursuit would take me, but seeing that marching … Read more

Jay Ware

Jay Ware is an award-winning performing artist and educator whose consummate versatility has garnered the praise of musical giants such as David Baker and Eric Ewazen. His performing/recording credits include: Grammy Award nominee Donny McCaslin, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, James Carter, Jason Marsalis, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mary Wilson and The Supremes, … Read more

paul hadwiger

Paul Hadwiger

Paul Hadwiger is from Kirksville MO. He received a Bachelors Degree from Truman State University in Music Education. He has worked for JG Percussion, taught high school percussion, as well as written and arranged music for percussion ensembles all over Missouri. He currently is a Percussionist with the 282nd Army Band at Ft Jackson. There … Read more