Chet Doboe is the musical director and arranger/composer for the Hip Pickles Drum Band from Long Island, New York. With Hip Pickles, Doboe facilitates interactive drum performances for major corporations as well as for schools. He has written twenty books on various topics of drumming and contributes articles to Modern Drummer and Percussive Notes. Doboe has performed on stages throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, he has performed at the opening of the UN Peace Summit, the United States Open, the Modern Drummer Festival, PASIC, the Montreal Drum Fest, and on numerous television shows.