ToneRow. Your very own virtual conservatory.

We study music because at some point we experienced its magical power. The performance that captivated us from the first note…the artist who conjured thoughts and feelings we didn’t know exist. How did they do that?

It’s not “genius.” It’s lots of practice, attention to detail, and good instruction. Really good instruction.

ToneRow is a virtual conservatory that is accessible to anyone. We remove barriers of distance, travel time, limited enrollment, and high tuition to extend the reach of remarkable teachers and expand your opportunities for learning.

Welcome to ToneRow.

Learn from the world’s finest music masters.


“Karl Latham is an inventive powerhouse whose influences are many but whose ideas are his own.” Jeff Tamarkin Karl’s career has spanned the globe performing, recording and producing with Grammy Award winning artists, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members and multitude of internationally acclaimed musicians. Karl is known for his exceptional ability to dig into a variety of musical styles, playing funk, rock, Latin, modern jazz, straight-ahead jazz, and avant-garde. Karl is included in the Drummerworld Drummers list and was nominated with Mark Egan and Ryan Carniaux for the BMW 2016 Welt Jazz Award. As a freelance drummer Karl has performed Ali Ryerson; The Bernie Worrell Orchestra; Michal Urbaniak; Jerry Vivino; Andy Snitzer; Johnny Winter; The Shirelles; John Lee; The Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars; The Fantasy Band; Claudio Roditi; Slide Hampton; Clark Terry; Johannes Mossinger Quartet (with guests Joel Frahm, Don Braden, Seamus Blake, Johannes Enders and Joe Lovano); Howard Paul with guests Tom Scott and Jody Espina; Dave Stryker; Wolfgang Lackerschmid and subbed on the Broadway productions of “Bring It On” , “Hamilton”, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and “Ain’t Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations”. Karl is co-leader of Big Fun(K) with saxophonist/composer Don Braden. Karl received a B.S.S. from Ohio University, studies included private lessons with drumming greats Gary Chester and Joe Morello. Karl is a long-standing adjunct professor at several New Jersey colleges. Karl continues to teach workshops, master classes and clinics in the USA and abroad. Karl is an endorsing artist for Paiste Cymbals, Yamaha Drums, Innovative Percussion, Evans Drumheads, Big Fat Snare, AEA Microphones, Radial Engineering and RME.

  • Confident
  • Energetic
  • Extroverted
  • Helpful
  • Knowledgeable
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