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.
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.
Eric Moore is a flashy, extremely energetic dead-aim drummer with fast hands, sure. As a musical chameleon with a deep pocket and a clear mindset he keeps pushing forward.
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.
Joe Porcaro is a legendary drummer, percussionist and educator who is still busy teaching and gigging while in his mid 80s. We met during his lunch break at LACM – I was all ears and one camera.
He is one of the top players and educators in the drum business: Ralph Humphrey. At age 71 the drummer from California published a new drum method book.
He is a big drum fan. But Gábor Dörnyei is an excellent live and session drummer himself.
At the NAMM Show you find a lot of queues and clusters of people. Today one queue had been extremely long. Hundreds of people were waiting in line to get their autograph from and selfie with a man called Questlove.