How I Spent My Pandemic: The Best Ideas Come From Crisis

It’s early May 2020. I have not played a show since March 10. That was the day before the NBA cancelled their season, which triggered the dominos that shut everything down. At first it felt like a Snow Day. My…

“Play To Satisfy What Your Ears Want” aka Drunk In NYC

In early 2016 Kevin Murphy (great drummer, great guy, currently working with Randy Houser) posted some great advice on the Nashville Drummers Facebook group. It was something every drummer needs to hear, but not everyone has the guts to tell…

Two Drums, One Guitar and a Full Dance Floor

I Was Surprised Twice 

So I did something last Fall that I’ve never done: hit the road with 2 drums and 1 guitarist. He happened to be LandStar Recording artist Adam Fears, who has had 3 top 20 singles on…

New Drum Kit

So I bought a set of Slingerland drums last month. I have always been partial to that brand, since Gene Krupa was my first drum idol growing up. But these are not just any Slingerlands, they are the mid-90’s Studio…