May 4, 2011 2:46 PM
Brandon Draper remembers one of his earliest classroom experiences: He was 5, but he wasn’t in kindergarten. He wasn’t even in school. “It was my first drum lesson,” he said. “My teacher started me marching in place so I could move my feet and play at the same time. And after my lesson, if I’d done what I was supposed to do, I’d get at a big drum kit and wail on it.