Episode 14 of the UK Drummer podcast has me talking to LA session drummer Brendan Buckley. Brendan currently plays with acts such as Shakira, Tegan and Sara and JJ Lin, but has also do recordings/performances for Gloria Estefan, DMX, Miley Cyrus and Lauryn Hill. To listen head here – www.soundcloud.com/ukdrummerpodcast/episode-14-brendan-buckley
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-rodriguez
In episode 4 of the UK Drummer Podcast we’re talk with Frank Briggs, who runs ‘The Drum School in LA and is one of California’s most in demand drum tutors. In addition to Frank’s years of teaching and playing experience (which includes appearances for Universal, EMI, RCA and others), he has also had more than ten drum books published with Mel Bay and Hal Leonard – with his most popular being ‘The Complete Modern Drum Set’.
This week we chat with British drummer Simon Mellish. Simon is one of Bournemouth’s leading drum tutors and is the author of ‘The Snare Drum Method’ book. He also has a dvd called ‘Essential Snare Drum Techniques’ that is a steady seller throughout the world, and at one point used to write drum educational tutorials for the Drummer Magazine.