Curtis Byrd is no stranger to drums and percussion, having picked up his first drumsticks at the age of two. He has since devoted his career to playing, teaching, and performing around the world. His passion for music and fitness has inspired him to combine drumming with health and wellness programs.

Byrd has made a career with his craft, traveling internationally with various Hip Hop/Blues/Pop Artists, and performed overseas supporting our troops on the USO Tour. His portfolio includes Baby Bash, Van Morrison, Drop City Yacht Club, Frankie J, and One Block Radius. Curtis also performs DJ-Drummer sets alongside Power 106 LA’s DJ E-Man and FOX Studio’s DJ Johnny Knight.

He has appeared in multiple national print and television campaigns for Guitar Center promoting drums, and his passion runs deep with drumming. In his spare time, he can be found on drums and percussion at Agape Spiritual Center, teaching private lessons, or in the studio.

A drummer at Crunch Fitness Sunset for the last 10 years, Byrd has provided percussive drumming for classes such as yoga and spin as well as special events. Most recently he developed YogaBeats and BeatsRx; both classes are a combination of drumming, fitness, meditation, and yoga. He also travels the world with Pound Fit, spreading the concept of fitness and drumming. Curtis holds a Certification in HealthRHYTHMS and facilitates therapeutic drumming for schools and groups.

Curtis’s goal is to utilize drumming to expose the mind and body to this enjoyable activity, while at the same time achieving overall health and wellness.Byrd currently holds product endorsements with: Remo, Mapex, Regal Tip, and Tycoon Percussion.