Born: November 19, 1964
Shaun F. Hedgepeth, Ph.D. received instruction (music/drums-in chronological order) from Victor Robleto (1976-1977 at Neil Armstrong Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas), Hector Ponce (1977-1978 at Alan B. Shepherd Middle School in San Antonio, Texas), who was instructed by Fred Hoey-National Rudiment Champion, Neil Peart (on the Rush Hemispheres Tour 1978 in San Antonio, Texas), Ashley Patterson (of Oxford University-Magdalen College (1978 Oxford, England), Danny Solis (1978-1979 at Alan B. Shepherd Middle School in San Antonio, Texas), Frank Horejsi (1979-1982 at South San Antonio West Campus High School), Jeff Ryder (1978-1988 in San Antonio, Texas), Louis Bellson (during his 1983 drum clinic at Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas), Stewart Copeland (on the Police Synchronicity Tour 1983-1984 in Austin, Texas), Kirk Scott (1983-1985) of Kirk Scott's Drum City (who was instructed by the late Fred Hoey-National Rudiment Champion), the late Fred Hoey-1983-1985 (National Rudiment Champion), the late Charlie Fox 1983-1985 (at Kirk Scott's Drum City in San Antonio, Texas), Steve Smith (on the Vital Information Tour-1984 at the West Avenue Ballroom in San Antonio, Texas), Ed Shauggnessy (during his 1988 Music Educators Convention at the Marriott River Center in San Antonio, Texas), and Roy Haynes (on his 1998 Tour at the Carver in San Antonio, Texas)....
San Antonio, TX
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Bosphorus cymbals artist Dr. Shaun F. Hedgepeth is a multi-award winning drummer living in San Antonio, Texas. He has toured with many groups, recorded in the studio, and gives drum lessons. Dr. Hedgepeth currently is a professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Phoenix at San Antonio, and Palo Alto College. He is a true musical visionary who seeks musical enlightenment in all genres of music and passes his passion for music onto the students he teaches as well as the audiences that have the opportunity to hear him play. Dr. Hedgepeth plays all genres of music, but has a distinct passion for Jazz, Blues, and Conjunto. In fact, most people think he's from New Orleans or Mexico when they hear him play (depending which genre is being played). Prospective students and bands in need of a drummer (live or in the studio) can contact Shaun at: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (No Spam please).