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Episode 13 – Kaz Rodriguez

In episode 13 of the UK Drummer Podcast I talk with the one and only Kaz Rodriguez. In addition to a list of playing credits to his name that include Jesse Ware and Cirque Du Soleil, Kaz also composes drum play alongs that have been used by some of the worlds best drummers, including Aaron Spears, Chris Coleman and Tony Royster Jnr. To listen head to www.soundcloud.com/ukdrummerpodcast/episode-13-kaz-rodriguezKaz_Rodriguez_Drums

Episode 6 – Pete Cater

In todays episode we talk with British jazz drumming legend, ‘Pete Cater who, in addition to being one of the UK’s most in demand drum tutors has also performed at clinics alongside Steve White, Ian Palmer and Steve Gadd (among others). We also talk about how Pete filled in for Harvey Mason at last years London Drum Show event and how he has rubbed shoulders with both Louie Bellson and Buddy Rich over the years.



Swiss Chris Interview

Swiss Chris Interview – by Travis Marc – 2014.

Swiss Chris is the author for best selling educational drum book ‘Modern Drum Set Stickings’. He also happens to be one of the most sought after drum clinicians and sessions drummers in the world. He has performed with Gloria Gaynor, Kayne West, Estelle and John Legend (just to name a few), and continues to provide grooves and more for some really big name producers on numerous mega hits. Before the UK Drummer website was hacked  last year, we had the opportunity to ask Chris some questions about his book and career in the form of an interview. Here’s what the ‘stick trick’ groove master had to say…

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Donavan Hepburn Interview

Donavan Hepburn Interview – by Travis Marc – 2013.

Donavan Hepburn is pure session drumming royalty here in the UK. He has played with the likes of Take That, Tom Jones, X-Factor and Olly Murs (just to name a few) and is always trying to improve his game. We sat down with the humble yet confident sticksman before an Olly Murs show to pick his brain on all things drumming…

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Derek Roddy Interview

Derek Roddy Interview – by Travis Marc – 2010.

Blast beat master, Derek Roddy visited our shores late last year to demonstrate some examples of the extreme drumming movement which seems to be taking a lot of the drumming community by storm. I chatted to Derek for a little while a few hours prior to his mind blowing clinic and this is what he had to say…

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