I’m thrilled to announce that I will be a featured clinician/artist at the China Drum Summit Oct. 14-16 in Beijing. Other drummers on the bill include JoJo Mayer, Tommy Igoe, John Blackwell, Steve Houghton and Michael Packer. Visit the website at http://www.chinadrumsummit.com/
Just returned from a great tour in Europe with Christopher Cross! Cool venues and lots of beach time in Deauville, France and Marbella, Spain!
I recently taped some “Quick Tips” drumming videos for LA Music Academy on the Half-Time Shuffle, Playing Techniques for Rock Grooves, and Right-Hand Accents. You can view these on You Tube with the links below,
Just got back from a Japan tour with Christopher Cross…played some great venues and I did another drum clinic (sponsored by LA Music Academy) with Richie “Gajate” Garcia.
Having an amazing time on the European tour with Christopher Cross! We’re working a lot—almost solid shows—but playing some great venues to full houses with a top notch band, so all is good! Traveling on a really nice tour bus and some flying…Had a nice day off in Madrid yesterday…Audiences know all the new songs […]
Just did a very successful and fun drum clinic with my bandmate and famed percussionist Richie Garcia in Hannover, Germany. The clinic was sponsored by Los Angeles Music Academy (LAMA), where I am a staff instructor, and the Music College of Hannover in Germany. We had a great crowd and really enjoyed getting to know […]
I am on day one of a 3 1/2-week European Tour with Christopher Cross and band to promote CC’s new CD ” Doctor Faith,” which I’m proud to say I’m drumming on… We play London first, then I do a Drum Clinic in Hanover with my bandmate and percussionist extraordinaire, Richie “Gajate” Garcia. Then off […]
Played some amazing shows in France with Christopher Cross… <in Carcassonne, we played inside the castle walls for thousands of very appreciative French fans, singing along to songs from the new CD, “Dr Faith”. The venue had incredible sound , thanks to Ross Pallone. Now in Salzburg with the family and having a blast!
Recently taught the Rock Drums lecture and lead the Ensemble Workshop at the “Drummer’s Reality Camp” at LA Music Academy in Pasadena, where I teach throughout the year. What a powerful weekend, with students and musical greats from all over the world. Other special guest drummers included Ralph Humphrey, Alex Acuna, Kenny Aronoff, Terry Bozzio, […]
At sound check with Wilson Phillips playing in Vegas tonight…more pics to come. They sound great (Carnie, Wendy and Chynna) and this is a great band of musicians…We’re playing Canada later this month…