About the Author
Brandon Toews is an author, educator, and performer based out of Vancouver, Canada. In 2018, he co-authored the instructional book The Best Beginner Drum Book with Drumeo co-founder Jared Falk. In addition to creating educational resources for drummers, he has acquired his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada with a major in Music Performance. Having played drums for the past 15 years, Brandon has studied with many notable educators and performers including Jared Falk (Drumeo), Colin Stranahan (Jonathan Kreisberg; Kurt Rosenwinkel), and Brian Thurgood (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra; MacEwan University). Brandon is also the Product Director at Musora Media, Inc., home to the award-winning online music education platforms Drumeo, Pianote, and Guitareo.
Jared Falk is a co-founder of Drumeo and author of the best-seller instructional programs “Successful Drumming” and “Bass Drum Secrets”. With over 15 years of experience teaching drummers from all over the world, Jared is known for his simplified teaching methods and high level of enthusiasm for the drumming community. He’s a master of the heel-toe foot technique and a proficient rock/funk drummer, whose sole objective is making your experience behind a drum set, fulfilling and fun.