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Charlie Harrington named as Invitational Judge

Published: 2011-09-13
Charlie Harrington Award-Winning acclaimed artist, Charlie Harrington, has accepted an invitation to judge the Guitar Center's 2011 Drum Off Competition. Charlie, a child prodigy and former student and protege of jazz drumming legend Ray Bauduc, has shared the stage with such luminaries as Woody Herman
Woody Herman
Woody Herman
1913 - 1987
band/orchestra
, Kirk Whalum
Kirk Whalum
Kirk Whalum
b.1958
saxophone
, Larry Coryell
Larry Coryell
Larry Coryell
b.1943
guitar
, Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
b.1926
vocalist
, Ira Sullivan
Ira Sullivan
Ira Sullivan
b.1931
reeds
, Ari Brown
Ari Brown
Ari Brown
b.1944
sax, tenor
, and Richie Cole
Richie Cole
Richie Cole
b.1948
sax, alto
. He is well known for his dedication and commitment to education and is a member of the Vic Firth Education Team, the Percussive Arts Society, the Professional Drum Teachers Guild, the National Association of Rudimental Drummers, and is a Remo Drum Head Educational Artist.

The competition is open to qualified amateurs and is judged by a panel of prominent independent judges with significant experience in performing drum percussion, teaching drum percussion, drumming/percussion skills and/or substantial knowledge of and/or experience in the music industry.

More information about the 2011 Guitar Center Drum Off Competition may be found at 2011 Drum Off.


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