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…
Having a great time playing with Jim Messina (of Loggins & Messina, Poco and Buffalo Springfield fame) on some California dates…We hit Santa Ynez, his home town, San Juan Capistrano, Topanga Canyon, and tonight at the Watermark in Ventura. GREAT band and great songs…Very musical experience… In Ventura again tomorrow, then up to Exeter for [...]