The concept of Music Annex NYC is simple: we make many of the
world's greatest musicians accessible to you
for classes and events that inform and inspire. And we do it at an
Some of the
world's greatest musicians live in the New York area or perform
here regularly. This includes players in jazz, rock, metal, R&B,
and more. Many of these players love to teach and interact in a
classroom setting! Music Annex NYC is well-connected to these
musicians and we work with them to create expteriences you will love.
Many of our master classes are held at
Mozart Studio in Little Falls, NJ.
addition to drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, and vocal classes,
Music Annex NYC will be scheduling music and
sound production/engineering classes wih world-class people.
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Music Annex NYC is owned by
Orkin Marketing Consultants. OMC manages business
and marketing for several top artists, and also owns and
Music Annex LA and the annual
Drum Fantasy Camp in Chicago.
|Vinny Valentino is a world-class guitarist and
educator. He is best-known for his work with the
legendary George Benson and Steve Smith's fusion band
Vinny is a "musician's
musician." He plays "in the pocket" and chooses his
notes carefully. He's a writer, arranger, and performer
of the highest order. He is also a great teacher -
helping drummers understand how to be more musical.
Vinny's company, "Play Along Jazz," produces play along
tracks for musicians of every background and playing
Steven Orkin has more
than 13 years in the music industry. He manages business and
marketing activities for artists Dave Weckl, Steve Smith,
Mike Stern, and more.
In 2007, Orkin started Drum
Fantasy Camp. DFC is the largest independent drum camp in
the world and attracts participants of all ages and playing
levels from more than 15 countries each year.
Annex NYC is Orkin's vision for an ongoing experience
similar to Drum Fantasy Camp. The small group experience,
combined with world-class instructors, will be made availabe
on a regular basis to Tri-State residents and visitors.
Orkin also operates
Music Annex LA in Los Angeles.
Questions about Music Annex NYC? Click
here to write to Steven directly!
L/R: Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd,
and Steven Orkin