Steve seems to be a common forename for outstanding drummers: Ferrone, Gadd, Houghton, Jordan – finally I did get Steve Smith in front of my camera.
Brendan Buckley is the drumming link to all of these and more: Julio Iglesias, Shakira, Shelby Lynne, Miley Cyrus and Tegan and Sara. For 20 years he tours professionally and loves it.
Playing a Double Stroke Roll is super easy – at least for Jason Sutter. Although known for his rock drumming, he’s a jack of many trades.
Russ Miller is one of the first call studio drummers in Los Angeles. He knows the difference between honesty and dishonesty behind the drum kit and much more. Watch what it sounds like.
Mark Guiliana is the personification of a modern drummer. He might also be one of the most creative drummers these days. When he enters the stage his presence hits everybody.
Pete Lockett is a shining light amongst drummers and percussionists on this planet.
John JR Robinson is one of the most recorded drummers in music history. We briefly met before his only clinic appearance in Germany 2016, where he played some polka, his signature intro and other things for me.
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.
There are certain places every drummer / percussionist enjoys visiting. Walfredo Reyes Jr. introduced me to his favorite toy store: L.A. Percussion Rentals.
Walfredo Reyes Jr.