Performer, Educator and Composer
Based in Boston, MA, Tim is an international touring musician, session drummer, published author, and educator. He currently performs and tours with GA-20, an electric blues trio signed with Karma Chief/Colemine records, and Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas. He also leads Tim Carman & The Street 45s, a world-groove inspired funk group signed to Mint 400 records. Additionally, Tim has performed/recorded with notable acts such as Julie Rhodes, Peter Parcek, The Tokyo Tramps, and Will Dailey.
Along with performing, Tim is a dedicated educator with over ten years of teaching experience. In 2017 Tim released his first drum set method book titled "Shape Beats for Kids." Published by Alfred Music, the book utilizes shapes to teach young students basic beats that they can use to play along with popular songs.
Performer, Educator and Composer
Ryan Barclay is an independent artist from Rochester, New York. He currently performs with The Moho Collective and works as a session drummer, percussionist, educator, clinician, and studio musician where he has recorded countless albums encompassing many different genres.
Before upper-level academia, he toured Europe with the National Honor Band of America. While completing his B.S. and M.S. in Music Education, he continued to open for, perform and share the stage with various established and up and coming artist such as The Drive By Truckers, Rusted Root, The New Mastersounds, DJ Logic, Shawn Lee and AM, Kung Fu, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Salsa greats Tony Padilla and Danielle Antoinette , jazz greats Charlie Hunter and Mark Elf, rock legend Lou Gram and pop sensations, Columbia recording artist Teddy Gieger, and Grammy award winning DIDO.
Ryan has studied with percussion greats Billy Martin of Medeski, Martin and Wood, world percussion legend Cyro Baptista, Dr. Andy Harnsburger director of percussion at Lee University, Mike Mann of Miami University, John Kasica of the St. Louis Symphony, John McNeil of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and jazz piano great Joe Santora of Cabo Frio.
Ryan Barclay is an A.S.C.A.P Artist and Publisher
RyClay Music - A.S.C.A.P Publishing
Brooks Tegler is an authoritive expert of 1930's to 1950's Big Band Jazz music, drumming and drum sets... Especially when it comes to all-things 'Gene Krupa'. Brooks has documented and re-created Gene Krupa's Slingerland Radio King drum sets to exact specification. These drum sets mainly consist of Walberg and Auge hardware. (high hat stand, cymbal stands, snare drum and floor tom stands, cow bell holder, crash cymbal holder)
Brooks also produces numerous tribute concerts which include:
Accurate and complete recreation of the 1938 Benny Goodman Carnegie Hall Concert
Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw. Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Louis Jordan, J.J. and Kai, Helen Ward,
Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller AAF Band, Woody Herman. These concerts involve full big bands and all related small groups.
Thank you Brooks for your dedicated work in the historical preservation of the drum set and America's greatest music... Jazz!
W&A Artist and Sales
Grant Smith brings W&A to Carnegie Hall!
James Knoerl's YouTube Channel, Berklee College of Music Graduate
Freelance Studio/Session Drummer
Major Events: JazzFest, Bonnaroo, High Sierra, Gathering of the Vibes, Life is Good
The Garcia Project, Arthur Dent Foundation
The Swing Review (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Obverse, Flipside, Berklee College of Music Student
Lesser Gods, Fighting Cocks, Powderburnt (2001 voted best hard rock band in Boston (WAAF))
Drum Technician (Aerosmith / Joey Kramer 1987-1997)
Long time W&A artist, supporter. Studio Drummer and Educator.
Hosted and performed 'Zappa Absolutely Free' shows and 'Miles Kind of Blue/ Miles Smiles' shows in the Worcester area.
Lincoln Studios drummer and long time W&A supporter.
First 2014 W&A Customer!
Longtime W&A player; 1966 W&A, blue sparkle, Rogers lugs, Gretsch Jasper Maple shells, "RGB 10-66"