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Drummer Talk 243 – Examining Modern Drummer’s 12 Debunked Drumming Myths (Part 1)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 243 – Examining Modern Drummer’s 12 Debunked Drumming Myths (Part 1)

Dave and Troy take a look at the first 6 drumming myths debunked on Modern Drummer.

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Neil Peart on the pursuit of excellence (DrumExpo 2014)

Drummer Talk

Neil Peart on the pursuit of excellence (DrumExpo 2014)

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.’

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