Curt Bisquera

156 – Curt Bisquera: Keeper of the groove

In this podcast I talk to Curt Bisquera, who has been touring and recording for over 30 years with some of the biggest names in the business, including: Mick Jagger, Elton John, Tom Petty, Sarah McLachlan, and many others. Curt serves up real-world advice for the touring and studio drummer and suggests what he’d concentrate on now, if he were just entering the business as s drummer.

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (Tweet this)

Curt Bisquera talks about:

  • How he got started playing
  • The move to “go all in”
  • How he got his first big gig
  • Advice for drummers entering the music business
  • How he practices
  • Much More

Resources and Links

  • Contact Curt Bisquera: Website | Instagram | Twitter
  • Aerodrums
  • Jeff Porcaro
  • Morris Day and the Time
  • Steve Jordan
  • Charlie Drayton
  • Maurice White
  • The Gap Band
  • Zapp and Rodger

Curt Bisquera Plays:

  • Regal Tip
  • Paiste Cymbals

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