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Lesson Match has a new drum teacher!! Welcome Miguel Hurtado!!


18044404 300x253 Lesson Match has a new drum teacher!! Welcome Miguel Hurtado!!

Miguel Hurtado, drums. Born in Minneapolis, MN, on May 9, 1988. He began playing drums at age 11 while attending Ramsey International Fine Arts Center. While attending Minneapolis South High School he played in the Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, various school musicals, and the Minnesota Youth Jazz Band. From the age of 14, he has been performing regularly at local venues and festivals including the Dakota Jazz Club, Artists? Quarter, and the Twin Cities Hot Summer Jazz Festival with youth bands and with well known local musicians. Upon graduating from high school, he moved to New York City where he studied at the Manhattan School of Music under scholarship and gigged around the city. Miguel has had the opportunity to study/play with Justin Dicoccio, John Riley, Gary Dial, Scott Wendholt, Steve Wilson, Steve Slagle, Willie Jones III, Dana Hall, Mark Turner, Bruce Forman, Cecil Bridgewater, Charmaine Neville, Kevin Washington, Jay Epstein, J.T. Bates, Floyd Thompson, and many more. In May 2010 he earned his Bachelor?s of Fine Arts from the Manhattan School of Music and is currently living in the Twin Cities area.

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