Bob 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 skills to Berklee School of Music to teach the next generation of drummers about practice efficiency and how to develop focus and discipline in their playing and every day life. Bob is also noted for being a long time student of Alan Dawson and he regularly draws on Alan’s teachings to keep his legacy alive and to continue to spread Alan’s word.
Bob Gullotti talks about:
- How he got started playing
- Playing professionally at the age of 15
- Studying with Alan Dawson
- His approach to teaching
- Advice for getting the most out of your practice routine
- How he got to know the band Phish and a subsequent surprise performance with them
- Much more
Resources / Links / People mentioned:
- Contact Bob Gullotti: Facebook
- The Fringe
- Trey Anastasio
- Sun Ra Arkestra
- Jon Fishman
- Alan Dawson
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