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Drummer Talk 211 – The Taxman Cometh

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 211 – The Taxman Cometh

‘Tis the season for taxes, and we discuss ways you can help your music income work for you and your tax liability! In news, Zildjian wants to know how you practice, we talk about Soundgarden’s Summer drummer, we take a “name that fill” quiz, we learn how NOT to let someone know they’re not getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and we discuss the greatest British drummers.

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Drummer Talk 209 – Spotlight on Bruce Becker

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Drummer Talk 209 – Spotlight on Bruce Becker

I recently sat down with educator and session drummer, Bruce Becker, where we chatted about his time with the legendary Freddie Gruber, what it’s like to perform with a sibling for 30 years, how he goes about teaching high profile drummers, and all about his DVD – “Concepts and Philosophies: A Comprehensive Approach for the Development of Drum Technique.” Read more…

Drummer Talk 206 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 3)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 206 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 3)

We wrap up our review of new gear debuted at the NAMM 2014 show! In the news, we learn what happens when Will Ferrell claims to be Chad Smith, why Kenny Aronoff had to sit in with Styx, what’s up with all the late night bands, and the top 10 songs known for their drumming.

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Drummer Talk 205 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 2)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 205 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 2)

We continue our tour of new and interesting gear from NAMM 2014 with a look at new cymbal offerings. We all talk about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles British invasion, Max Roach’s collection at the Libray of Congress, Sabian’s acquisition of Billdidit, Inc, and we hear a sweet solo from a DT listener!

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Drummer Talk 204 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 1)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 204 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 1)

We’re covering the coolest and newest gear coming from NAMM 2014 for the next couple of shows!  In news, Questlove is named Time’s coolest person of 2013, the 2014 Hit Like a Girl contest is open for entries, the Red Hot Chili Peppers Karaoke through the Super Bowl, and we discuss 11 bands where the drummer is the coolest member!

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Drummer Talk 202 – All About Stick Bags

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Drummer Talk 202 – All About Stick Bags

We’re back from the holidays to kick off season 9 of Drummer Talk! On today’s show, we talk all about stick bags and Troy shows us how he knows way too much about leather. In the news, Ray Ayotte returns, Phil Collins is considering a return, we go over the Rock and Roll HoF 2014 inductees, unpack some of the Crescent Cymbal/Sabian deal, and pay tribute to Ricky Lawson.

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Drummer Talk 201 – Dealing with a Drumming 911

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 201 – Dealing with a Drumming 911

From broken heads to broken down cars, on today’s Drummer Talk we talk about dealing with and overcoming drumming emergencies!  In the news, we discuss the fate of the Dennis Wilson biopic, A Charlie Brown Christmas drummer, Led Zeppelin on Spotify, and the passing of Chico Hamilton

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