Joey Banks

Black Star Drum Line Director

Joey B. Banks is a music entrepreneur, Grammy nominated drummer, and a multi-year recipient of the Madison Area Music Association "Drummer of the Year". He is also a graduate of the Musicians Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California and a proud alumnus of the Madison Scouts.

Joey specialize in performance and education of drum kit, percussive arts, hand percussion, music production, artist development, and event promotions. He has performed and recorded drums with over 100 artists, locally and nationally, and has over 50 album credits to his name.

Joey is a strong advocate for youth in performing arts and currently runs a private lesson studio with over 25 young students. He is the founder and director of the Black Star Drum Line and Drum Academy programs. He serves on the planning committee for the Overture Center's "Arts Education Roundtable" and is a professional teaching artist for the Madison Metropolitan School District and Madison Jazz Consortium.

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