We regret to announce that due to a personal emergency, Jason Bittner has had to cancel his clinic on Saturday morning.
Metal Drumming and Beyond
Friday 11:00 a.m.
Jason Bittner is the drummer for the American heavy metal band, Shadows Fall, formed in 1995. One of the most popular and celebrated current drummers in metal, he has won numerous awards including the Modern Drummer 2004 Reader's poll for #1 Up and Coming Drummer, and in 2005, he won the #1 Metal Drummer as well as #1 Best Recorded Performance for the Shadows Fall album, The War Within. He won #1 Metal drummer again in MD in 2006, followed by #1 Metal drummer in the DRUM! Reader's poll in 2007. He has also been nominated for two Grammy awards, and was voted as one of the top three clinicians in 2010 by the reader's of DRUM! magazine. He is recognized for his tight playing, extensive skill with double bass drumming, particularly his ability to play complex patterns at high speeds and his familiarity with numerous styles of drumming, including Latin, Afro-Cuban, and jazz.