You’re Never To Late To Be A Rock Star!!

I had the coolest experience today. I walk into a drum lesson with a new student and I meet Connie. Connie is a 68 year-old flight attendant who has never played a musical instrument much less the drums. She says the drums just speak to her and so we start. …

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Endorsements…they’re HERE!!

I have always understood that getting endorsements didn’t come easy especially for the products you love and truly believe in promoting.  I have finally reached a level in my performance and playing that these two great companies took notice. I can’t you how excited I am to join two of …

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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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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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