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Crescent Cymbals

On December 14th, New Orleans jazz drummer and educator, Johnny Vidacovich received a lifetime achievement award from Crescent Cymbals for sustained excellence in the field of drumming. The award was presented by Stanton Moore during his Spirit of New Orleans Drum Camp, where Johnny was serving as an instructor.




Johnny Vidacovich is a contemporary jazz drummer from New Orleans, Louisiana, widely renowned as a prominent and sought after New Orleans musician as well as contributing to New Orleans cultural heritage. Drummers such as Stanton Moore, Kevin O'Day and Brian Blade have all cited Vidacovich as one of their drumming influences.