Billy Woods has been a professional drummer since 1958, performing across the United States. In 1980, he discovered the dumbek, playing for accomplished dancers including Eva Cernik and Susannah Del Vecchio. Billy traveled and studied in Egypt in 1987. He has had the privilege of playing on stage with many wonderful musicians, including Souhail Kaspar. In the 30 years he has been teaching, many of his students have gone on to excel in their own right.