Entries by Nick

305 – Jose Pasillas (Incubus): Change is the only constant

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_305.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJose Pasillas is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award nominated drummer and music business veteran. Since he and fellow buddies started Incubus in 1991 they’ve sold over 13 million records, toured the world many times over and cemented themselves in the annals of history. After more than 25 years in the […]

304 – How to create your own opportunities with Michael Windish

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_304.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMichael Windish is a prime example of what happens when you work hard. Through his hard work Mike has moved up the ranks as a theme park performer, turned drummer for Chubby Checker and later became his music director and tour manager. He’s also followed his intuition by starting […]

303 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing “Rock Around the Clock”

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_303.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this session, Daniel deconstructs Bill Haley’s 1950s classic tune “Rock Around The Clock,” and explains how understanding more about its evolution can influence musicians in the 21st Century. What’s covered in this session: Understanding the historical importance of “Rock Around the Clock.” Bill Haley’s origins as leader of […]

[Special Announcement]: Introducing the Daniel Glass show

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_DG1.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere’s a new show coming to Drummers Resource: The Daniel Glass show. Click the play button above to hear more.

302 – Paul Wertico: A life of improvisation

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_302.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat can be said about Paul Wertico that hasn’t already been said? He’s s world class, 7X Grammy Award Winning musician who’s esteemed career and reputation proceed him. What’s more impressive than his resume is his resolve, fun-loving spirit and improvisational approach to living. Paul is a recent prostate […]

301 – How to sub like a pro

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_301.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSubbing gigs can be a great way to establish relationships with players you don’t already know, get your foot in the door with new clubs and get you more gigs in the future. There are some dos and don’ts when it comes to subbing and some of them can […]

300 – Greg Clark, Jr: Balancing confidence, mastery and humility

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_300.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWashington, DC born and raised Greg Clark, Jr may be slightly younger than a lot of the drummers I’ve interviewed for the site but don’t let his age fool you. Greg is wise beyond his years and plays with a soulful spirit that attracts both the young and old […]

299 – [A Rant] Thoughts on mastery

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_299.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe live in a world of dabblers. A place where people pretend to know everything but only have enough surface knowledge to merely get by. A place where people’s skill sets tend to be“good enough.” A place where people aren’t committed to their craft and make excuses about why […]

298 – Eric Harland audio masterclass

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_298.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEric Harland is a monster player….plain and simple. But Eric is much more than a drummer. He’s an introspective artist who connects with people and the world and uses his music as a form of communication. Known for his work with Jazz A-listers like Dave Holland and Joshua Redman, […]

297 – Just DO IT!

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_297.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSYou cannot build a reputation on things you’re going to do. If you want to achieve something you have to have movement. You have to always be doing and executing.  It’s a long game but you have to start now…JUST DO IT! “You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get!” – […]

296 – Calvin Rodgers Audio Masterclass

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_296.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSCalvin Rodgers is best known for his solid foundation behind a who’s who list of Gospel artists like Ricky Dillard, New G., Ramsey Lewis, Urban Knights, and John P.Keee as well as multiple studio projects.  During one of these studio projects Rodgers landed the coveted gig with R&B powerhouse R. […]

295 – How much should you get paid for gigs and tours?

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_295.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOver the past 30 years we haven’t seen a huge increase in pay rates for local, bar/club dates…it’s typically between $150-$250 per show. Where the difficulty lies is when you’re asked to do small-scale tours, a run of dates, one-offs that require learning repertoire, and other unique situations. A […]