RALPH HUMPHREY – L.A. Music Academy Drum Department Chair
Ralph Humphrey was born in Berkeley, CA in 1944. He has been involved in a variety of sessions for television, motion pictures, and record albums.
He is popular for his work that can be heard on the soundtracks of "Deep Space Nine", "Voyager" and "Dawsons Creek". He has also done work for Warner Brothers on many popular shows. Ralph teaches at the Los Angeles Music Academy. Ralph also plays in a band with Mike Miller and Jimmy Johnson and writes for Modern Drummer Magazine occasionally. Ralph Humphrey is one of Los Angeles' most demanded studio drummers. His most recent projects include Dancing with the Stars and American Idol. His past touring and recording experience includes the Don Ellis Big Band, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, Akiyoshi-Tabackin Big Band, Al Jarreau, Manhattan Transfer, Seals and Crofts and Free Flight.
Ralph is now the co-head of the drum department at the LA Music Academy College of Music. He teaches Playing Techniques, Rhythm Studies and Ensemble Reading Techniques.
DC LESSONS & SHOWS
Punk Rock Blowout
23 May - Thursday - 6 pm PST
Dave Raun of Lagwagon, Anthony Tiny Biuso of T.S.O.L. (true sounds of liberty) and Jordan Burns of Strung Out will jam in the DC Studios.
Lesson with Cobus Potgieter
24 May - Friday - 12 pm PST
Weekly lesson with Cobus Potgieter.
Gregg Bissonette Drum School
27 May - Monday
This lesson is on “vocabulary” – Rhythm and Blues.
28 May - Tuesday
Curt gives you a lesson on how to play with a bass player.
29 May - Wednesday
*SECRETS FROM THE PROS*
Chad will show you how to play one hand one stick.
DC LIVE SHOWS & LIVE LESSONS
SECRETS FROM THE PROS
PLUS DC FEEDBACK!