Silent Man Standing
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Silent Man Standing

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Solo EDM Downtempo


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Craig Walkner is a six-time Wisconsin Area Music Industry award winner
and holds a degree in Percussion Performance from UW-Madison. A veteran
of the live and studio scene, he has appeared on 14 albums that have
been heard on national and international radio, TV, and film. He has
toured the US and performed in front of thousands, opening for The Fray,
Gin Blossoms, Hanson, Luce, Michael Glabicki (Rusted Root), Ozric
Tentacles, and The Gufs, and alongside such drumming greats as Louie
Bellson and Steve Houghton.

A highly acclaimed percussion
instructor, Craig has taught students of all ages and abilities for over
10 years. In addition, he has proofed percussion manuscripts for some
of today's most in demand percussion books published by Hal Leonard. He
has also composed music for the short films, All The Colors of Steve
(Wonder Pictures) and Conjured (Wonder Pictures), as well as performed
on Dan Maske's instructional keyboard book, Progressive Rock Keyboard,
also published by Hal Leonard.

Craig currently performs and
records in the bands Fringe Character, Bascom Hill, Far Corner, Snarling
Adjective Convention, and Yeti Rain. He has also performed with
American Idol Season 8 contestant Kendall Beard, and American Idol
Season 9 contestant Stephanie Daulong. Former bands include EXIT, the
2004 Wisconsin Area Music Artist of the Year, and Justin Black & Big
Heart, from Austin, TX. He released his solo ambient album,
"Introversion" under the moniker Moo in 2011.

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