Month: June 2014

Melt Your Brain With The Brazilian Swing

This past weekend I had the pleasure of teaching a group of great drummers some samba Carioca (Rio-style samba). The group was a bunch of drum corps drummers, which means they had tons of chops–great hands. But I think few,

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The Benefits of Just Showing Up #243

I wanted to talk about my best musical performance moment. But, this is so hard to do – it’s so hard to pick from all of the great moments I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of. But here

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My Favorite Live Music Experience

I saw The Police with Santana opening in the early 80’s in Sacramento (’81?). This was the Ghost In The Machine tour, and it was absolutely amazing. First off, Santana was on fire that night. At that point in their

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Drummers High

I attended a drum corps drummer reunion this past weekend. Saw old friends, spent four hours drumming, then another four hanging at a local pizza place and elsewhere afterwards. Just a great, great event with a bunch of great people.

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