Drummer Talk 04/12/2012 – 10 Things the Best Pros Have in Common (#169)
We’re back from our long hiatus with a show talking about the 10 things (in no particular order) the “best” pro musicians have in common. Also, we have 2 new guys on the mic! In news, Luis Conte gets the online drum academy treatment, Roy Haynes is honored, Questlove opens his own hoodie shop, and Zildjian’s Drummer Love heads to Europe! Show notes after the break!
- Luis Conte school of percussion
- Roy Haynes to Receive Peabody Medal
- Zildjian’s Drummer Love Europe
- Questlove’s Hoodie Shop
- Sonny Igoe Dies at 88
- World’s Largest Cowbell Ensemble
- King’s X Drummer Gives Message to the Fans
- 10 Things the Best Pros Have in Common
- The best professional musicians are all self starters and entrepreneurs.
- The best professional musicians have an unquenchable thirst for learning.
- The best professional musicians arrive early.
- The best professional musicians arrive prepared.
- The best professional musicians have a healthy balance of career and the rest of life.
- The best professional musicians can read anything you put in front of them.
- The best professional musicians can play anything you ask them to play.
- The best professional musicians have a desire to see others grow in their own musicianship.
- The best professional musicians embody a servant-minded attitude towards their role in music.
- The best professional musicians are humble about their gifts and talents and strive to leave every bridge unburned