Entries by Nick

331 – Dre Energy (Cirque du Soleil) From broke and busted to international clinician

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_331.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAndre Boyd, aka Dre Energy, is man of resolve. Known for his work with Cirque du Soleil, Dre transformed himself into one of the most respected and in-demand clinicians in the world. Boyd’s story of barely having enough money to fly to NYC for the Cirque audition to […]

330 – The difference between the drumming business and the music business

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_330.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt may come to a surprise to you but there is definitely a difference between the drumming business and the music business. Not only is there a difference but there are also different decision makers in each industry. Knowing what business your in FIRST is a good start […]

328 – Kevin Murphy: Pulling back the curtain of the touring world

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_328.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSKevin Murphy, the Nashville touring drummer who’s known for his work with Tonic, Randy Houser, and Big & Rich among others, opens up for a candid conversation. We delve into the realities of being a touring drummer, the opportunity costs associated with it and why the it’s not always […]

327 – How to filter through your drumming information overload

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_327.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWith the endless amounts of drumming information available to us, it’s increasingly difficult to filter through the noise. Of course we all want to learn as much as possible but taking inventory of your goals and weaknesses is the best way to start the process of where to […]

325 – Bob Gullotti (Berklee Professor / The Fringe): Developing focus, efficiency and discipline

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_325.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSBob Gullotti is forever leaving his mark as one of the founding members of The Fringe and worldwide tours with tours with Eddie Henderson, J.J. Johnson, Joe Lovano, and John Patitucci Bob is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Over the past seven years Bob has taken his […]

324 – Are you limiting your potential?

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_324.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe all have a relatively unlimited amount of potential. The problem is that potential remains potential if we don’t do something about it or even worse, limit our own potential with our daily habits. If we can learn to get out of our own way we can increase […]

322 – Claus Hessler: Bridging the gap between technique and musicality

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_322.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClaus Hessler is a head-turner. Not only does he have blazing chops and technique comparable to the best in the biz but he also has the musical mind to use his technical prowess the most melodic of ways. There’s no wonder why he’s a top-call player for acts […]

321 – Why you need a mentor (and how to find one)

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_321.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s no secret that a mentor can help you accelerate your progress both professionally and personally. In this episode I share how I came to know my mentor, Glen Ferracone, and ways you can find one too. Drummer’s Resource Podcast is free thanks to support from: DW Drums: I’ve been […]

319 – Matt Musty (Grace Potter): The rollercoaster ride of a freelance drummer

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_319.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMatt Musty, now an LA resident, has traveled from coast to coast playing music and relocating his residents along the way. From New England to NYC to Nashville and now to LA, Musty has kept one thing constant: chasing the muse of becoming a master player and establishing […]

317 – Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel / Hall & Oates) A man of many hats

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_317.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you tried to nail down Jerry Marotta to a certain genre of music, you’d have a hard time…even harder would be to try to keep track of his gigs with the long list of acts he’s currently performing with. Known for his work with artists including Peter […]

316 – Act as if

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_316.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs humans we tend to think we’ll develop great habits and be more successful once we reach our goals. The reality is that we need to be successful first and from that success we’ll reap the benefits of our hard work and good habits. Drummer’s Resource Podcast is […]

314 – Jason “JT” Thomas (Snarky Puppy/Forq): A gig is a gig is a gig

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_314.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJason JT Tomas, most notably known for his work with Snarky Puppy and Forq pulls no punches when he says: “A gig is a gig.” No stranger to playing with some of the greatest musicians in the world, JT dives in and dispels the rumor that one gig […]