John Scalici
Endorsed Drum Circle Facilitator
Country of Residence:
United States
"I use Remo Drums because I love the combination of durability, playability and uniqueness of each product. They give me what I need in terms of sound and function as a professional facilitator and performing musician."
John Scalici is a professional drum circle facilitator, speaker, musician, songwriter, and master teaching artist.  He holds a BA in Communications from the University of Alabama and is an artist in residency with the Alabama State Council on the Arts.  A native of Birmingham, Alabama, John lived in Memphis, Tennessee from 1995-2000, playing music in the clubs on world famous Beale Street.  His band, junkyardmen, released Scrapheap Full of Blues, which was nominated for a Grammy for Best Blues Album. 

Mr. Scalici became active in the Tennessee State Arts Council with his program, Get Rhythm!®.  The program quickly became a favorite among arts-in-education organizations, teachers, students, and parents. 

To offer the Get Rhythm!® experience to adults, universities, and corporations, John received training from Village Music Circles™ (Santa Cruz, Ca.).  And to provide Get Rhythm!® to hospitals and long term care facilities, he attended Healthrhythms™, sponsored by drum manufacturing giant, Remo®, Inc. (Valencia, Ca.).
Since signing with Remo®, Inc. as an artist endorser, John has facilitated rhythm based events throughout the U.S. and has been a featured presenter at the American Music Therapy Conference.  He has facilitated rhythm based events for NBC Bank, Birmingham Southern College, Southern Dance Works, Alabama Music Educators Conference, University of Alabama, Summerfest Youth musical Theater, University of Alabama Birmingham, Clayton College of Natural Health, Jefferson County school system, Children's Dance Foundation, Exceptional Foundation, Camp ASCA, American Cancer Society, Birmingham Museum of Art, Operation New Birmingham, United Way, and many others.

The Get Rhythm!® program is for team building, schools, employee enrichment, stress management  and community events of all kinds.

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