John Hvasta has 40 years of experience playing the drums; 27 years teaching drums and 30 years playing professionally.
Genres in which John has playing experience are jazz, rock, R&B, funk, rockabilly, country, fusion, and avante guard. John has studied privately with the likes of Jim Chapin, Joe Morello, Dom Famularo, Al Miller, Gary Chaffee, David Garibaldi, and Sam Ulano.
In addition to playing drums, John is also a writer. He is the author of "New Age Drum Set Movements" and co-author of the Rhythm Section Column for Sky lands Blues Music Publication. John is also an occasional contributing author in the bang section of Electronic Musician.
Currently, John is available for private lessons Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings.