What can be said about Paul Wertico that hasn’t already been said? He’s s world class, 7X Grammy Award Winning musician who’s esteemed career and reputation proceed him. What’s more impressive than his resume is his resolve, fun-loving spirit and improvisational approach to living. Paul is a recent prostate cancer surviver (we cover this extensively in the conversation) but ins’t one to slow down. This is evident in the fact that he has a new record out with his group Wertico, Cain and Gray, has recently released a new book (Turn the Beat Around) and is planning on spreading the word about prostate cancer and the importance of males getting a PSA test.
Paul Wertico talks about:
- The discovery and recovery of his prostate cancer
- His new book and the fresh, revolutionary approach to “beats”
- Improvised music and the beauty of experimenting
- How to practice finding your voice, “saying something” and interacting with the other musicians
- Much much more
Resources / Links / People mentioned:
Paul Wertico plays:
- DW Drums
- Promark Drumsticks
- Remo Drumheads
- Shure Microphones
- Puresound Percussion
- Humes and Berg Bags
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