"The only way to get away from the same sound over and over is to program a drum machine. Maybe some shakers, Tamborine something in the higher frequencies so you can hear it. I tried it once and loved it. I named each program the name of the actual…"
"Boy , Looking at these lists reminds me of how many great players there actually are!! I would have all of them on my list...Im grateful that I play drums for a living and will NEVER run out of things to learn!!"
"Heres a list that have influenced my life as a drummer..
Warren "Baby" Dodds
Drums over 20 years experience. Strong vocal ability in the style of Paul Rodgers of Bad Company.
Over 100 Cd's recorded many at Butch Vigs Smart Studio
Pat Macdonald from Timbuk 3
Blues legends from Muddy Waters band Pinetop Perkins and Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
House of Blues Recording Artist - Paul Black and the Flip Kings
Tony Bellamy from the 70's band RedBone
Theatrical production of Jesus Christ Superstar
Oslo Norways king of the blues - Adam Douglas
Guitar Slinger Jay Stulo
Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons
Graduate Musicians Institute Hollywood CA, Graduate Los Angeles Music Academy (Summer Session) Pasadena CA.
Percussion Instructor University of Wisconsin Green Bay