Jojo Mayer has been on my interview wish list from the very beginning. As it turns out he is as authentic, original, thoughtful and inspiring as I imagined.
World-class drummer and percussionist Walfredo Reyes Jr. has a new CD out: WallyWorld. I had a look and a listen to his home made musical stew with some exotic flavors.
Matt Halpern is best known for his loose, funky progressive metal drumming with the US band Periphery.
For drum lovers in Europe it’s easy to fill their calendars with drum events. Besides lots of band concerts and music festivals there are a bunch of clinics and drum festivals happening each year.
Simon Gattringer is a busy groove drummer. Find out what he thinks makes a great pop groove. Also get inspired by what he does with a Jojo Mayer lick.
Where would the drumming world be today without cymbals from Turkey? Luckily we don’t have to think about that. But I was curious about the current drum scene of this transcontinental state.
Famous indie/world rockers Beirut stopped by at the Tollwood festival in Munich this summer. The perfect time to meet face-to-face with their drummer Nick Petree and listen to his musical signature grooves.
1) Be on time. 2) Know your material. 3) Have a positive and professional attitude. 4) Interact with the other musicians on stage. 5) Stay in shape. 6) Warm up and cool down.
Are you familiar with Gregg Bissonette? Yes, the versatile and happy-go-lucky drummer from California. He is one of the first call studio drummers in Los Angeles.
Brad Webb is best known as the drummer for Jamie Cullum. He is versatile, does things his way and people recommend him. Find out about the busy 30-year-old, who is a Vic Firth endorsee for 20 years now.