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Scott Schroedl is a full-time musician, live performer, freelance studio drummer, The Dream Factory recording studio owner, and popular private-lesson drum instructor based in Madison, Wisconsin. He is an internationally recognized published author whose previously released titles include: Drum Tuning- the Ultimate Guide, 101 Drum Tips, Grooves You Can Use, the Hal Leonard Sound Library Series (three book/CD/CD-ROM packages of drum loops for use in music looping programs) and Play Drums Today! Levels 1 and 2 (a self-teaching drum set method), and a Play Drums Today! DVD.

In addition, Scott is a professional drum transcriber for both Cherry Lane Music and Hal Leonard Corporation (Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium, Best of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Greatest Hits and; Hal Leonard Drum Play-Along Series (many); Dave Matthews Band Fan Favorites; Metallica St. Anger; Blink 182 for Drums; System of a Down- Toxicity for Drums; The Beatles Drum Collection; Nirvana Drum Collection; Best of Steely Dan; Metallica Garage, Inc.; Chicago Transcribed Scores, Volumes 1 and 2; and selected volumes from both the Musician’s Institute Workshop and Gig Guide series, and many more) for whom he is also a prolific session drummer, having recorded well over 275 of the audio CDs (over 3,700 songs) that supplement their instructional books. In an attempt to help home recording enthusiasts obtain professional sounding drum tracks, he began Scott Schroedl’s Pro Drum Tracks available to anyone anywhere in the world via the internet through his web site www.scottschroedl.com.

Scott is a member of Altered Five. Founded in 2002 by five Southern Wisconsin music veterans, Altered Five has built a solid reputation for performing an exciting brand of “rockin’ rhythm ’n’ blues.” Altered Five signed with Cold Wind Records in January 2008 and will release “Bluesified” in June. Cold Wind is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, and is distributed by Portland, Oregon-based Allegro Corporation, one of the largest independent distributors of music in North America.

Scott proudly endorses, Aquarian Drumheads, Axis Pedals, Drum Tech DTS Drum Tuning System, Noble & Cooley Drums, Paiste Cymbals, RoboKey drum keys and Vic Firth Drumsticks.