How many Jazz-Metal drummers do you know? I ran into Adam Marko of the band Special Providence in Switzerland. Adam had just enough time to also demonstrate one of his favorite warm-ups: a progressive Paradiddle.
Pete Lockett is a shining light amongst drummers and percussionists on this planet.
Benny Greb is one of Germany’s most appreciated and active drummers. In addition he has his own trio called “Moving Parts”. Their first live album is out now.
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.
The freelance musician Emmanuelle Caplette won fame for her outstanding hand technique as well as for her graceful, yet powerful drumming.
Sexism is as old as mankind. Unfortunately it remains a big topic all over the world.
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.
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.