Drummer Nation

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

November 13th, 2019    

Drummer Nation Show #80 “Cause and Effect” Guest: Paul Kreibich

At the age of 23, Los Angeles drummer Paul Kreibich got his first major jazz gig with the great jazz singer Carmen McRae. Paul later auditioned for Ray Charles, was hired on the spot, and toured with Charles for four years.

He became a first call LA drummer, working with jazz luminaries Mose Allison, Anita O'Day, Rosemary Clooney and Lee Konitz. His recording credits include Dianne Reeves, Bob Cooper, Conte Candoli, Cedar Walton,  Kenny Burrell, Gene Harris, and many others. 

Paul continues to tour, record and perform locally. He's now on the music faculty at Cal State Fullerton and teaches privately. 

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November 13th, 2019    

Classic Conversations #1 Guest: Rikki Rockett

Steve Bryant reaches into the archives of Classic Drummer Magazine for never-before-seen video of the interviews that sourced the print articles. In this instance, Rikki Rockett was interviewed at the 2017 NAMM show by Michael Vosbein. Part one of two. 

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November 12th, 2019    

Drummer Nation Show #80 “Cause and Effect” Guest: Paul Kreibich (Audio Only)

At the age of 23, Los Angeles drummer Paul Kreibich got his first major jazz gig with the great jazz singer Carmen McRae. Paul later auditioned for Ray Charles, was hired on the spot, and toured with Charles for four years.

He became a first call LA drummer, working with jazz luminaries Mose Allison, Anita O'Day, Rosemary Clooney and Lee Konitz. His recording credits include Dianne Reeves, Bob Cooper, Conte Candoli, Cedar Walton,  Kenny Burrell, Gene Harris, and many others. 

Paul continues to tour, record and perform locally. He's now on the music faculty at Cal State Fullerton and teaches privately. 

November 11th, 2019    

Classic Conversations: Rikki Rockett, part 1 of 2 (Audio Only)

Classic Conversations: From the Classic Drummer archives, an interview with Poison drummer Rikki Rockett, recorded at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

September 12th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #79 “Extended Focus” Guest: Tina Raymond

Tina Raymond is a drummer based in Los Angeles. She attended the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the California Institute of the Arts, and studied jazz drum set with Joe LaBarbera, Jeff Hamilton, and the late John Von Ohlen. Her playing style blends traditional jazz vocabulary with African polyrhythms and classical percussion techniques. Raymond is an assistant professor of music at Los Angeles City College in Hollywood, CA where she teaches jazz and percussion as she continues to perform, adjudicate, and present workshops world-wide. Tina has shared the stage with many jazz luminaries. Her debut album, entitled “Left Right Left," is on Orenda Records.   http://www.tinaraymond.com/

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September 12th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #79 “Extended Focus” Guest: Tina Raymond (Audio Only)

Tina Raymond is a drummer based in Los Angeles. She attended the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the California Institute of the Arts, and studied jazz drum set with Joe LaBarbera, Jeff Hamilton, and the late John Von Ohlen. Her playing style blends traditional jazz vocabulary with African polyrhythms and classical percussion techniques. Raymond is an assistant professor of music at Los Angeles City College in Hollywood, CA where she teaches jazz and percussion as she continues to perform, adjudicate, and present workshops world-wide. Tina has shared the stage with many jazz luminaries. Her debut album, entitled “Left Right Left," is on Orenda Records.

 http://www.tinaraymond.com/

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August 15th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #78 Guest Matt Wilson “It’s All About Imagination”

Matt Wilson is truly inspiring. Undeterred by personal obstacles, his playing, like his personality, embodies humor, warmth, surprise, and always an infectious sense of swing. It’s no wonder he is one of the most in-demand players and educators on the modern jazz scene. For this interview, I decided to ask him to respond to some of the many quotable quips he’s known for. What emerges, is a glimpse of the inner joy that drives him.

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August 15th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #78 Guest Matt Wilson “It’s All About Imagination” (Audio Only)

Matt Wilson is truly inspiring. Undeterred by personal obstacles, his playing, like his personality, embodies humor, warmth, surprise, and always an infectious sense of swing. It’s no wonder he is one of the most in-demand players and educators on the modern jazz scene. For this interview, I decided to ask him to respond to some of the many quotable quips he’s known for. What emerges, is a glimpse of the inner joy that drives him.

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July 11th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #77: “Never Take ‘No’ For An Answer” Guest Rob Wallis

Rob Wallis is the President/CEO of Hudson Music and Drum Guru. He owned Drummer's Collective for over 30 years and was the executive producer of some of your favorite DCI Music Video tapes. He's worked with and is respected by some of the biggest drummers in the world and has produced literally several hundred books, videos and dvd’s over the past 35 years. The secret to his success is persistence and never taking 'no' for an answer.

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July 11th, 2019    

Drummer Nation #77: “Never Take ‘No’ For An Answer” Guest Rob Wallis (Audio Only)

Rob Wallis is the President/CEO of Hudson Music and Drum Guru. He owned Drummer's Collective for over 30 years and was the executive producer of some of your favorite DCI Music Video tapes. He's worked with and is respected by some of the biggest drummers in the world and has produced literally several hundred books, videos and dvd’s over the past 35 years. The secret to his success is persistence and never taking 'no' for an answer.

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