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Latin Grammy® Award-Winning Musician. Drummer. Producer. Educator. Bandleader


The Pan American Nutcracker Suite

The Pan American Nutcracker Suite is a global musical adventure that celebrates and unites the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s timeless masterpiece, “The Nutcracker Suite”, with the beautifully diverse musical traditions of the Americas’ and beyond. Created and co-arranged by Joe McCarthy and Vince Norman, this composition features original orchestrations accompanied with dance, and performed by Joe McCarthy's Latin Grammy® Award Winning New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band.

The Total Percussion Intensive

The Total Percussion Intensive (TPI), modeled after Joe McCarthy’s BASIC Training® Bootcamp for Serious Drummers®, is a program designed on the age-old philosophy that mastery of the fundamentals is essential to achieve total control in music.

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