Brandon Draper was thumping his leg in the crib and began lessons at age 5. He was sitting in with his dad's bands at 9, touring at 14, and the rest is history. After many years of touring performing in every genre, he runs the acclaimed children's interactive music program Drum Safari, teaches drum set, world percussion and music business at K.U. Performances with New Mexico and Santa Fe Symphony Orchestras, Kansas City Symphony, Ottmar Liebert, DJ Logic, Donna Summer, Steve Coleman, Mike Moreno, Bobby Watson, Kevin Hays, Particle, and Quixotic Fusion. "Folks, Drapers range of ethnic styles has me hooked!" - Santa Fe Reporter
independent, University of Kansas
Most memorable Next-Level PerformancePlaying for 20k people after Pretty Lights in 2011 at Wakarusa with the electronic group Quixotic.
What Drives Your Creativity?The variety of music genre's and percussion instruments to be explored.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?My teacher started me with VF Sd1 and SD4 at the age of 4 and I've never looked back.