Reid DeFever


Reid DeFever is a professional musician, performer, composer and instructor with over 25 years experience. Drumset was his gateway instrument into music as a full time career. Reid earning his Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance from California State University Northridge in 1997 after which he began touring internationally. He has several solo CD releases in the World, Orchestral, Rock and Electronica genres. He has recorded on countless tracks for amazing and diverse artists, composed for TV and Film, designs and building his own instruments including: tabla, taiko, The Octopus Chamber, cajonbeks, and New Moon Drums. The photo above shows Reid in New Zealand with his signature 'cajonbek'. Leader of DrumTour, a group offering drumming intensive adventures in exotic locals such as Costa Rica, New Zealand and Mexico taking participants out of their daily life and dive deep into global rhythms.

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No Drumset Required~Your First Drumset Lessons
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
"Learn to Play Drumset WITHOUT a Drumset! For KIDS who want to play drums and the ADULTS who always wished they had. Here is your chance! Master drummer percussionist Reid DeFever shares his joy of drumming in this new instructional book. Learn: How to make a make-shift drumset how to hold the stick rock beats blues grooves African rhythms basic counting and music notation

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