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Chuck Peterson

Chuck Peterson

Drum Instructor

Professional drummer, Chuck Peterson has been involved in music since his early
childhood. Following in the great footsteps of Jeff Porcaro, Steve Jordan, and Keith LeBlanc, he pours out energy and passion into playing a wide variety of genres such as Rock, Jazz, Hip Hop, Country, Funk, Latin, R&B, Reggae, and Orchestral music.

Chuck has played and recorded with a number of artists including: Funkee Boy, Nic Gonzales (Salvador), Jean Sandoval, Jaeme Brennan, Mike Greca, Nekita Waller, James Chappell III, Darrell Evans, Driving Reign, Skip McDonald (Sugar Hill Gang) (Little Axe), Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Tim Rousse (Lauryn Hill) (Run DMC), Howard Hill (Charlie “Bird” Parker) (John Coltrane) (Art Blakey), Sugar Hill House band, Eugene Jacquescoley Jr., who is related to hip hop artists Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg.

Chuck has also recorded with R&B group The Gablz who did the soundtrack to a Martin Lawrence movie called, “A Thin Line Between Love and Hate,”under the band name Dark Complexion. Chuck is currently playing shows with Eliot Lewis (Average White Band) (Hall & Oats) (Live from Daryl’s House).

Chuck has also worked with a number of producers in the recording studio including Vic Steffens (Snarky Puppy, Tony Levin, Steve Gadd), and Rob Treloar (Roberta Flack, Queen Latifa, Natalie Cole). Music that Chuck has recorded has been featured on radio stations across the United States, Japan, Australia, England, Middle East, Italy, and France.


Chuck has toured all over the United States and Canada with a variety of artists. He also recorded for some major labels such as Warner Brothers Records, Island/Def Jam Records, and International Records/Middle East. Chuck is also affiliated with The Motown Alumni Association, which became a direct link to the legendary Motown session group The Funk Brothers. The remaining legends heard Chuck’s drumming enjoyed what they heard, dubbing him an honorary Funk Brother.