POSTED: October 3, 2014

The 5th Annual Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience

Saturday, January 10, 2015-Portage Central High School, Portage, MI
Saturday, January 17, 2015-Byron Center High School, Byron Center, MI
Saturday, January 24, 2015-Concord Jr. High School, Elkhart, IN

The KHDCX is a unique one-day experience, with a focus on playing in a drum set ensemble




POSTED: July 10, 2014

8th Annual Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive

The 8th Annual Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive was a huge success.  45 drummers over the course of two weeks rehearsed at Western Michigan University and performed downtown at the Union Cabaret & Grille.

Week 1                                                             Week 2

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POSTED: November 5, 2013

Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience at WMU expands to Byron Center and Elkhart, IN

The 4th Annual Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience was a success at Western Michigan University on November  4th, 2013.  10 drummers participated in a full day of musical fun in a drum choir setting.

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The KHDCX also traveled to Byron Center High School in Grand Rapids and Concord High School in Elkhart, Indiana.


POSTED: June 14, 2013

JAZZ DRUMS NOW! VOLUME 2 just released!

Jazz Drums Now!  Volume 2, the awaited follow up to Volume 1, is available now at  Volume 2 introduces brushes, New Orleans Second Line rhythms, the shuffle, and focuses on advanced comping and solo concepts, all with the Total Play-Along System on MP3 CD.

Order your copy here! 

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POSTED: February 27, 2013

Summer Drum Intensive in Downbeat Magazine

Registration is open for the 2013 Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive and a picture of us was included in Downbeat Magazine’s 2013 International Jazz Camp Guide.  Look at all those drummers!!

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POSTED: January 31, 2013


Keith had the privilege of sharing the stage with some amazing speakers at Catalyst2013 where he spoke on ‘Improvising Creativity’.  800 people at a sold-out event with speakers like Corey Booker, John Acuff, Nancy Duarte and others.

Download the CONFIDENCE confession here


POSTED: January 15, 2013

Registration is open for the 2013 Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive!

Information and sign up

POSTED: December 17, 2012

Donate to young boys in need

Friends, I need your help.  Last week, I had the opportunity to present a jazz education program sponsored by Education for the Arts to a school in Kalamazoo.  The school serves boys age 8-18 with emotional disorders.  It was an amazing experience for all of us.  They were really into the music, air drumming, moving in their seats, and singing along.  During our performance, our good friend Julie Parker noticed that these 35 boys did not appear to have much in the way of clean or appropriately fitting clothes.  The office confirmed that the boys are definitely in need.  SO…..we are taking action!  We are asking for donations of boys clothing, or money that will be used to purchase things they need.   You can email me for clothing donations or go to my website to donate money.  We will shop this week so they will have things by Friday for Christmas.  We want to continue to serve these boys and make an impact in their lives.  Won’t you help us?

Help us bless boys ages 8-18 in Kalamazoo.

POSTED: November 27, 2012

Jazz Drums Now! Vol. 2 due out in the Spring

Stay tuned for the follow up to Jazz Drums Now! Vol. 1…

POSTED: October 17, 2012

Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience was a success

The KHDCX was a great success for everyone on November 10.

The Drum Choir Xperience is a unique one-day experience with a focus on playing in a drum set ensemble.

“We were glad to have our son challenged at such a high level, and then inspired to play better!” 
- Mark & Elisabeth, parents

“This camp stretched my capabilities further than I thought I could go in one day!!  Awesome experience!!”
- Matt D, student


  • To play with other drummers in a friendly and inspiring atmosphere
  • To play melodies of jazz standards around the drum set
  • To use well-known jazz drumming vocabulary to play with other drummers
  •  Different improvisation techniques to express yourself and communicate with others
  • much more….