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Derek Henderson

One of the most versatile, energetic and popular drummers on the Chicago music circuit today. Plays all music styles with more than 10 different bands. Has played on all the major clubs,stages, events and festivals for many years. His band, System 7, plays at the wellknown jazz club, The Backroom, in Chicago every month - featuring the great sax player Audley Reid. Has extesive studio experience. Tours in Asia and USA. Released the DVD, Fat-time-keeper and friends in 2006 - featuring 18 of the best jazz musicians in Chicago. Just came back from Europe where he is looking for bands to play with from April 2007. Since 2006 endorsed by Trick drums.


Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


Currently has 7 students in Chicago, once a week. Just started to give lessons.

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