Ricky Sebastianis one of the premier drummers and music educators in the American music world. Fluent in all styles, Ricky has recorded on hundreds of CD's, toured the world four times, performing at all of the top jazz festivals with numerous jazz and latin artists, and has taught thousands of students throughout his career. Born in southwest Louisiana,Ricky was raised in a family setting which exposed him to music at a young age; particularly Soul, New Orleans R & B, Cajun, and Zydeco styles, as well as Jazz and Blues. He has one CD, "The Spirit Within", released under his name and is the author of an instructional book/CD entitled " Independence on the Drum Set". He is an active clinician for Zildjian Cymbals, Pearl Drums, Pro-Mark drumsticks, Remo products, and LP Percussion. He has given clinics and masterclasses around the globe. In 2004, Ricky was invited as a clinician for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, which is attended by music educators from around the world.He has become an in demand educator in the New Orleans area and is producing the next wave of young musicians in a city that is famous for its music and musicians. For more information on Ricky, please see the "Biography" page.