Chad Paetznick

Short Video Bio

started drum lessons at age 4…

first gig at age 5  - sitting in on "Black Magic Woman" w/ his drum instructor’s band at the Tangiers Lounge, Akron, Ohio

was the drummer for the Ohio State University Jazz Lab Ensemble, directed by jazz organist great Hank “Marvelous” Marr and trumpeter Pharez Whitted

received his Bachelors in Music Education at Ohio State University where he studied percussion w/ James Moore, Tim Sivils, and Fernando Meza. Also studied conducting w/ Richard L. Blatti, and performed in the orchestra, percussion ensemble, and concert band

toured the United States and Canada w/ drum & bugle corps (Star of Indiana and Florida Wave)

performed / toured as the drummer for the 90's Ohio rock band Ishkabibble

recorded marimba for acclaimed British filmmaker Laura Mulvey

won R3Global’s Got Talent contest in 2009 with energy drink drum solo

nominated for the Grammy Music Educator award

band director and arranger, music consultant for Atlanta area schools since 1998.

strong and versatile drummer, all styles, 20+ years of recording and live show experience

seeking high level acts to record/tour/create music with, as well as music arranging, jingles, and film scoring. Music director/supervisor qualified.