Chris Aiken

Drums, Percussion

Chris Aiken has a strong passion for rhythm and an even stronger love of teaching drumming to his students. Chris started playing drums at the age of 8 and has not stopped for over 25 years! He specializes in quite a few genres including rock, jazz, blues, wind ensemble, hip-hop, and metal.

In his youth, Chris took lessons from Walter Salb who was well known for big band jazz and his great teaching abilities. Walter's students went on to play with Clutch, OAR, Natalie Merchant, and Ani DiFranco, to name a few. In high school, Chris played in the Symphonic Orchestra and quickly moved up to Honors Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band.

After high school, Chris went on to tour and play with quite a few bands, both locally and nationally. His most recent gig was with local legend, Bond and Bentley. Chris has a passion for teaching drums as he loves to spread his knowledge and enjoyment to others. He teaches students to develop snare and kit skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Online Lessons Only.