Drummer's Resource
Drummer's Resource
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592 – Steve Pruitt: Get Your Money Right
Steve Pruitt the Oklahoma native who moved to Texas to study with Ed Soph at University of North Texas found himself thrust into the music scene of Denton, Texas. He was one of the original drummers in Snarky Puppy and was regularly gigging with a variety of different artists. But, finding the need to reinvent […]
Nov 23
1 hr 23 min
591 – Benny Greb: Effective Practicing for Musicians
As far as I’m concerned, Benny Greb is one of the thought leaders on effective practicing. Admittedly, Greb was a slow learner when he was a young player and needed to develop his practicing skills (yes, practicing is a skill). Because of this, Greb is recognized as one of the most respected drummers in the […]
Nov 16
1 hr 4 min
590 – Blair Sinta: There’s Always More to Learn
Blair Sinta is no stranger to digging in deep to learning new things. By his own admission, he can “sit in the studio all day” to get a particular sound or deconstruct what he’s hearing on a record that he’d like to replicate. It’s this relentless pursuit of learning that has kept Blair on the […]
Nov 9
1 hr 5 min
589 – Rick Marotta: Less is More
In this podcast I talked to drummer, Rick Marotta who has played on records for a list of artists that reads like a who’s who in the music industry.  You can hear Rick on records from Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Paul Simon, John Lennon, Hall & Oates, Stevie Nicks, Wynonna, Roy Orbison, Todd Rundgren, Roberta Flack, Peter Frampton, Quincy Jones, Jackson Browne, Waylon Jennings, Randy Newman, Kenny G., the Jacksons, Crosby, […]
Nov 2
1 hr 39 min
588 – Keith LeBlanc: The World’s First Hip Hop Session Drummer
Keith LeBlanc may not be a household name, but that’s not for good reason. Highly regarded as the first hip hop session drummer, his career took shape when he started working with the Sugar Hill Gang on their eponymous LP, which included the song Rapper’s Delight, one of the first hip hop songs ever. Keith’s […]
Oct 26
1 hr 34 min
587 – John Riley: The Four Characteristics of a Great Player
This episode originally aired on June 29, 2015 In this podcast I chat with jazz great, John Riley,  Riley has made a name for himself performing with world-class musicians like including Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, John Scofield, Bob Mintzer, Gary Peacock, Mike Stern, Joe Lovano, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, the Carnegie Hall Jazz […]
Oct 19
1 hr 22 min
586 – Victor Indrizzo: Courage Over Everything
Victor Indrizzo, who’s 30-year career spans working with Queens of the Stone Age, Willie Nelson, Scott Weiland, Alanis Morissette, Macy Gray and a slew of others, is a successful studio and touring drummer…who never thought he’d make it to where he is. Growing up in Los Angeles, Indrizzo had dreams of becoming a professional musician […]
Oct 12
1 hr 7 min
585 – Daniel Platzman (Imagine Dragons) Connecting the Puzzle Pieces
Imagine Dragons sell out stadiums all over the world. But for Daniel Platzman, whether he’s playing front of 100 or 100,000, it’s all the same. The music always comes first. Born into a family of chamber musicians, Daniel’s love for music started at a young age and has continued to flourish ever since. From middle […]
Oct 3
1 hr
584 – Omar Hakim: Forever the Student
Where can I begin to express the impact that Omar Hakim has had on both me and countless drummers across the globe? Omar’s career spans 50 years, multiple genres, millions of records sold and a slew of world tours and that’s only part of the story. As the child of a successful Jazz musician (Hasaan […]
Sep 28
1 hr 37 min
583 – Ralph Rolle (Nile Rodgers & Chic) No Plan B
Ralph Rolle might be the new hardest working man in show business. As the full-time drummer for Nile Rodgers & Chic, plus a restaurant and cookie company owner he also manages to find the time to do masterclasses around the globe among other things. “If you want to be a working drummer, you just need […]
Sep 21
1 hr 21 min
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