Drummers! We want to know what your favorite Dennis Chambers album or performance is, and what you like about it. Let us know in the comments, and we’ll print some of your responses in an upcoming issue of @modern_drummer magazine! #drum #drums #drumming #drumming #funk #fusion #legend #drummer
Episode 166 of our podcast is live! This week @DrumTeacher76 and @MikeDawsonDrums discuss December featured artist and legendary jazz/funk drummer Mike Clark. The education segment focuses on how to use the paradiddle-diddle sticking to help you master a few different polyrhythms. Up for review is a simple accessory item called Drumgees. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week. Listen to the full episode on your favorite podcast app or at ModernDrummer.com 👊🏽 • Photo by @john.fell
We chat with session great @nirzidkyahu about his must-have gear. Nerd out on the full interview in the December issue of MD. Available on newsstands, online and in our apps 👊🏽
Learning to read rhythms can open a whole new world of musical opportunities. It can facilitate growth as you learn from the countless educational resources that are available today. And it can equip you with more options as a working player, no matter what your level. Be sure to check out our brand new Modern Drummer Guide to Reading Rhythms by @MelodiousMiguel in the December 2018 issue of MD to start your journey of learning how to read rhythms. Enjoy! • #drums #drum #rhythm #readmusic #drummer #musicnotation
With twenty-one number-one hits to his credit, countless sold-out tours with @JasonAldean, and an endless stream of TV appearances, Nashville’s game-changing country music drummer @RichRedmond has lived practically every musician’s dream—including his own. Read the full story at ModernDrummer.com or in our iOS and Android apps. Enjoy! • #jasonaldean #richredmond
Be sure to check out our latest article on 8 Reasons to Love Whitesnake! ............. Whitesnake formed soon after the dissolution of the Mark IV lineup of Deep Purple, when singer David Coverdale combined his love of blues, rock, heavy metal, funk, and soul into a blustery amalgam of white-hot riffs and soaring vocal pyrotechnics. ............. The band quickly found its footing musically—the material showcasing brilliant playing from each member across the board—but chart success proved to be elusive for years. Also elusive was any sort of consistency in the drummer department, with a Spinal Tap–like change from legend to legend across several albums. ............. Read the full article at ModernDrummer.com!!!
Episode 164 is live!!! In this episode @DrumTeacher76 and @MikeDawsonDrums discuss hip-hop drummer Eric “Boots” Greene, who’s most recent gig is with JAY-Z. The education segment focuses on drumset exercises to help you get more comfortable with five- and seven-note patterns. Up for review is the Roland TM-6 Pro trigger module. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week. Listen to the full episode at ModernDrummer.com or on your favorite podcast app 👊🏽