Percussion Logic is a web-site devoted to the work of Loyd Warden.

A-frame Recording Studio  is a recording studio/musical instruction facility located in Columbia, Missouri. It offers full service audio production – tracking, mixing, and mastering -for backing tracks, song demos, or complete cd’s. The studio features state of the art recording equipment and software; it also provides premium backline gear such as vintage Fender amplifiers, Yamaha Motif, and top quality drum kits. Percussion Logic can offer administrative assistance in securing copyrights for original material and obtaining protective registration through clearance organizations like BMI and ASCAP.


Musical instruction is conducted by Loyd Warden, a graduate of The University of Missouri & William Paterson University. Academic achievement notwithstanding, Warden is an accomplished musician with thirty plus years of experience touring and recording in the U.S. and Europe. Invaluable experience when passing the musical torch to young players anxious to enter the world of professional music. Instruction is available for drums/percussion; bass; piano, improvisation, voice and recording software. All levels of accomplishment are accepted – beginners, intermediate, and advanced students are most welcome.


Percussion Logic is housed in a charming, multi-level a-frame building outside of Columbia. The relaxed, friendly atmosphere is very inspirational to learning and creating….


Feel the music? Whether you are taking lessons or recording, you will be working with a top pro. Percussion Logic is the place to explore your potential.


Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Loyd Warden began his professional music career at the age of fourteen, playing in and around the metropolitan area in various Jazz, Rock and Latin groups.   He has a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Central Methodist University and a Masters in Music Education from University of Missouri.  He has also studied drum set extensively with famed recording session drummer Gary Chester.

Loyd’s other percussion instructors through out his life include:  Roger Griffey, John Cushon, Dr. Dennis Rogers, Ron Stafford, Joe Porcaro, Ken Watson, John Riley, Gary Chaffee, Ed Soph, Dr. Julia Gaines, Steve Ferrone, Jose Aponte’ and Todd Strait.

Loyd has performed live with some big names in the music industry over the years including Buddy Guy, Ann Peebles, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Kevin Paige, The Drifters, The Coasters, Mike Mainieri, George Coleman and Ben Cauley.  Ben played trumpet in Otis Redding’s original band, among many others. These performances have occurred in many cities around the United States as well as countries around the world.  Loyd’s recording credits include CD releases, commercial radio and television spots.

Loyd is the owner & designer of A Frame Recording studio, a specialized boutique production and recording facility.  This facility is also the home base for A frame Recording, a new record and publishing company specializing in Jazz, Classical, Hip Hop, Christian and Ethnic music recordings.  Percussion Logic is Loyd’s teaching studio specializing in percussion, drum set, jazz improvisation, recording software, voice, piano, bass and guitar instruction.

Loyd’s private students have gone on to attend many prestigious music institutions such as The Berklee School of Music, Indiana University, The UMKC Conservatory of Music, McNally Smith College, The University of North Texas, Vanderbilt and Belmont University in Nashville.  Many of these students are active as professional musicians.

Loyd could not have accomplished his goals without the help and encouragement of his wife, Cathy and his Lord and creator, Jesus Christ.

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