Entries by Nick

447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_447.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSRich Redmond has been on the podcast a few times now. Why? Because he always has insightful, experience-based info to share. This episode is from an audio masterclass and Q&A that Rich and I did a few years back where he fields questions from the audience. The audience […]

446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_446.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSocial media is great! I use it every day and my podcast is possible because of social media and the power it has to reach millions of people around the world, for free. But, when used incorrectly it cause cause the most disastrous outcomes. Everyone is hiding something […]

444 – All about in-ear monitors with Kelly Bishop (Ultimate Ears)

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_444.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWith multiple in-ear monitor choices on the market it can be difficult to find the pair that’s right for you, especially if you’re new to in-ear monitors. In this episode I got a chance to chat with Kelly Bishop about in-ear monitor options, how to choose the best […]

442 – Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) Masterclass + Q&A

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_442.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis episode was recorded a few years ago as part of Drummer’s Resource Pro. Jim and I cover a wide variety of topics and although it’s a few years old, this conversation is every bit as relevant as it was then. He’s the drummer and music director for Rascal […]

441 – Richard Spaven: Always prepared, never contrived

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_441.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSUK based drummer Richard Spaven has been constantly making a name for himself in what I call “both sides of the business” – the drumming business and the music business. Separate but equal, Spaven’s career in the world of hip hop, electronic, jazz, etc and in drum clinics […]

439 – Alan Evans: Be Different (Soulive / Matador! Soul Sounds)

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_439.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAlan Evans has had a successful career as a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and producer spanning decades and winding through many musical genres. As a founding member of Soulive, Evans toured the world, and collaborated with artists like Dave Matthews, Black Thought, and many others. Now that his focus has […]

438 – Advice for beginners

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_438.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSGetting started with drumming can be overwhelming. For most of us, it can be challenging to figure out how to get started, what we should be focused on, what we can skip over and most importantly, what is it that will set us up to succeed as we […]

437 – Alvin Ford, Jr. (Trombone Shorty): A dreamer and a doer

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_437.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNew Orleans native Alvin Ford, Jr, has been playing drums since he was a young kid. His path has lead him around the world, honoring the New Orleans tradition with acts like Dumpstaphunk and Trombone Shorty. Although we never know where our path will lead, it’s important to […]

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 […]