Terry Marsh – Founder and Instructor
Terry is well known in the Kitsap music community and has the reputation of being a very well rounded drummer and instructor.
Terry got his musical start in the Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps. He finished his percussion performance degree at Washington State University in 1997. He then won an audition with the prestigious Air Force Band of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts. While in Boston, Marsh was a regular with many local jazz and rock bands. He and his wife Tracie, were members of the New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2001 to 2005, Terry and Tracie toured the world on board cruise ships. Being members of theatre show bands, the couple backed up numerous performers and entertainers.
Moving to Poulsbo in 2005, Terry found a nitch amongst advanced level drum students and school marching percussion programs. Since 2004, the Den has produced 7 state champions and has helped many students move onto college level music programs. Currently, Mr. Marsh is a professional working musician as well as great educator. He is a member of “Soul Siren”, Jazz Canvas Productions, The Tracie Marsh Band, The Jazz Ambassadors, and runs the Drummers Den.
Paul “Dr” Jones, Drumline Coach
Paul is our affiliate drum line instructor for The All-Star Drumline and summer drumline camps.
Paul “Dr.” Jones has been in music his whole life. Growing up a brass player, he has settled into his comfort zone as a percussionist. A 5 year member of the Seattle Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline, Paul can be seen on gameday as well as community events around the Northwest. Paul has been drumming for the last 15 years and follows his mother’s footsteps mentoring young minds and entertaining behind a drum kit. He attended Kelso High School, Clarkston High School, and Washington State University along his educational journey. Whether it’s sitting on a drum throne or carrying around a marching snare don’t forget to look for “Dr.” Jones on a stage near you!
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