You’re never too old!!!

Mystery Grandma Stuns Drum Shop Staff with Killer Skin-Slapping Skills If I said it once, I said it a thousand times.  Various interested people who come up to me at gigs and say “Man, I always wanted to play the drums” or ” I use to play the drums” or …

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This is a must read for musicians

  I often tell my drum students that it is important to learn to play behind any drum set. You should not have to move a thing in order to get up at a jam and play a couple of songs. Remember, the house drummer was nice enough to bring …

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Vulnerability in Music

I am on a constant journey to improve myself as a person but at the same time, I spend an exhaustive amount of time wanting to improve myself as a musician. In my quest to master some of these styles, I often look to my peers and even more so, …

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Live Your Life’s Passion = Happy, Healthy Person

Now that I have been able to live my passion of playing music fulltime for the past two years, the nagging question of “Why doesn’t everyone follow their passion?”, persist in my mind. Now I know making this too simplistic will come across as nieve and that isn’t my intention. …

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**FREE** Drum & Bass Clinic @ Scottsdale Music Academy

Please bring your son, daughter, friend, husband, wife, anyone interested in music, to this free clinic.  A lot fo work is going into bringing you a clinic that demonstrates the relationship between the drummer and bass player in the band. Myself and Kirwan Brown (bass guitar), Jason Brown (guitar) & …

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The journey is NOW!

Namaste… I was sitting with a dear friend over lunch this past weekend and we were talking about how intense I can be at times.  We all know that some intensity is good but so often my intensity overshadows everything else including having fun. The conversation continued about how I …

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What a trip!!!

Had a great adventure playing in Denver for the very first time.  I played 5 gigs in 3 days (one in Breckenridge), appeared on the Lewis and Floorwax show Fox 103.5 and taught a drum lesson. It was nice to meet some many great people who greeted me with open …

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Mini Tour to Denver, CO

                  Well, this Thursday I finally get to leave sunny warm Scottsdale, AZ to play some gigs with some amazing musicians in Denver, CO.  Here is the current gig schedule: Thurs. March 14th – Arrive in Denver & rehearse with the Groove Hawgs Fri. March 15th …

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