Art has been playing drums for more than 30 years and has been teaching for over 25 years. He is a contributing writer for Drumhead Magazine providing lessons and educational content for over a decade, starting with Issue 5 in September 2007. Bernstein has contributed 4 songs to the play-along series available on the Vic Firth website. He has well over 40 CDs to his credit spanning many different genres, including collaborations with guitarist Chuck DAloia. Art has written books on drum set and snare including œKangarudiments, published as a digital book with Wizdom Media and Hudson Music.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformancePlaying drums for Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen at the Tralfamador Theater in Buffalo N.Y. on 05/22/99. A fantastic show! Too Much Fun!
What Drives Your Creativity?The love of music, always playing for the song, continuing to learn everyday and of course getting to make things go boom, bap, sizzle and swoosh!
Why do you choose Vic Firth?The quality of Vic Firth drumsticks is unparalleled. I take that for granted every time I pick up my sticks. I like being able to take that for granted. My Vic Firth sticks make that happen every day. Best sticks in the world!