Chris Coleman had a fight with a metronome at the London Drum Show 2016 – he won. Afterwards he took some time backstage to explain why counting is so important.
Brian Frasier-Moore looks back to 25 years of touring. Artists who call him for gigs are Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Adam Blackstone, Janet Jackson and other big shots. What’s his secret? He told me.
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.
The freelance musician Emmanuelle Caplette won fame for her outstanding hand technique as well as for her graceful, yet powerful drumming.
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.
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.
He makes his money with something he didn’t learn at a school of music: SWAG-Drumming. Meet one of Germany’s most in demand hip-hop and pop drummers Jan “Stix” Pfennig.
Ari Hoenig is an adventurous jazz drummer from Brooklyn USA. When we shortly met before his Munich gig, Ari showed me a bit of how he practices when on tour or simply anywhere.
Claus Hessler is … always ready. The German drummer is not only known for his dry humor, but also for his exquisite drumming that combines sophisticated technique and great musicality.