Hello readers, I recently had the opportunity (along with a few of my students who came with me) to attend a drum clinic featuring legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff. It was a great clinic, with Kenny doing what he does best; laying down the groove with power, confidence, and capability. Kenny has been a major player … Continue reading
Amazing to think that John Bonham has been gone for 32 years. He would have turned 64 this year, on May 31. Here is some video from this extraordinary performer. Thank you John, for bringing some serious grooves to our ears!
Just wanted to give a quick thanks and shout out to drummers John Riley and David Garabaldi. Both of these individuals have contributed greatly in the fields of Jazz (John Riley) and Funk (David Garabaldi) drumming education. I would highly recommend checking out their publications (Amazon.com has all their works) on both of these genres; … Continue reading
From Zildjian.com: Be sure to catch the Grammys this weekend as the legendary Roy Haynes adds to his list of noteworthy achievments. He’ll join Dolly Parton, the Ramones, Julie Andrews and the Kingston Trio as a Grammy award Lifetime Achievement honoree. He receives the award on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in … Continue reading
Anybody that knows me in a musical setting knows that as of late, I have had yet another “re-appreciation” of John Bonham, as I have had to re-examine his drum parts on several songs I have been asked to perform. A serious natural! I have recently created two videos which show a few of my … Continue reading