Jewell Tone Music is excited to announce that Leonard Spriggs a.k.a. “Moose” has joined our teaching staff as our new drum instructor. Leonard was born and raised in Prince Georges County MD and starting playing drums at the age of 10 years old.
He has taught drums since High School, and was a touring professional for 20 years. He has performed with such notable artists as: Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Peaches & Herb, Byron Cages, BeBe and CeCe Winans.
Leonard has marching and concert band experience, and has spent a lot of time in the studio. He is noted for his desire to properly teach the rudiments of percussion with a big focus on timing and complex rhythms.
He is comfortable with all styles of music including Jazz, R&B, and Gospel.