Stanton Moore: Announces 6th Annual "Spirit of New Orleans" SONO Drum Camp!


Featuring Guest Artists Ivan Neville, Johnny Vidacovich & Shannon Powell Plus Finale Student Concert at New Orleans’ Premier Jazz Club Snug Harbor

Early Bird Pricing Available Sign Up Before September 15th, 2018 to Save $50.00

(8.23.2018 –New Orleans, LA) Grammy™ award-winning drumming superstar, author, and instructional DVD creator Stanton Moore (Galactic) hosts his 6TH Annual “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp, December 7TH – 9TH 2018 at The Cabildo on Jackson Square in partnership with The New Orleans Jazz Museum. Produced by MUSO Entertainment, this exclusive 3-day music camp celebrates the legacy and rich musical tradition that is uniquely New Orleans. Students will enjoy three, 8-hour days of hands-on drumming, for a total of 24 hours of specialized, small group instruction as well as opportunities for private lessons with New Orleans drumming legend Johnny Vidacovich and “King of Treme,” Shannon Powell. In addition, camp attendees will enjoy a Sunday afternoon master class and with world renowned singer/songwriter Ivan Neville (The Neville Brothers). Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the SONO finale concert featuring Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville and other special guests at New Orleans’ premier jazz club, Snug Harbor.

To register for Stanton Moore’s SONO Drum Camp, visit For Early Bird Pricing, sign up before September 15th, 2018 using the promo code “SONO6” to receive $50.00 off camp tuition.

The exclusive “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp will offer a limited number of students the chance to play with and learn from superstar drummer Stanton Moore in an ultra-intensive classroom setting. Each student will play on an individual practice drum kit allowing for an incredibly intense, educational experience that guarantees results.

Built in 1795, The Cabildo on Jackson Square is one of the most historically significant buildings in the United States. Initially serving as the seat of government in New Orleans during the Spanish colonial period, in 1803, the building would serve as the site of the signing of the Louisiana Purchase. Today, the museum is home to an impressive collection of more than 1,000 artifacts and original works of art, including Eugene Louis Lami’s huge 1839 painting, “The Battle of New Orleans,” a collection of portraits of famous Louisiana figures, works from nature artist John James Audubon. In addition, The Cabildo hosts many interactive displays, all of which tell the story of Louisiana and its place in American history.

A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a highly respected drummer and authority on New Orleans’ musical history who has toured the world as a performer and educator, garnering accolades for his superb drumming skills, clinics and for his wildly popular “Groove Alchemy” book and DVD. In addition, Moore has released a number of educational products celebrating New Orleans drumming styles including the book Take it to the Street, as well as his DVD series “A Modern Approach to New Orleans Drumming” and “A Traditional Approach to New Orleans Drumming,” as well as the comprehensive beginner-to-advance book and DVD project, “A Fresh Approach to the Drum Set.” Moore recently launched the online drumming educational website, The Stanton Moore Drum Academy and has designed his own signature line of cymbals for Crescent by Sabian. Moore regularly performs with Galactic as well as The Stanton Moore Trio and Dragon Smoke (featuring Ivan Neville), guitarist Leo Nocentelli (The Meters), Maceo Parker, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Anders Osborne and many others.

Sponsors include: Gretsch Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Latin Percussion, Vic Firth, Remo, DW, Puresound, Cympad, Roland, Tight Screw, Gator Cases and Audix Microphones.

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