Dave and Troy take a look at the first 6 drumming myths debunked on Modern Drummer.
Duke Pearson’s “Little Drummer Boy” with Mickey Roker on drums is the definitive version you need to hear
This was released on Pearson’s 1969 Merry Ole Soul album on Blue Note records.
This is a marimba arrangement of a beautiful classical guitar piece by Isaac Albeniz.
Gordon Campbell has an impressive resume with sessions with Earth, Wind, and Fire, Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Mary J. Blige and more.
Quick! Name some bands who have a drummer lead singer! A few pop to mind right away, probably, like The Band, The Eagles, and Genesis, but there are a few more you might not know had a drummer lead singer.
Ever wondered what drives one of the greatest rock drummers of all time? What keeps such a successful musician like Neil Peart motivated and pushing for excellence? As it turns out, it’s about always being a student of the craft.
“In 2007 I studied with Peter Erskine because I was doing a Buddy Rich tribute concert and I wanted to take my big band drumming up a level. I went over to Peter’s house with my sticks, feeling like a 13-year-old again. I was going in there to the master and I told him at the time, ‘As far as I’m concerned you’re a surgeon and I’m a butcher.’
Here he is with the Benny Goodman Quartet. Man… Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, and Lionel Hampton in one group?!