In the upcoming movie, Whiplash, J.K. Simmons plays a music teacher who pushes his drumming student, played by Miles Teller, to greatness.
I don’t know about you, but this clip hits a little too close to home for me! I’ve had some professors equally as punishing (minus the slapping).
Check out this 6-part interview from Meinl featuring the legendary drummers of funk, Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks. If you want to see some living history, watch these now!