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Duncan Branom

Duncan has studied with Joe Morello, Ed Thigpen, Ray Mosca ,Roy Brooks, Jim Chapin and many more. A graduate of the Advanced School of Contemporary Music, Duncan has played with The Oscar Peterson Trio, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Pepper Adams, Red Garland, Major Holly, Wilber Ware, Doug Wakins, Barney Kessell, Leroy Vinnegar, Peter Appleyard, Gap Mangione, Geoff Lee, Lou Perrine and many more. He is featured on many YouTube videos and is a well known Drum Teacher in the Portland Oregon area. “After going to the Advanced School of Contemporary Music in Toronto, Ca..I stayed in NY for a year and played with and hung out with, Pepper Adams, Doug Walkins, Billy Taylor, Wilber Ware, Red Garland, Joe Morello, Major Holly, and many more. Playing Jazz was the heart and soul of my life and it is still so. came to Portland and played with Leroy Vinnegar and made his last recording in 1999. Still playing Jazz and I still have the same love for it.” Duncan is sponsored by Vic Firth Drum Sticks


Gretch Maple 16x18 Bass, 8x12 Tom, 14x14 Tom. 4x14 Snare 14" Zildjian HiHats, 20" Zildjian Ping Ride. 18" Zildjian


Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


Have taught Jazz drumming for 20 yrs.. Studied with Ed Thigpen Joe Morello


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