Pro Percussion Tampa Location Clinics

AJ brings you world renowned drummers.

AJ has brought some of the best drummers on the planet to Tampa. These clinics are limited seating and are therefore very interpersonal... But they also sell out fast! Be sure to check our clinic archive to learn about what you may have missed and return often to find out who's coming in to AJ's Pro Percussion.




















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DAVE WECKL DRUM CLINIC - October 30th...
Sponsored by Sabian Cymbals

Because of the huge response to this event, we are held it at the Holiday Inn Stadium location; 4732 N. Dale Mabry HWY in Tampa. Dave performed, spoke, answered questions and demonstrate his new sonically matched Sabian Evolution cymbals. Read all about it here & check our Weckl Gear Page.



Luis Conte - Meinl Hand Percussion Workshop; Wed. June 4 @ 7pmwith special guest Gil "Nino" Garcia

Grammy-winner Luis Conte is an acknowledged master of percussion. His celebrated career includes touring and/or recording work with some of the greatest names in contemporary music, including Madonna, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Santana ("Supernatural" album), Jackson Browne, Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett and Cuban legends Arturo Sandoval and Cachao. He can also be heard on the scores and/or soundtracks to such box office smashes as Mission Impossible, Rain Man, Waiting To Exhale, Coming To America, Disney’s animated Tarzan, and many more. Endorsed by the Meinl and Zildjian instrument companies, Luis has designed his own signature series of instruments and drumsticks. His percussion clinic tours take him around the world teaching musicians the essentials and history of Afro-Cuban rhythm.

An Early Evening with Late Night's Anton Fig
Sponsored by Yamaha, Vic Firth, Zildjian and Remo.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Anton began playing drums at age four. His formal education included studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, studying both jazz and classical disciplines graduating with Honors in 1975. In 1976 he moved to New York where he began to establish a career as a freelance musician... And the rest has become a well known history for those of us in the drummer universe as Anton has gone on to play with legendary musicians the world over. Read the feature article on this clinic. For more info on AJ's stellar drum clinic series, see our clinic archive. Learn more about Anton at his official web site.

Pearl Drums and Zildjian Cymbals present Mike Mangini
November 14th, 2002

Teacher, author, innovator, rhythm craftsman. Mike Mangini has analyzed the mechanics of drumming, dissected it and rewrote it. Applying his theory of rhythm knowledge, he has honed his mind and body to create complete ambidextrous versatility. There are several sites on the web to learn more about Mike including his personal site and his Rhythm Knowledge practice system page. Or type "Mike Mangini" into your favorite search engine... But you must try to experience him live! Many did at AJ's on November 14th. Read all about it here!

DW Drums present Marco Minneman
The unbelievable Marco Minneman was at AJ's on Tuesday, November 26th. Read about what you missed!

Marco is appreciated by drummers all over the world and their are many fan sites on the web dedicated to the man and his skills. Check out Marco's official www site to access more media on Marco, his tour dates and recordings.



View our past clinics so you can see the intimate, informative sessions we put on here at AJ's.