Francis Bassett-Dilley is a drummer, educator, and composer from Oak Park, IL. He is currently a Jazz Studies Undergraduate Major at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, planning on graduating in May of 2024. After graduation, Francis will attend graduate school and continue his career playing drums in jazz, rock, funk, R&B, and Afro-Latin music, teaching drums privately and through programs such such as Artfinix, and recording.
Here at Artfinix, Francis has helped direct the AC/DC summer camp and taught private drum lessons. He believes that by understanding each student as an individual, one can connect with them to inspire growth in numerous ways, musically and as a human being.