Drummer Nation

Drummers Talking Drums. Video shows from music industry veteran Michael Vosbein for drummers of all types.

February 15th, 2018    

Drummer Nation Show #54 “Learn Jazz, Play Anything” Guest Rich Thompson

Rich Thompson is an Associate Professor of jazz studies and contemporary media at the Eastman School of Music and is a member of the Eastman Jazz Trio and Quartet with Harold Danko, Clay Jenkins and Jeff Campbell. He has toured and recorded with  the Count Basie Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic and many major orchestras throughout the United States and Canada. Rich has given concerts and masterclasses and concerts all over the world. He sat for this interview on a road date with the Byron Stripling quartet featuring renowned trumpeter Doc Severinsen. This is his second appearance on Drummer Nation.
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December 31st, 2017    

Drummer Nation show #48: 2017 in Review: Multiple Guests

Favorite excerpts taken from shows presented in 2017. 22 drummers in 33 minutes, including Peter Erskine, Todd Sucherman, Ed Soph, Dennis Mackrel, Paul Wertico, Stanton Moore, Akira Tana, Bun E. Carlos, Rikki Rockett, Roy McCurdy and others. Remember, each of these artists have a entire episode. You can find them all archived alphabetically at    http://drummernation.podbean.com/   Happy New Year!

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August 13th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #33 “The Best You Can Play is to Be Yourself” Rich Thompson

Rich Thompson has been a jazz educator at the prestigious Eastman School of Music for two decades. I sat with him at the annual Jazz Eductor Network  (JEN) Conference in New Orleans earlier this year.   

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August 12th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #33 “The Best You Can Play is to Be Yourself” Rich Thompson (Audio)

Rich Thompson has been a jazz educator at the prestigious Eastman School of Music for two decades. I sat with him at the annual Jazz Eductor Network  (JEN) Conference in New Orleans earlier this year.   

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