Brandon Toews is an author, educator, and performer based out of Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of The Drummer's Toolbox and the co-author of The Best Beginner Drum Book. In addition to creating educational resources for drummers, he has acquired his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada with a major in Music Performance. Having played drums for the past 15 years, Brandon has studied with many notable educators and performers including Jared Falk (Drumeo), Colin Stranahan (Jonathan Kreisberg; Kurt Rosenwinkel), and Brian Thurgood (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra; MacEwan University). Brandon is also the Content Project Manager at Musora Media Inc., home to the award-winning online music education platforms Drumeo, Pianote, Guitareo, and Singeo.