Dennis Cadigan Drum Instructor


Dennis Cadigan has been playing drums for over 35 years. Nearly signed with Columbia Records in 1970, Dennis was sponsored by Youngblood's leader Jesse Collin Young in an original band in 1971. A music major at S.J.C. in the 70's, he was hired by Eugene Smith, jazz pianist (Ember Records, Alan Freed) in 1976. Offered prestigious position of a studio drummer for Motown records LA, Dennis has played many professional shows with artists such as Johnny Roberts, Tanya Tucker, David Frizzel, Bill Cooley (Reba McEntire) and Scott Joss (Merle Haggard, Dwight Yokam).

Dennis teaches emphasizing reading, stick control, set control and four way independence. He can be reached at 530-262-4368.