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Jim Casella
Percussion composer/arranger
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Jim Casella is internationally recognized as one of today's most prolific arrangers for marching percussion, most recently working as a composer/arranger for The Cavaliers, the 7-time world champion drum and bugle corps from Rosemont, Illinois from 2006-09.

Casella attended San Jose State University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studied with Anthony J. Cirone and Jack Van Geem. In the world of percussion, he is well known for his work with the Santa Clara Vanguard where he served as an arranger from 1996 through 2004. He has presented clinics throughout North America as well as Europe, and Asia.

Residing in Portland, Oregon, Casella also works as a composer/arranger for TV and broadcast projects. His latest broadcast composition projects have included nationwide spots for Cadillac, ABC College Football, Regal Cinemas, and Goodwill Industries. His score to the feature film "The Graves" starring Tony Todd (Candyman) and Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects) premiered in January of 2010.

Jim Casella is a signature artist with Innovative Percussion Inc. who manufacture his popular series of drumsticks and keyboard mallets. In addition, Casella is an official endorser/clinician for Pearl Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, and Remo Drumheads. He is the co-founder of Tapspace Publications and the producer and programmer of the innovative software instrument, Virtual Drumline.

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