Kevin Gianino, Adjunct Professor of Jazz Percussion. A native of St. Louis, Professor Gianino attended St. Louis Community College-Meramec, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Webster University. He has served as a faculty member for the International Summer Jazz Academy in Poland and for the Webster Summer Jazz Combo Camp, and the Jim Widner Summer Jazz Camps. He is in demand as a clinician, adjudicator, and performer on a national basis. He is a member of the Webster Faculty Jazz Ensemble, Brilliant Corners, the Sessions Big Band, and the Hard Bop Heritage Quintet. Among the many artists with whom he has performed are Michael Buble, Diane Schurr,Toshiko Akiyoshi, Nick Brignola, Richie Cole, Buddy De Franco, Jon Faddis, Terry Gibbs, Al Grey, Rob McConnell, Bobby Shew, Marvin Stamm, Clark Terry, Dianna Krall and Nancy Wilson. He has toured the U.S., Canada, and Mexico with the Ice Follies and Holiday on Ice Shows. He has made numerous appearances at jazz festivals as adjudicator, guest artist and clinician. Gianino is an instructor at Fred Pierce’s Drum Studio Drum Shop.