Entries by Tomás Shannon

430 – Paul Wertico: Audio Masterclass

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_430.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA true master of the instrument, Paul Wertico is a 7-time Grammy Award winner and is best known for his 18 years that he spent with Pat Metheny. Paul has also played with hundreds of other artist throughout his storied career. I’ve been fortunate to have Paul on […]

425 – Donavan Hepburn: No Excuses

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_425.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDonavan Hepburn, the UK native who’s currently holding down the drum throne for both Jeff Lynne’s ELO and Take That shows now signs of slowing. Donavan’s “go get ‘em, no excuses” attitude has proven successful for him over the years and can serve inspiration for anyone who’s ever […]

418 – Alex Bailey: Searching for something

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_418.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s safe to say that Alex Bailey is a phenom. By age ten Alex was playing professionally before he went on to study at Berklee College of Music, and eventually landing the gig with Grammy Award winning bassist, Marcus Miller. Alex’s resume is impressive to say the least, […]

411 – Lil John Roberts: The next chapter

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_411.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLil John Roberts is no stranger to the podcast, making this his third appearance with this episode. Although John is one of the most sought after Jazz and R & B Drummers of his generation and has worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Janet Jackson to Herbie Hancock and […]

408 – Charles Ruggiero: Creating his own legacy

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_408.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSCharles Ruggiero, son of legendary drummer Vinnie Ruggiero, has made quite the name for himself in his own right. Not one to live in the shadow of his father, Charles has developed his own unique style and voice behind the kit. Since “turning pro” in 1994 Charles has […]

404 – Eric Leiderman: Late night TV’s drum ambassador

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_404.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEric Leiderman, producer from Late Night with Seth Meyers has found himself in a unique position. As a drummer, Eric has always juggled touring and working in television only to find himself combining the two…sort of. The band leader for Late Night with Seth Meyers is drummer Fred […]

397 – Doug Belote: Chasing a dream in New Orleans

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_397.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSouthern Louisiana native Doug Belote grew up immersed in cajun country and listening to the sounds of Jazz, Rock, Cajon, Dixieland, Zydeco, and second line. Drawing inspiration from the sounds of the south, Belote developed not only his own unique, “between the cracks” feel but also an impressive […]

395 – David Northrup: The rollercoaster ride of a life in music

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_395.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDavid Northrup is an industry veteran who’s resume is both diverse and impressive, having worked with Boz Scaggs, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Disco Biscuits and many others. During his career he’s experienced both ups and downs and he openly shares his journey as a lesson of […]

393 – Thriving as a band leader and educator with Jeremy Hummel

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_393.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJeremy Hummel has been a pro drummer for years and is someone who knows a thing or two about thinking outside the box. As a founding member of the multi-platinum band Breaking Benjamin, Jeremy was forced to make some shifts in his career when he left the band. […]

391 – Jim Bogios (Counting Crows): preparation meets opportunity

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_391.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJim Bogios, the longtime drummer of Counting Crows and Bay Area native is no stranger to success as a drummer. Getting started at the ripe age of 12, performing is in his blood…but, although he had a jumpstart on his career, Jim’s hard work and preparation have been […]

389 – Bill Bruford – An exploration into the drummer’s creative process

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_389.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s hard to summarize Bill Bruford’s career or impact on the drumming community as a whole in a few sentences., but let me give you a 35,000 foot view of what he’s accomplished. Bill was the founding drummer of the iconic and ground-breaking band, YES and after his […]

387 – Vinnie Amico (moe.) Jamming through the new era of music

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_387.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou can say that Vinnie Amicio was at the right place at the right time and you’d be half-right. When Amico, who’s been a member of the band moe. since 1996, was originally asked to join the band, he declined. The band was just getting it footing and […]