Duane Manning is a Drummer / Percussionist and Educator based in Melbourne Australia. Duane has built a wealth of knowledge over his years as a musician and educator having performed in many different situations. As a drummer Duane has performed in tribute shows, cover bands, funk duos and big bands as well as many years playing Rhythm and Blues, Rock n Roll, Reggae and Psychedelic Rock. Outside of his drum kit playing Duane has also specialised in Marching Percussion, a highly technical discipline that has seen him perform at many high profile events such as the NRL grand final, Melbourne City FC pre game, Channel 10 news and St Kilda Festival. These experiences in combination with his Bachelor of Arts in Popular Music and Performance have given Duane a great platform for his teaching career which consists of Running the percussion faculty of several Melbourne Schools as well as performing various workshops and private lessons in his own time.