Entries by Nick

434 – Cindy Blackman-Santana: Connecting to the Divine

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_434.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSCindy Blackman-Santana, widely known as the longtime drummer for Lenny Kravitz and wife of Carlos Santana is so much more than that. She’s an accomplished player in multiple styles, records and releases her own music, has played with many of the who’s who in music, including: Pharoah Sanders, Cassandra […]

433 – Dealing with Rejection

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_433.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOne constant in life is that we always have to deal with rejection. It’s starts at a young age and whether you didn’t get picked for the baseball team, the girl you asked out on a date said no, or you didn’t get into the college you wanted, […]

432 – Jon Epcar: Trust the process

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_432.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJon Epcar, born and raised in LA shares ties with the East Coast, too. A graduate from Berklee and 10-year NYC resident, Epcar’s path has been one full of hard work, patience and a little bit of luck. Epcar never had his eyes set on Broadway…in fact, he […]

429 – The Big Picture: Integrating drums and life

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_429.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe all have different paths that we want to take or need to take for whatever reason. What’s important to remember is that if we want to make drums an important part of our lives we need to learn how to make it work with our lives. For […]

428 – Barry Kerch (Shinedown): Never give up

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_428.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShinedown’s Barry Kerch is right where he’s always wanted to be: Playing drums full time in a major touring band. From the outside it’s hard to imagine Barry doing anything else than playing drums, but that wasn’t always the case. A relocation, a new job and thoughts of […]

427 – Shane Theriot (Hall and Oates / Live From Daryl’s House) A Drummer at Heart

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_427.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI met Shane Theriot through drummer Brian Dunne after hearing that Shane is a listener of the DR podcast. See, Shane may be a guitar player, but he’s a drummer at heart, starting out on drums in his younger years. It’s only fitting that he’s had the opportunity […]

424 – 10 Money Management Tips for Musicians

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_424.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMoney management, on a DRUMMING podcast? Yes! Why? Because we’ve all seen the stories about a musician who is struggling financially as they deal with an injury, insurance bills, car problems, etc. The worst part is that with a little bit of planning a lot of these situations […]

423 – The most impactful DR episodes to date…

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_423.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI get asked all the time what my favorite episode is, but there’s no way for me to answer that. Truth is, I’ve enjoyed every episode and have learned from every one of them. But, there have been specific episodes that have directly impacted my life. Listen as […]

422 – Developing your own systems

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_422.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere’s more than one way to get things accomplished. A good way is to look at what others have done and duplicate their process. The problem is that what works for others may not work for you. I explore this topic in today’s episode. Drummer’s Resource Podcast is […]

420 – Larnell Lewis: Serving the Moment

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_420.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLarnell Lewis is a drummer, composer, solo artist, sideman, clinician, educator and producer but that’s just scratching the surface of the man who wears many hats. The Toronto native is a overflowing with creativity that he derives from his surroundings and manifests it into sounds and colors behind […]

419 – The characteristics of a great drummer

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_419.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI had the opportunity to chat backstage with my buddy Shane Theriot at a recent Hall and Oates show. Shane is the guitar player and musical director for Hall and Oates and he has played with a slew of amazing drummers. The list includes (but is not limited […]

417 – The truth about the music industry

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_417.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTo listen to this article (plus commentary) click the play button above.  I just had an extremely long meeting with Steve Rennie, a 35-year music industry veteran who was the VP of Epic Records, founded ArtistDirect and managed Incubus for over 15 years. There was one common theme […]