Randy Drake

Submitted by jd0307 on Mon, 01/02/2023 - 1:32pm
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Headshot of Randy DrakeRandy Drake, La Crescenta, California, was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2022 for his work on East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live in Concert. An accomplished drum set and percussion performer, he has performed with Dan Siegel, Bill Watrous, John Novello, Pat Kelley, Gregg Karukas, Jennifer Leitham, San Gabriel Seven and many other Los Angeles artists. He received his master’s degree in jazz studies at California State University, Long Beach in 2011 and a doctorate in ethnomusicology with a doctoral emphasis program in feminist studies at University of California, Santa Barbara in June 2018.