Drummer Nation

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

July 30th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #31 “Teaching is a Privilege” Patrick Bowen (Audio)

Drummer Nation Show #31 “Teaching is a Privilege” Patrick Bowen

Patrick Bowen teachers at the Las vegas Academy of Performing Arts. It's a Grammy award winning program. He's also the principle percussionist in the Las Vegas Philharmonic and plays live shows on the Vegas strip from Mama Mia to Lady Gaga.

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July 23rd, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #30 “Diva Jazz” Sherrie Maricle (Audio)

Sherrie Maricle has been a staple on the NYC scene for many years. She's been the long time steady drummer for the NY Pops Orchestra, a teacher at NYU, and co-founder and band leader of the Diva Jazz Orchestra. I am happy she found the time for this interview via Skype. www.divajazz.com

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July 9th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #29 “It’s a Family” John Dechristopher (Audio)

Guest John Dechristopher discusses his long career as the artist relations manager for Zildjian. He explains the family nature of artist endorsements and details his new business venture, Viper Entertainment.

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June 25th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #28 “35 Years at Ludwig” Jim Catalano (Audio)

Jim Catalano has worked in marketing for Ludwig  for 35 years. We talked at the Chicago Drum Show about his career with the iconic brand and as a working  musician.

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June 11th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #27 “I Measure My Wealth in Friends” Ronn Dunnett (Audio)

Interview with legendary drum-smith Ronn Dunnett. We discuss his unique approach to drum construction, competition and receiving the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) 2016 Application Development award.   http://www.dunnett.com

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April 11th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #23 “Playing for the Benefit of the Band” Jim White (Audio)

Interview with Jim White from 2017 JEN conference. The title is taken from Jim's reference to a vocal instructional recording from Baby Dodds. See link below. Jim also discusses his early years studying with Ed Soph at UNT, his stint with Maynard Ferguson, and his teaching position at the University of Northern Colorado.
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March 28th, 2017    

Drummer Nation Show #22, “Jazz is the Teacher. Funk is the Preacher.” Stanton Moore (Audio)

Stanton Moore interview from the JEN conference in New Orleans in January. Stanton talks about the practice techniques he's utilized to move his playing in more of a jazz direction, including his new focus on playing brushes. He now leads a working/recording jazz trio you'll hear in performance in this video.  www.stantonmoore.com

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July 31st, 2016    

(Audio) Drummer Nation Show #7 “The Major Chord” Rob Perkins

Los Angeles based drummer Rob Perkins burst upon the scene as the international touring drummer with singer Michael Buble,' and held the chair for eight years. He discusses his background at USC and the Thelonius Monk Institute, and current touring and recording work.

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