CB Drum Lessons and Instruction
Craig Batanides has been actively teaching and playing drums in the Bay Area for thirty years. He studied for ten years with Mike Curotto, Scott Morris and the PPSI Rhythm Section School.
He has performed over the years with musical groups such as Rubber Soul, which included Tom Castro, (now known as Tommy Castro), Soul Patrol with Frank Biner and Big Al’s Heart & Soul, which has opened for Patti LaBelle. Not just a drummer, Craig also adds lead vocals for the band Wise Guys, which plays at local clubs.
Craig started his teaching career in 1983 at Reik Music in Mountain View. He also taught the drum section for local schools such as Gunn High School, St. Francis High School and Los Altos High School.
For the past fifteen years he has been teaching in downtown Sunnyvale. Hourly lessons are taught on a (four-week) monthly basis. All levels are taught, from beginner to advanced, and are individually paced.
For more information call his studio @ (408) 732-4898