Gene Black

My name is Gene Black. I grew up in New Orleans, in a musical family. I play drums, and bass professionally, and some other instruments, very unprofessionally. A list of artists that I have worked for includes: Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown, Ellis Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Charmaine Neville, Wendell Brunious, Leroy Jones, Derek Douget, Brice Winston, Maurice Brown, Andre Hayward, Kermit Ruffins, and some others.

Primary Instrument

Drums

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

I taught for 3 summers at the Crescent City Drum Camp, directed by Harold Brown (War), I also taught privately at a studio in New Orleans, as well as owning my own music school in Houston, TX during the year following hurricane katrina. I have taught every level from beginner to college students.

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