Michael Packer graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. Michael has studied privately with Ralph Humphrey and Jeff Hamilton. Performance credits include Free Flight, Nils Lofgren, Carl Anderson, Ben Vereen, Steve Allen, Michael Bolton (CableAce Awards) and Cirque Du Soleil (CableAce Awards). Television credits include 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Annual CableAce Awards (TNT), The EasterSeal Telethon (National Broadcast), KTLA Morning Show with Leeanza Cornet, World Cup Closing Ceremonies (World Wide Broadcast) and the New York New York Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. (In-house recording). His teaching experience consists of 15 years of private instruction and several clinics in the USA and Europe.
Michael is the author of Feet Don't Fail Me Now (Hal Leonard Publications) and Feet First (Michael Packer Publications). Michael has also written for Modern Drummer Magazine.
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