About Instructor Tim Gittens

Tim is an experienced drummer, singer, writer, and educator. He’s lent his drumming talents to performers of nearly every genre, playing and/or recording with artist including FMJ, The Night Porters, Shakura S’Aida, Divine Brown, Melanie Durrant, The Cates/Fomin Project, Leroy Emmanuel, Deesha, Affinity, and Bernadette Connors. 

Tim has performed in a variety of settings, including studio sessions, soft-seat theatres, Classic Albums Live, cruise ships, blues bars, rock bars, country bars, night clubs, festival stages, theme parks, radio, and television. 

In addition to his busy performance schedule, Tim has been teaching for more than 25 years. He’s taught well over 700 private students and has led a variety clinics and workshops in music stores and high schools. 

Tim endorses Mapex Drums, Los Cabos Drumsticks, and Evans Drumheads. 

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