A Drummer Who Just Doesn’t Fail – Dave Grohl

Yes, this would accurately describe Dave Grohl (former drummer of Nirvana, lead guitarist/lead vocalist of The Foo Fighters). Did you know this man turned down the opportunity to be Tom Petty’s drummer before there was even public knowledge of The Foo Fighters’ existence? What??? Imagine the uncertainties you would face after your legendary front manContinue reading “A Drummer Who Just Doesn’t Fail – Dave Grohl”

Farewell to Dave Brubeck drummer, Joe Morello

The passing of Joe Morello will certainly not go unnoticed in the drumming community. He died at his U.S. home in Irvington, New Jersey Saturday March 12 at age 82. Joe was an inspiration, an extraordinary talent, and one of my favorite teachers. Joe was most famously known as the drummer for The Dave Brubeck quartet. HeContinue reading “Farewell to Dave Brubeck drummer, Joe Morello”

Homeless Drummers and Street Performers

I recall a late night in New York City, standing in line to get a Gyro when the clanking of buckets and pans caught my ears. Sitting outside on the sidewalk was a man with a similar set up I rigged together before I got my first drum set. I love street performers – NotContinue reading “Homeless Drummers and Street Performers”