Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments:

Ludwig, Sabian, Gibraltar, Gretsch, Fender, Rickenbacker, Takamine

Why did you begin studying music?

I started studying drums at age 9 just for the sake of having another hobby but music took over my life. Now, 9 years and 4 instruments later, I study music to help me develop as an artist and songwriter.[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last]

Drummer Tony Cooper

Located in Newfoundland, Canada

  • Drums
  • 9 years of playing

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What are you doing with music right now?

I am currently playing and recording songs with a band, as well as teaching drums, guitar, and writing at a music school in my hometown.

Who are some of your influences?

The Beatles (band and solo), Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Mumford and Sons, Eagles, Simon and Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, etc.

Who do you/have you studied with?

I am currently studying with my long-term mentor and friend and various other teachers at Frequency Music Studios in my hometown.

What do you plan on doing with music in the future?

I aspire to be a recording and performing artist with my band and to find success and peace of mind in the music industry.


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Shannon Kennedy is a vocalist and saxophonist living in Southern California. She is author of "The Album Checklist" and the founder of Teen Jazz. She has been contributing articles to music magaizines and websites since 2004.