Art Verdi receives the Lifetime Achievement Award in Drumming

Art Verdi receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award in Drumming from Dan Britt

In his home on Monday (March 7, 2016), Art Verdi received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Drumming from the Global Teacher Network.  The award was presented by Dan Britt in the presence of Art’s family.

Art has been a member of the drumming community since the 1960’s and he’s performed with legendary musicians such as Sal Salvador, Lou Pallo, Jack Wilkens and countless others.

Art Verdi is also widely known for breaking Johnny Rabb’s “World’s Fastest Drummer” record, by becoming the first person to break 1100 single strokes in 60 seconds with an astounding 1,116.

 

Art Verdi and his son Artie, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from Dan Britt

Art Verdi and his son Artie, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from Dan Britt

 

 

Art Verdi, Mike Clark and Dan Britt at BB King's

Art Verdi, Mike Clark and Dan Britt at BB King’s

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