Drummer's Resource

Nick Ruffini

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Drummer's Resource is a podcast created for you, the Professional Drummer, Intermediate Drummer, or Beginning Drummer. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation during your daily commute, workout, or "me" time, Nick Ruffini delivers podcasts ...Show More
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485 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Why Drummers Need To Be Actors

50:37 | May 1st

In this podcast, Daniel describes how drummers can deliver a more authentic performance by thinking of themselves as actors. By learning to “channel” the physicality of our favorite players – rather than simply imitating the mechanics of their groove...Show More
484 – Jerome Flood II: Ignore the naysayers

57:30 | Apr 29th

Jerome Flood II is all about defying the odds. Born in Rochester, NY and a product of the church environment, Flood knew he wanted to expand his horizons and build a career in music outside of his small town. With sheer determination and hard work he...Show More
483 – Chris Culos (O.A.R.): Gratitude and consistency

1:14:13 | Apr 22nd

Over the years since I first had Chris on the podcast, I’m happy to say that we’ve become friends and have kept in touch for the better part of the last five years. Aside from his generosity and support of Drummer’s Resource, what stands out to me th...Show More
482 – Derrek Phillips: The balancing act of a freelance musician

1:26:01 | Apr 15th

Derrek Phillips is all about meat and potatoes. Well, when it comes to his groove that is. (he’s a vegetarian). But don’t let the groove fool you, Derrek has facility for days. Coming up through the ranks of marching bands and orchestral percussion, ...Show More
481 – How you do anything is how you do everything

11:34 | Apr 12th

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been giving more and more thought about the concept that the way we do everyththing in life are all related. I started to look back at how I’ve approached everything from playing and practicing to business and fitness th...Show More
480 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Gene Krupa at Carnegie Hall, Part 2

45:01 | Apr 10th

In this podcast, Daniel continues his deep dive into the famous Benny Goodman 1938 Carnegie Hall concert and recording. The resulting concert – widely considered one of the most significant events in American music history – helped to usher jazz and ...Show More
479 – Creating something from nothing with David Frangioni

1:07:03 | Apr 8th

If I listed one of David’s careers, it would be impressive. But David isn’t a one-career type of guy. He’s a Renaissance man who’s reinvented himself over the years. David started as a drummer then evolved into a pioneer of MIDI technology, the found...Show More
478 – Mark Guiliana: Art over commerce

1:13:50 | Apr 1st

Mark Guiliana is an artist. Not because he’s a drummer, but because he lives and dies by his ability to express himself artistically. Although getting started behind the kit comparatively later than most people (Mark started playing when he was 15) h...Show More
477 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Gene Krupa at Carnegie Hall, Part 1

42:28 | Mar 27th

On January 16, 1938 Benny Goodman brought his big band – featuring drummer Gene Krupa – into Carnegie Hall. The resulting concert – widely considered one of the most significant events in American music history – helped to usher jazz and swing music ...Show More
476 – Gregg Bissonette: A chameleon behind the kit (re-release)

57:46 | Mar 25th

This episode originally aired on April 16, 2015 (episode #100) In this podcast I sat down with the one and only, Gregg Bissonette.  Gregg’s reputation proceeds him, stemming from his work with Ringo Starr, Santana, Spinal Tap,Toto, Matt Bissonette, M...Show More
475 – Benny Greb: Better Practice, Better Results (re-release)

1:09:16 | Mar 18th

This episode originally aired on July 1, 2014 (episode #52)In this podcast, I talked to the legendary drummer, Benny Greb. Benny has been a staple on the clinic and drummer festival scene for years and can often be seen touring with his own band, Mov...Show More
474 – [Daniel Glass Show]: My Tribute to Hal Blaine

56:04 | Mar 13th

In this session, Daniel offers his personal recollections of Hal Blaine’s legendary career through a series of dates, starting in 1991 with his first encounter with Blaine, and ending at the legendary Birdland jazz club, just hours after hearing of B...Show More
473 – Jojo Mayer: The importance of observation (re-release)

1:11:16 | Mar 11th

This is a re-release of Jojo’s original episode from 2014 (episode #25). In this podcast, I talked to drummer Jojo Mayer, who is best known for his work with Nerve as well as his intense playing at clinics and masterclasses around the world with his ...Show More
472 – Michael Carvin: Finding your true, inner-self (re-release)

1:35:04 | Mar 4th

This is a re-release of Micahel’s original episode from 2014 (episode #55). I’m re-releasing it because it stands as one of the most downloaded episodes of all time and still receives a large amount of feedback. We’ve come a long way since episode 55...Show More
471 – Daxx Nielsen (Cheap Trick) Like Father, Like Son

1:06:32 | Feb 25th

Daxx Nielsen, drummer for Cheap Trick, may have a famous last name (he’s the son of Cheap Trick’s lead guitarist and lead singer, Rick Nielsen) but he’s always set out to make a name for himself. Never one to “drop” his father’s name, through hard wo...Show More
470 – Harvey Mason: An inimitable legend.

53:00 | Feb 18th

How can I even begin to describe the career and impact Harvey Mason has had over the years? As a drummer, record producer and founding member of the band Fourplay, Mason has left his mark on the musical world. He’s appeared on records with Bob James,...Show More
469 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A conversation with Anthony Citrinite, the Director of the Drummers Collective in NYC

1:20:02 | Feb 13th

In this session, Daniel chats with his long time pal and colleague Anthony Citrinite, Director of the Drummers Collective in New York City, and the creator of MeetHook, a new app for musicians that just might revolutionize the teaching and mentorship...Show More
468 – Bryan Carter: Developing a better sense of self

1:02:22 | Feb 11th

You’ve probably heard Bryan’s name and most likely have seen him floating around the internet. Like many, dare I say, younger drummers (he’s not so young anymore, closing in on 30) I can imagine most people look at him and think he was born with a gi...Show More
467 – Andrew Campanelli & PJ Howard (The Revivalists): Brothers in arms

1:38:05 | Feb 4th

The Revivalists are growing. Both in audience size and band members. Drummer PJ Howard, the latest addition to the band (making it a two-drummer band) may be the new guy, but according to founding drummer, Andrew Campanelli, PJ is a family member who...Show More
466 – Jose Medeles: The Stoic Drummer

1:06:18 | Jan 28th

Jose Medeles is hard person to define. He’s a professional drummer for the 1939 Ensemble, owner of the renowned Revival Drum shop and most recently an author. This conversation focuses on Jose’s book,”The Stoic Drummer.” Born out of personal struggle...Show More
465 – Tips for developing your creativity

11:45 | Jan 25th

As drummers we all want to be more creative – whether it be behind the kit, creating more content for social media, songwriting, etc. Where we typically fall short is developing ways to  practice being creative. As I see it, creativity is a habit tha...Show More
464 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A Tribute to Ian Paice

1:08:26 | Jan 23rd

If all you know of Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice is “Smoke On the Water,” then you really MUST listen to Daniel’s tribute of this highly influential but oft underrated master of hard rock. What’s covered in this session: Daniel shares how as a 9-year...Show More
463 – Sam Fogarino (Interpol): Check your ego at the door

1:01:13 | Jan 21st

Philadelphia born and longtime Atlanta resident Sam Fogarino is here to serve the music. Fogarino, like all of us, is a work in progress and although he’s been in an extremely successful band for years, he’s had to learn over the years to check his e...Show More
462 – Transitioning from your day job to your dream job.

13:24 | Jan 18th

I’m a big believer in doing what you love for a living. In 2012 I took the plunge to follow my music passions full-time and left behind a career in my family’s restaurant businesses because I knew it wouldn’t fulfill me. I’ll be honest, it was extrem...Show More
461 – Jimmy Chamberlin: The evolution of an icon

1:29:23 | Jan 14th

Jimmy Chamberlin has had no shortage of success behind the drumkit as the founding and longtime drummer of Smashing Pumkins. Accolades aside, what’s been even more impressive to witness is the evolution he has gone through throughout his career. Neve...Show More
460 – How to make 2019 your year

25:58 | Jan 11th

Did you known that most people bail from their New Year’s Resolutions by January 12th? Yup, you read that correctly. Most people don’t make it two weeks into their “new year, new me” persona. While there have been millions of articles and podcasts re...Show More
459 – [Daniel Glass Show]: It’s A Poor Craftsman Who Blames His Tools

32:02 | Jan 9th

Daniel uses this famous phrase as a jumping off point to explore how we often make excuses for our shortcomings as musicians, and offers some ways forward to support a musical life of honesty, integrity and purpose. What’s covered in this session: Da...Show More
458 – Corey Fonville: Staying in your own lane

1:06:19 | Jan 7th

Corey Fonville, the Virginia native who’s been making waves in the drumming world lately has a unique approach to playing and thinking. In a world of copycats and trend-chasers, Corey chooses to do things differently. As both a sideman and bandleader...Show More
457 – Recapping the top 10 episodes of 2018

20:28 | Dec 24th, 2018

We released over 100 episodes in 2018, and while all of them were packed with useful knowledge, some of them stood our from the rest. This episode recaps the top 10 episodes of 2018 (by download) and includes snippets from each to so you can glean in...Show More
456 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Five Favorites: Joe Franco

1:14:06 | Dec 19th, 2018

The latest installment of the “Five Favorites” series features Daniel in a wide-ranging conversation with Joe Franco, a drummer, author and producer who’s six decade career has wound through some of the most interesting highways of the music and drum...Show More
455 – Toss Panos: Open and aware

1:28:36 | Dec 17th, 2018

Toss Panos, the Greek-born, longtime Southern California resident may fly under the radar a bit but let’s be clear, Toss is the real deal with the credentials to back it up. Toss is arguably one of the most impressive players on the scene with a 40-y...Show More
454 – Matt Starr: Building a career from the ground up

1:10:57 | Dec 10th, 2018

We can all learn from Matt Starr’s story. As a struggling musician well into his 30s, Matt had a realization that he was on the wrong path and after taking some personal inventory, Matt put a different plan in place. His newly formed plan proved to b...Show More
453 – Leveling up

11:00 | Dec 7th, 2018

Hands down, the most effective way to progress at any given thing is to get around people who are better at it than you are. I call this leveling up. And in order to level up you need to seek out and find people who will challenge you, offer you feed...Show More
452 – Remembering the legendary Roy Burns

1:34:59 | Dec 3rd, 2018

In this podcast I chatted with the legendary himself, Roy Burns. Who was Roy Burns?  How much time do you have? Roy was a professional drummer, author, clinician, entrepreneur and visionary. As if those titles aren’t impressive enough, Roy was not ju...Show More
451 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Incredible Evolution of Tom Toms

57:03 | Nov 28th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel recounts the fascinating story of the tom tom, from its origins as a Chinese ethnic instrument used for making sound effects, to its current role as a key component of the drum set. What’s covered in this session: A definition...Show More
450 – Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Eminem) Learning by doing

1:06:57 | Nov 25th, 2018

Dylan Wissing is an accomplished touring live and session drummer, including work for Jay Z, Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and the smash hit “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys. Dylan’s resume also boasts numerous commercial clients for television, including B...Show More
450 – Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Eminem) Learning by doing

1:06:57 | Nov 25th, 2018

Dylan Wissing is an accomplished touring live and session drummer, including work for Jay Z, Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and the smash hit “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys. Dylan’s resume also boasts numerous commercial clients for television, including B...Show More
449 – Brian Frasier Moore: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

52:34 | Nov 19th, 2018

The legendary Brian Frasier-Moore takes time out of his busy schedule (he recorded this episode minutes after walking off stage) to answer the most burning questions for both novice and experienced drummers alike. Brian Frasier Moore talks about: His...Show More
449 – Brian Frasier Moore: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

52:34 | Nov 19th, 2018

The legendary Brian Frasier-Moore takes time out of his busy schedule (he recorded this episode minutes after walking off stage) to answer the most burning questions for both novice and experienced drummers alike. Brian Frasier Moore talks about: His...Show More
448 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Played With The Best Band In The World

50:35 | Nov 14th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel recounts his recent experience playing with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, the most renowned 1920s jazz band in the world. What was involved? No rehearsal, sight reading a book containing over 1500 charts (many at blistering tem...Show More
448 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Played With The Best Band In The World

50:35 | Nov 14th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel recounts his recent experience playing with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, the most renowned 1920s jazz band in the world. What was involved? No rehearsal, sight reading a book containing over 1500 charts (many at blistering tem...Show More
447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

1:16:09 | Nov 12th, 2018

Rich Redmond has been on the podcast a few times now. Why? Because he always has insightful, experience-based info to share. This episode is from an audio masterclass and Q&A that Rich and I did a few years back where he fields questions from the aud...Show More
447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

1:16:09 | Nov 12th, 2018

Rich Redmond has been on the podcast a few times now. Why? Because he always has insightful, experience-based info to share. This episode is from an audio masterclass and Q&A that Rich and I did a few years back where he fields questions from the aud...Show More
446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media

11:23 | Nov 9th, 2018

Social media is great! I use it every day and my podcast is possible because of social media and the power it has to reach millions of people around the world, for free. But, when used incorrectly it cause cause the most disastrous outcomes. Everyone...Show More
446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media

11:23 | Nov 9th, 2018

Social media is great! I use it every day and my podcast is possible because of social media and the power it has to reach millions of people around the world, for free. But, when used incorrectly it cause cause the most disastrous outcomes. Everyone...Show More
445 – Adam Nussbaum: Experience is the best teacher

1:28:23 | Nov 5th, 2018

Connecticut native Adam Nussbaum has “been there, done that” when it comes to the drumming business. Boasting a resume that includes work with John Abercrombie, Michael & Randy Brecker, Bob Brookmeyer, Eliane Elias, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Vic Juris, J...Show More
445 – Adam Nussbaum: Experience is the best teacher

1:28:23 | Nov 5th, 2018

Connecticut native Adam Nussbaum has “been there, done that” when it comes to the drumming business. Boasting a resume that includes work with John Abercrombie, Michael & Randy Brecker, Bob Brookmeyer, Eliane Elias, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Vic Juris, J...Show More
444 – All about in-ear monitors with Kelly Bishop (Ultimate Ears)

35:52 | Nov 2nd, 2018

With multiple in-ear monitor choices on the market it can be difficult to find the pair that’s right for you, especially if you’re new to in-ear monitors. In this episode I got a chance to chat with Kelly Bishop about in-ear monitor options, how to c...Show More
444 – All about in-ear monitors with Kelly Bishop (Ultimate Ears)

35:52 | Nov 2nd, 2018

With multiple in-ear monitor choices on the market it can be difficult to find the pair that’s right for you, especially if you’re new to in-ear monitors. In this episode I got a chance to chat with Kelly Bishop about in-ear monitor options, how to c...Show More
443 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Beat One

25:42 | Oct 31st, 2018

Inspired by a Bernard Purdie clinic in the 1990s, Daniel uses this episode to explore Beat One, an integral part of every musical situation that we often take for granted …. at our peril. What’s covered in this session: Daniel recounts a Bernard Purd...Show More
443 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Beat One

25:42 | Oct 31st, 2018

Inspired by a Bernard Purdie clinic in the 1990s, Daniel uses this episode to explore Beat One, an integral part of every musical situation that we often take for granted …. at our peril. What’s covered in this session: Daniel recounts a Bernard Purd...Show More
442 – Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) Masterclass + Q&A

1:06:23 | Oct 30th, 2018

This episode was recorded a few years ago as part of Drummer’s Resource Pro. Jim and I cover a wide variety of topics and although it’s a few years old, this conversation is every bit as relevant as it was then. He’s the drummer and music director fo...Show More
442 – Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) Masterclass + Q&A

1:06:23 | Oct 30th, 2018

This episode was recorded a few years ago as part of Drummer’s Resource Pro. Jim and I cover a wide variety of topics and although it’s a few years old, this conversation is every bit as relevant as it was then. He’s the drummer and music director fo...Show More
441 – Richard Spaven: Always prepared, never contrived

1:13:06 | Oct 22nd, 2018

UK based drummer Richard Spaven has been constantly making a name for himself in what I call “both sides of the business” – the drumming business and the music business. Separate but equal, Spaven’s career in the world of hip hop, electronic, jazz, e...Show More
441 – Richard Spaven: Always prepared, never contrived

1:13:06 | Oct 22nd, 2018

UK based drummer Richard Spaven has been constantly making a name for himself in what I call “both sides of the business” – the drumming business and the music business. Separate but equal, Spaven’s career in the world of hip hop, electronic, jazz, e...Show More
440 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Worked with Gene Simmons

40:28 | Oct 17th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks back to 2008, and the raucous and eventful few weeks he spent working with Gene Simmons on a three-episode arc of the “Family Jewels” reality show. The experience included a recording at A&M studios and a wild live conce...Show More
440 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Worked with Gene Simmons

40:28 | Oct 17th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks back to 2008, and the raucous and eventful few weeks he spent working with Gene Simmons on a three-episode arc of the “Family Jewels” reality show. The experience included a recording at A&M studios and a wild live conce...Show More
439 – Alan Evans (Soulive / Matador! Soul Sounds) Be Different

1:16:45 | Oct 15th, 2018

Alan Evans has had a successful career as a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and producer spanning decades and winding through many musical genres. As a founding member of Soulive, Evans toured the world, and collaborated with artists like Dave Matthew...Show More
439 – Alan Evans (Soulive / Matador! Soul Sounds) Be Different

1:16:45 | Oct 15th, 2018

Alan Evans has had a successful career as a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and producer spanning decades and winding through many musical genres. As a founding member of Soulive, Evans toured the world, and collaborated with artists like Dave Matthew...Show More
438 – Advice for beginners

11:12 | Oct 12th, 2018

Getting started with drumming can be overwhelming. For most of us, it can be challenging to figure out how to get started, what we should be focused on, what we can skip over and most importantly, what is it that will set us up to succeed as we progr...Show More
438 – Advice for beginners

11:12 | Oct 12th, 2018

Getting started with drumming can be overwhelming. For most of us, it can be challenging to figure out how to get started, what we should be focused on, what we can skip over and most importantly, what is it that will set us up to succeed as we progr...Show More
437 – Alvin Ford, Jr. (Trombone Shorty): A dreamer and a doer

1:04:55 | Oct 8th, 2018

New Orleans native Alvin Ford, Jr, has been playing drums since he was a young kid. His path has lead him around the world, honoring the New Orleans tradition with acts like Dumpstaphunk and Trombone Shorty. Although we never know where our path will...Show More
437 – Alvin Ford, Jr. (Trombone Shorty): A dreamer and a doer

1:04:55 | Oct 8th, 2018

New Orleans native Alvin Ford, Jr, has been playing drums since he was a young kid. His path has lead him around the world, honoring the New Orleans tradition with acts like Dumpstaphunk and Trombone Shorty. Although we never know where our path will...Show More
436 – Narada Michael Walden: Rarified Air

1:48:38 | Oct 1st, 2018

Narada Micahel Walden is a legend. The drummer who’s crossed over may genres, including: Funk, fusion, rock and pop is far more than a drummer. Once a member of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Jeff Beck’s band Walden then set his sites on pop music, becomin...Show More
436 – Narada Michael Walden: Rarified Air

1:48:38 | Oct 1st, 2018

Narada Micahel Walden is a legend. The drummer who’s crossed over may genres, including: Funk, fusion, rock and pop is far more than a drummer. Once a member of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Jeff Beck’s band Walden then set his sites on pop music, becomin...Show More
435 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Musicians and Relationships

1:02:22 | Sep 26th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks at the unique issues faced by musicians in balancing a passion for their craft while sustaining long term relationships. What’s covered in this session: The different types of relationships that can be affected by a musi...Show More
435 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Musicians and Relationships

1:02:22 | Sep 26th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks at the unique issues faced by musicians in balancing a passion for their craft while sustaining long term relationships. What’s covered in this session: The different types of relationships that can be affected by a musi...Show More
434 – Cindy Blackman-Santana: Connecting to the Divine

1:19:11 | Sep 24th, 2018

Cindy Blackman-Santana, widely known as the longtime drummer for Lenny Kravitz and wife of Carlos Santana is so much more than that. She’s an accomplished player in multiple styles, records and releases her own music, has played with many of the who’...Show More
434 – Cindy Blackman-Santana: Connecting to the Divine

1:19:11 | Sep 24th, 2018

Cindy Blackman-Santana, widely known as the longtime drummer for Lenny Kravitz and wife of Carlos Santana is so much more than that. She’s an accomplished player in multiple styles, records and releases her own music, has played with many of the who’...Show More
433 – Dealing with Rejection

14:19 | Sep 21st, 2018

One constant in life is that we always have to deal with rejection. It’s starts at a young age and whether you didn’t get picked for the baseball team, the girl you asked out on a date said no, or you didn’t get into the college you wanted, rejection...Show More
433 – Dealing with Rejection

14:19 | Sep 21st, 2018

One constant in life is that we always have to deal with rejection. It’s starts at a young age and whether you didn’t get picked for the baseball team, the girl you asked out on a date said no, or you didn’t get into the college you wanted, rejection...Show More
432 – Jon Epcar: Trust the process

52:57 | Sep 17th, 2018

Jon Epcar, born and raised in LA shares ties with the East Coast, too. A graduate from Berklee and 10-year NYC resident, Epcar’s path has been one full of hard work, patience and a little bit of luck. Epcar never had his eyes set on Broadway…in fact,...Show More
432 – Jon Epcar: Trust the process

52:57 | Sep 17th, 2018

Jon Epcar, born and raised in LA shares ties with the East Coast, too. A graduate from Berklee and 10-year NYC resident, Epcar’s path has been one full of hard work, patience and a little bit of luck. Epcar never had his eyes set on Broadway…in fact,...Show More
431 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Jeff Porcaro

1:00:23 | Sep 12th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel and Chris Brady analyze the career of the legendary Jeff Porcaro, and explain why his drumming style remains so influential, more than 25 years after his death. What’s covered in this session: Jeff Porcaro’s early years, growi...Show More
431 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Jeff Porcaro

1:00:23 | Sep 12th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel and Chris Brady analyze the career of the legendary Jeff Porcaro, and explain why his drumming style remains so influential, more than 25 years after his death. What’s covered in this session: Jeff Porcaro’s early years, growi...Show More
430 – Paul Wertico: Audio Masterclass

57:49 | Sep 10th, 2018

A true master of the instrument, Paul Wertico is a 7-time Grammy Award winner and is best known for his 18 years that he spent with Pat Metheny. Paul has also played with hundreds of other artist throughout his storied career. I’ve been fortunate to ...Show More
430 – Paul Wertico: Audio Masterclass

57:49 | Sep 10th, 2018

A true master of the instrument, Paul Wertico is a 7-time Grammy Award winner and is best known for his 18 years that he spent with Pat Metheny. Paul has also played with hundreds of other artist throughout his storied career. I’ve been fortunate to ...Show More
429 – The Big Picture: Integrating drums and life

14:13 | Sep 7th, 2018

We all have different paths that we want to take or need to take for whatever reason. What’s important to remember is that if we want to make drums an important part of our lives we need to learn how to make it work with our lives. For some of us tha...Show More
429 – The Big Picture: Integrating drums and life

14:13 | Sep 7th, 2018

We all have different paths that we want to take or need to take for whatever reason. What’s important to remember is that if we want to make drums an important part of our lives we need to learn how to make it work with our lives. For some of us tha...Show More
428 – Barry Kerch (Shinedown): Never give up

1:00:09 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Shinedown’s Barry Kerch is right where he’s always wanted to be: Playing drums full time in a major touring band. From the outside it’s hard to imagine Barry doing anything else than playing drums, but that wasn’t always the case. A relocation, a new...Show More
428 – Barry Kerch (Shinedown): Never give up

1:00:09 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Shinedown’s Barry Kerch is right where he’s always wanted to be: Playing drums full time in a major touring band. From the outside it’s hard to imagine Barry doing anything else than playing drums, but that wasn’t always the case. A relocation, a new...Show More
427 – Shane Theriot (Hall and Oates / Live From Daryl’s House) A Drummer at Heart

1:09:02 | Aug 31st, 2018

I met Shane Theriot through drummer Brian Dunne after hearing that Shane is a listener of the DR podcast. See, Shane may be a guitar player, but he’s a drummer at heart, starting out on drums in his younger years. It’s only fitting that he’s had the ...Show More
427 – Shane Theriot (Hall and Oates / Live From Daryl’s House) A Drummer at Heart

1:09:02 | Aug 31st, 2018

I met Shane Theriot through drummer Brian Dunne after hearing that Shane is a listener of the DR podcast. See, Shane may be a guitar player, but he’s a drummer at heart, starting out on drums in his younger years. It’s only fitting that he’s had the ...Show More
426 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Playing Better Fills

59:06 | Aug 29th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks at count offs and fills, and explains why a deeper understanding of these “musical transitions”  can make all the difference between a good drummer and a great one. What’s covered in this session: Count Offs: Why this in...Show More
426 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Playing Better Fills

59:06 | Aug 29th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel looks at count offs and fills, and explains why a deeper understanding of these “musical transitions”  can make all the difference between a good drummer and a great one. What’s covered in this session: Count Offs: Why this in...Show More
425 – Donavan Hepburn: No Excuses

1:00:51 | Aug 27th, 2018

Donavan Hepburn, the UK native who’s currently holding down the drum throne for both Jeff Lynne’s ELO and Take That shows now signs of slowing. Donavan’s “go get ‘em, no excuses” attitude has proven successful for him over the years and can serve ins...Show More
425 – Donavan Hepburn: No Excuses

1:00:51 | Aug 27th, 2018

Donavan Hepburn, the UK native who’s currently holding down the drum throne for both Jeff Lynne’s ELO and Take That shows now signs of slowing. Donavan’s “go get ‘em, no excuses” attitude has proven successful for him over the years and can serve ins...Show More
424 – 10 Money Management Tips for Musicians

16:40 | Aug 24th, 2018

Money management, on a DRUMMING podcast? Yes! Why? Because we’ve all seen the stories about a musician who is struggling financially as they deal with an injury, insurance bills, car problems, etc. The worst part is that with a little bit of planning...Show More
424 – 10 Money Management Tips for Musicians

16:40 | Aug 24th, 2018

Money management, on a DRUMMING podcast? Yes! Why? Because we’ve all seen the stories about a musician who is struggling financially as they deal with an injury, insurance bills, car problems, etc. The worst part is that with a little bit of planning...Show More
423 – The most impactful DR episodes to date…

19:33 | Aug 20th, 2018

I get asked all the time what my favorite episode is, but there’s no way for me to answer that. Truth is, I’ve enjoyed every episode and have learned from every one of them. But, there have been specific episodes that have directly impacted my life. ...Show More
423 – The most impactful DR episodes to date…

19:33 | Aug 20th, 2018

I get asked all the time what my favorite episode is, but there’s no way for me to answer that. Truth is, I’ve enjoyed every episode and have learned from every one of them. But, there have been specific episodes that have directly impacted my life. ...Show More
422 – Developing your own systems

11:51 | Aug 17th, 2018

There’s more than one way to get things accomplished. A good way is to look at what others have done and duplicate their process. The problem is that what works for others may not work for you. I explore this topic in today’s episode. Drummer’s Resou...Show More
422 – Developing your own systems

11:51 | Aug 17th, 2018

There’s more than one way to get things accomplished. A good way is to look at what others have done and duplicate their process. The problem is that what works for others may not work for you. I explore this topic in today’s episode. Drummer’s Resou...Show More
421 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Composing Drums for Television With Rich Tozzoli

50:15 | Aug 15th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel talks with guitarist, engineer and television composer Rich Tozzoli about their work recording music cues for various reality television series. What’s covered in this session: Rich’s early years as a pioneer in the world of d...Show More
421 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Composing Drums for Television With Rich Tozzoli

50:15 | Aug 15th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel talks with guitarist, engineer and television composer Rich Tozzoli about their work recording music cues for various reality television series. What’s covered in this session: Rich’s early years as a pioneer in the world of d...Show More
420 – Larnell Lewis: Serving the Moment

1:02:26 | Aug 13th, 2018

Larnell Lewis is a drummer, composer, solo artist, sideman, clinician, educator and producer but that’s just scratching the surface of the man who wears many hats. The Toronto native is a overflowing with creativity that he derives from his surroundi...Show More
420 – Larnell Lewis: Serving the Moment

1:02:26 | Aug 13th, 2018

Larnell Lewis is a drummer, composer, solo artist, sideman, clinician, educator and producer but that’s just scratching the surface of the man who wears many hats. The Toronto native is a overflowing with creativity that he derives from his surroundi...Show More
419 – The characteristics of a great drummer

11:54 | Aug 11th, 2018

I had the opportunity to chat backstage with my buddy Shane Theriot at a recent Hall and Oates show. Shane is the guitar player and musical director for Hall and Oates and he has played with a slew of amazing drummers. The list includes (but is not l...Show More
419 – The characteristics of a great drummer

11:54 | Aug 11th, 2018

I had the opportunity to chat backstage with my buddy Shane Theriot at a recent Hall and Oates show. Shane is the guitar player and musical director for Hall and Oates and he has played with a slew of amazing drummers. The list includes (but is not l...Show More
418 – Alex Bailey: Searching for something

1:02:33 | Aug 6th, 2018

It’s safe to say that Alex Bailey is a phenom. By age ten Alex was playing professionally before he went on to study at Berklee College of Music, and eventually landing the gig with Grammy Award winning bassist, Marcus Miller. Alex’s resume is impres...Show More
418 – Alex Bailey: Searching for something

1:02:33 | Aug 6th, 2018

It’s safe to say that Alex Bailey is a phenom. By age ten Alex was playing professionally before he went on to study at Berklee College of Music, and eventually landing the gig with Grammy Award winning bassist, Marcus Miller. Alex’s resume is impres...Show More
417 – The truth about the music industry

05:23 | Aug 3rd, 2018

To listen to this article (plus commentary) click the play button above.  I just had an extremely long meeting with Steve Rennie, a 35-year music industry veteran who was the VP of Epic Records, founded ArtistDirect and managed Incubus for over 15 ye...Show More
417 – The truth about the music industry

05:23 | Aug 3rd, 2018

To listen to this article (plus commentary) click the play button above.  I just had an extremely long meeting with Steve Rennie, a 35-year music industry veteran who was the VP of Epic Records, founded ArtistDirect and managed Incubus for over 15 ye...Show More
416 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Diversification

38:08 | Aug 1st, 2018

In this episode, Daniel dives deep into the concept of “diversification,” and shares four key reasons why developing a musical career based on this model can lead to stability, success, and satisfaction. What’s covered in this session: Daniel describ...Show More
416 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Diversification

38:08 | Aug 1st, 2018

In this episode, Daniel dives deep into the concept of “diversification,” and shares four key reasons why developing a musical career based on this model can lead to stability, success, and satisfaction. What’s covered in this session: Daniel describ...Show More
415 – Terri Lyne Carrington: Focused on the future

59:35 | Jul 30th, 2018

It would be easy for Terri Lyne Carrington to sit back and relax based on her previous accomplishments. Carrington was the youngest person to ever get a musician’s union card (age 10) received a scholarship to Berklee at age 11 and from there has gon...Show More
415 – Terri Lyne Carrington: Focused on the future

59:35 | Jul 30th, 2018

It would be easy for Terri Lyne Carrington to sit back and relax based on her previous accomplishments. Carrington was the youngest person to ever get a musician’s union card (age 10) received a scholarship to Berklee at age 11 and from there has gon...Show More
414 – Real Artists Don’t Starve with Jeff Goins

52:21 | Jul 27th, 2018

Jeff Goins isn’t a drummer – far from it. In fact, he used to play in a band called “decaf” that specifically didn’t have a drummer. So why have him on the podcast? Because we’ve all heard the term “starving artists” before and Jeff’s book “Real Arti...Show More
414 – Real Artists Don’t Starve with Jeff Goins

52:21 | Jul 27th, 2018

Jeff Goins isn’t a drummer – far from it. In fact, he used to play in a band called “decaf” that specifically didn’t have a drummer. So why have him on the podcast? Because we’ve all heard the term “starving artists” before and Jeff’s book “Real Arti...Show More
413 – JJ Johnson: Staying open, present and focused

1:11:27 | Jul 23rd, 2018

JJ Johnson may fly under the radar a bit, but that’s a conscious choice. The former drummer for John Mayer and current, longtime drummer for the Tedeschi Trucks band prefers to avoid social media, be present in the moment and focus on face to face in...Show More
413 – JJ Johnson: Staying open, present and focused

1:11:27 | Jul 23rd, 2018

JJ Johnson may fly under the radar a bit, but that’s a conscious choice. The former drummer for John Mayer and current, longtime drummer for the Tedeschi Trucks band prefers to avoid social media, be present in the moment and focus on face to face in...Show More
412 – Building a Dream: Andy Morris (Founder, Dream Cymbals)

55:57 | Jul 20th, 2018

I’ve been working with Dream Cymbals over the past few years since they’re supporters of the podcast, which I’m sure you know by now. What you may no know is their founder, Andy Morris, is a very accomplished percussionist and drummer who initially g...Show More
412 – Building a Dream: Andy Morris (Founder, Dream Cymbals)

55:57 | Jul 20th, 2018

I’ve been working with Dream Cymbals over the past few years since they’re supporters of the podcast, which I’m sure you know by now. What you may no know is their founder, Andy Morris, is a very accomplished percussionist and drummer who initially g...Show More
411 – Lil John Roberts: The next chapter

58:37 | Jul 16th, 2018

Lil John Roberts is no stranger to the podcast, making this his third appearance with this episode. Although John is one of the most sought after Jazz and R & B Drummers of his generation and has worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Janet Jack...Show More
411 – Lil John Roberts: The next chapter

58:37 | Jul 16th, 2018

Lil John Roberts is no stranger to the podcast, making this his third appearance with this episode. Although John is one of the most sought after Jazz and R & B Drummers of his generation and has worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Janet Jack...Show More
410 – Getting back to basics

11:39 | Jul 13th, 2018

Whether you’ve been playing for years and practice regularly or have taken some time off I recommend that you take some time to get back to basics. This is something that has benefited me over the years and something that I’m currently doing in my pr...Show More
410 – Getting back to basics

11:39 | Jul 13th, 2018

Whether you’ve been playing for years and practice regularly or have taken some time off I recommend that you take some time to get back to basics. This is something that has benefited me over the years and something that I’m currently doing in my pr...Show More
409 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Magic of Gene Krupa: An Interview with Brooks Tegler

1:01:31 | Jul 11th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel talks with noted drummer, historian and collector Brooks Tegler about all things Gene Krupa. What’s covered in this session: Brooks’ experiences growing up in a musical family and becoming a lifelong Gene Krupa fan. How Gene’s...Show More
409 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Magic of Gene Krupa: An Interview with Brooks Tegler

1:01:31 | Jul 11th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel talks with noted drummer, historian and collector Brooks Tegler about all things Gene Krupa. What’s covered in this session: Brooks’ experiences growing up in a musical family and becoming a lifelong Gene Krupa fan. How Gene’s...Show More
408 – Charles Ruggiero: Creating his own legacy

1:20:31 | Jul 9th, 2018

Charles Ruggiero, son of legendary drummer Vinnie Ruggiero, has made quite the name for himself in his own right. Not one to live in the shadow of his father, Charles has developed his own unique style and voice behind the kit. Since “turning pro” in...Show More
408 – Charles Ruggiero: Creating his own legacy

1:20:31 | Jul 9th, 2018

Charles Ruggiero, son of legendary drummer Vinnie Ruggiero, has made quite the name for himself in his own right. Not one to live in the shadow of his father, Charles has developed his own unique style and voice behind the kit. Since “turning pro” in...Show More
407 – Cliff Almond: Manifesting your own sound

1:14:16 | Jul 2nd, 2018

San Diego native Cliff Almond grew up in a family full of classical musicians but he decided to take a different route and focus on the drums. From an early age his affinity for the drums yielded hours spent behind the kit playing along with records ...Show More
407 – Cliff Almond: Manifesting your own sound

1:14:16 | Jul 2nd, 2018

San Diego native Cliff Almond grew up in a family full of classical musicians but he decided to take a different route and focus on the drums. From an early age his affinity for the drums yielded hours spent behind the kit playing along with records ...Show More
406 – Are you practicing TOO much?

11:24 | Jun 29th, 2018

Whether you love to practice or not, I’m sure you’ve always feel like you should be doing more of it, regardless how many hours you’re practicing every week. But, have you ever wondered if you’re practicing TOO MUCH? Is that even possible? In this ep...Show More
406 – Are you practicing TOO much?

11:24 | Jun 29th, 2018

Whether you love to practice or not, I’m sure you’ve always feel like you should be doing more of it, regardless how many hours you’re practicing every week. But, have you ever wondered if you’re practicing TOO MUCH? Is that even possible? In this ep...Show More
405 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Things You Don’t Know About John Bonham, Pt. 2

53:32 | Jun 27th, 2018

Many consider John Bonham to be the greatest rock drummer of all time, but in our attempts to capture his magic in our own playing, we often overlook the elements that made Bonham’s drumming so “relatable.” In the second of a two-part series unlockin...Show More
405 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Things You Don’t Know About John Bonham, Pt. 2

53:32 | Jun 27th, 2018

Many consider John Bonham to be the greatest rock drummer of all time, but in our attempts to capture his magic in our own playing, we often overlook the elements that made Bonham’s drumming so “relatable.” In the second of a two-part series unlockin...Show More
404 – Eric Leiderman: Late night TV’s drum ambassador

59:06 | Jun 25th, 2018

Eric Leiderman, producer from Late Night with Seth Meyers has found himself in a unique position. As a drummer, Eric has always juggled touring and working in television only to find himself combining the two…sort of. The band leader for Late Night w...Show More
404 – Eric Leiderman: Late night TV’s drum ambassador

59:06 | Jun 25th, 2018

Eric Leiderman, producer from Late Night with Seth Meyers has found himself in a unique position. As a drummer, Eric has always juggled touring and working in television only to find himself combining the two…sort of. The band leader for Late Night w...Show More
403 – The no BS guide to networking with Craig Ballantyne

53:45 | Jun 22nd, 2018

As you know, this podcast is about drumming but I like to pepper in guests who can help serve you in other ways. Why? Because, although we’re all drummers, we’re also moms, dads, accountants, weekend warriors, etc. Juggling life, job, gigging, practi...Show More
403 – The no BS guide to networking with Craig Ballantyne

53:45 | Jun 22nd, 2018

As you know, this podcast is about drumming but I like to pepper in guests who can help serve you in other ways. Why? Because, although we’re all drummers, we’re also moms, dads, accountants, weekend warriors, etc. Juggling life, job, gigging, practi...Show More
402 – Sarah Thawer: Going against the grain

52:34 | Jun 18th, 2018

Stand-out Toronto based drummer Sarah Thawer is sailing along now, but it wasn’t always the case. By her own account, growing up in a traditional Indian household there was external pressure to pursue other careers like medicine or engineering. But S...Show More
402 – Sarah Thawer: Going against the grain

52:34 | Jun 18th, 2018

Stand-out Toronto based drummer Sarah Thawer is sailing along now, but it wasn’t always the case. By her own account, growing up in a traditional Indian household there was external pressure to pursue other careers like medicine or engineering. But S...Show More
401 – The truth about hard work

13:08 | Jun 15th, 2018

There’s no shortage of messaging telling us that if we want to succeed at something we have to “do the hard work.” I completely agree that nothing great is achieved without focused effort over a long period of time – nor do I think the majority of pe...Show More
401 – The truth about hard work

13:08 | Jun 15th, 2018

There’s no shortage of messaging telling us that if we want to succeed at something we have to “do the hard work.” I completely agree that nothing great is achieved without focused effort over a long period of time – nor do I think the majority of pe...Show More
400 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Things You Don’t Know About John Bonham, Pt. 1

37:11 | Jun 13th, 2018

Many consider John Bonham to be the greatest rock drummer of all time, but in our attempts to capture his magic in our own playing, we often overlook key aspects of Bonzo’s sound and style. In the first of a two-part series unlocking Bonham’s secrets...Show More
400 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Things You Don’t Know About John Bonham, Pt. 1

37:11 | Jun 13th, 2018

Many consider John Bonham to be the greatest rock drummer of all time, but in our attempts to capture his magic in our own playing, we often overlook key aspects of Bonzo’s sound and style. In the first of a two-part series unlocking Bonham’s secrets...Show More
399 – Tom Brechtlein: The quest of creating creativity

1:03:39 | Jun 11th, 2018

Tom Brechtlein grew up in East Meadow, Long Island and gravitated to drums after listening to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. In junior high, his attention turned to big band jazz, and he became attrac...Show More
399 – Tom Brechtlein: The quest of creating creativity

1:03:39 | Jun 11th, 2018

Tom Brechtlein grew up in East Meadow, Long Island and gravitated to drums after listening to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. In junior high, his attention turned to big band jazz, and he became attrac...Show More
398 – Creative ways to grow your client base as a freelance artist with Chris Jacobie

43:05 | Jun 8th, 2018

Austin, TX based producer Chris Jacobie has created a unique way of servicing clients, keeping musicians employed and helping artists grow their fanbase all over the world. Music production is nothing new, but Chris’ approach is unique and capitalize...Show More
398 – Creative ways to grow your client base as a freelance artist with Chris Jacobie

43:05 | Jun 8th, 2018

Austin, TX based producer Chris Jacobie has created a unique way of servicing clients, keeping musicians employed and helping artists grow their fanbase all over the world. Music production is nothing new, but Chris’ approach is unique and capitalize...Show More
397 – Doug Belote: Chasing a dream in New Orleans

1:08:21 | Jun 4th, 2018

Southern Louisiana native Doug Belote grew up immersed in cajun country and listening to the sounds of Jazz, Rock, Cajon, Dixieland, Zydeco, and second line. Drawing inspiration from the sounds of the south, Belote developed not only his own unique, ...Show More
397 – Doug Belote: Chasing a dream in New Orleans

1:08:21 | Jun 4th, 2018

Southern Louisiana native Doug Belote grew up immersed in cajun country and listening to the sounds of Jazz, Rock, Cajon, Dixieland, Zydeco, and second line. Drawing inspiration from the sounds of the south, Belote developed not only his own unique, ...Show More
396 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Six Strategies for Working With A Singer

54:10 | May 31st, 2018

Whether you play in a single band, or work as a freelancer with a variety of artists, its incumbent for every drummer to seek a deeper understanding of the role and position of the singer. Doing so is not only essential for the overall success of any...Show More
396 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Six Strategies for Working With A Singer

54:10 | May 31st, 2018

Whether you play in a single band, or work as a freelancer with a variety of artists, its incumbent for every drummer to seek a deeper understanding of the role and position of the singer. Doing so is not only essential for the overall success of any...Show More
395 – David Northrup: The rollercoaster ride of a life in music

1:11:34 | May 28th, 2018

David Northrup is an industry veteran who’s resume is both diverse and impressive, having worked with Boz Scaggs, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Disco Biscuits and many others. During his career he’s experienced both ups and downs and he openl...Show More
395 – David Northrup: The rollercoaster ride of a life in music

1:11:34 | May 28th, 2018

David Northrup is an industry veteran who’s resume is both diverse and impressive, having worked with Boz Scaggs, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Disco Biscuits and many others. During his career he’s experienced both ups and downs and he openl...Show More
394 – Roundtable Discussion (Part 2) Time management, growing older in the music business and more

1:48:31 | May 25th, 2018

I sat down to catch up with my buddies Matt Crouse and Zack Albetta from Working Drummer Podcast about how we’re making out with our new career transitions, what we’ve learned over the past year since our last conversation and much more. The idea beh...Show More
394 – Roundtable Discussion (Part 2) Time management, growing older in the music business and more

1:48:31 | May 25th, 2018

I sat down to catch up with my buddies Matt Crouse and Zack Albetta from Working Drummer Podcast about how we’re making out with our new career transitions, what we’ve learned over the past year since our last conversation and much more. The idea beh...Show More
393 – Thriving as a band leader and educator with Jeremy Hummel

1:18:12 | May 21st, 2018

Jeremy Hummel has been a pro drummer for years and is someone who knows a thing or two about thinking outside the box. As a founding member of the multi-platinum band Breaking Benjamin, Jeremy was forced to make some shifts in his career when he left...Show More
393 – Thriving as a band leader and educator with Jeremy Hummel

1:18:12 | May 21st, 2018

Jeremy Hummel has been a pro drummer for years and is someone who knows a thing or two about thinking outside the box. As a founding member of the multi-platinum band Breaking Benjamin, Jeremy was forced to make some shifts in his career when he left...Show More
392 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Five Strategies for Living An “Unusual” Life

49:36 | May 16th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel defines the “unusual life” that we lead as musicians, and offers five strategies designed to help you acknowledge, accept and embrace the radical idea of turning your passions into a meaningful livelihood. What’s covered in th...Show More
392 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Five Strategies for Living An “Unusual” Life

49:36 | May 16th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel defines the “unusual life” that we lead as musicians, and offers five strategies designed to help you acknowledge, accept and embrace the radical idea of turning your passions into a meaningful livelihood. What’s covered in th...Show More
391 – Jim Bogios (Counting Crows): preparation meets opportunity

1:29:05 | May 14th, 2018

Jim Bogios, the longtime drummer of Counting Crows and Bay Area native is no stranger to success as a drummer. Getting started at the ripe age of 12, performing is in his blood…but, although he had a jumpstart on his career, Jim’s hard work and prepa...Show More
391 – Jim Bogios (Counting Crows): preparation meets opportunity

1:29:05 | May 14th, 2018

Jim Bogios, the longtime drummer of Counting Crows and Bay Area native is no stranger to success as a drummer. Getting started at the ripe age of 12, performing is in his blood…but, although he had a jumpstart on his career, Jim’s hard work and prepa...Show More
390 – How to deal with haters

12:27 | May 11th, 2018

We all know them…the haters…the people who love to watch others fail and always have something negative to say about everything. The scary truth is that their attitude, mindset and how they approach life can effect you more than you know. I’ve been a...Show More
390 – How to deal with haters

12:27 | May 11th, 2018

We all know them…the haters…the people who love to watch others fail and always have something negative to say about everything. The scary truth is that their attitude, mindset and how they approach life can effect you more than you know. I’ve been a...Show More
389 – Bill Bruford – An exploration into the drummer’s creative process

55:41 | May 7th, 2018

It’s hard to summarize Bill Bruford’s career or impact on the drumming community as a whole in a few sentences., but let me give you a 35,000 foot view of what he’s accomplished. Bill was the founding drummer of the iconic and ground-breaking band, Y...Show More
389 – Bill Bruford – An exploration into the drummer’s creative process

55:41 | May 7th, 2018

It’s hard to summarize Bill Bruford’s career or impact on the drumming community as a whole in a few sentences., but let me give you a 35,000 foot view of what he’s accomplished. Bill was the founding drummer of the iconic and ground-breaking band, Y...Show More
388 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Importance of Grip, Pt. 2

52:37 | May 2nd, 2018

In this session, Daniel continues his in-depth exploration of grip, breaking down each three of the primary grips (German, French and Traditional), sharing their origins, and showing exercises to develop each one. What’s covered in this session: A de...Show More
388 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Importance of Grip, Pt. 2

52:37 | May 2nd, 2018

In this session, Daniel continues his in-depth exploration of grip, breaking down each three of the primary grips (German, French and Traditional), sharing their origins, and showing exercises to develop each one. What’s covered in this session: A de...Show More
387 – Vinnie Amico (moe.) Jamming through the new era of music

54:12 | Apr 30th, 2018

You can say that Vinnie Amicio was at the right place at the right time and you’d be half-right. When Amico, who’s been a member of the band moe. since 1996, was originally asked to join the band, he declined. The band was just getting it footing and...Show More
387 – Vinnie Amico (moe.) Jamming through the new era of music

54:12 | Apr 30th, 2018

You can say that Vinnie Amicio was at the right place at the right time and you’d be half-right. When Amico, who’s been a member of the band moe. since 1996, was originally asked to join the band, he declined. The band was just getting it footing and...Show More
386 – How to gain attention as a artist, with Jesse Kirshbaum of Nue Agency

51:02 | Apr 27th, 2018

Jessee Kirshbaum is an music industry vet who started at a young age and quickly made a name for himself as one of the hottest agents in NYC. Over the years he’s adapted his plan, kept his ear to the ground and saw the shift in the music business hap...Show More
386 – How to gain attention as a artist, with Jesse Kirshbaum of Nue Agency

51:02 | Apr 27th, 2018

Jessee Kirshbaum is an music industry vet who started at a young age and quickly made a name for himself as one of the hottest agents in NYC. Over the years he’s adapted his plan, kept his ear to the ground and saw the shift in the music business hap...Show More
385 – Chris Coleman: Embracing the unexpected

1:13:25 | Apr 23rd, 2018

If you think of Chris Coleman there’s no way to think of him other than behind a drum kit It’s hard to imagine that Chris wasn’t planning on pursuing a career as a drummer until an eye-opening experience at his job. Needless to say, it’s obvious he m...Show More
385 – Chris Coleman: Embracing the unexpected

1:13:25 | Apr 23rd, 2018

If you think of Chris Coleman there’s no way to think of him other than behind a drum kit It’s hard to imagine that Chris wasn’t planning on pursuing a career as a drummer until an eye-opening experience at his job. Needless to say, it’s obvious he m...Show More
384 – A definitive guide to goal setting with Craig Ballantyne

53:19 | Apr 20th, 2018

As you know, this podcast is about drumming but I like to pepper in guests who can help serve you in other ways. Why? Because, although we’re all drummers, we’re also moms, dads, accountants, weekend warriors, etc. Juggling life, job, gigging, practi...Show More
384 – A definitive guide to goal setting with Craig Ballantyne

53:19 | Apr 20th, 2018

As you know, this podcast is about drumming but I like to pepper in guests who can help serve you in other ways. Why? Because, although we’re all drummers, we’re also moms, dads, accountants, weekend warriors, etc. Juggling life, job, gigging, practi...Show More
383 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Importance of Grip, Pt. 1

32:25 | Apr 18th, 2018

In the first of two sessions focusing on grip, Daniel unpacks the fundamentals involved with holding a drumstick, and explains why a deeper understanding of grip is vital if we want to play with greater clarity, consistency and articulation. What’s c...Show More
383 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Importance of Grip, Pt. 1

32:25 | Apr 18th, 2018

In the first of two sessions focusing on grip, Daniel unpacks the fundamentals involved with holding a drumstick, and explains why a deeper understanding of grip is vital if we want to play with greater clarity, consistency and articulation. What’s c...Show More
382 – Aaron Comess: How to develop self-awareness, find balance and be true to yourself

1:14:09 | Apr 16th, 2018

Aaron Comess makes his second appearance on the podcast and for good reason. The founding and longtime member of The Spin Doctors has not only been in the same band for close to 30 years, but has also established himself as both a sideman and bandlea...Show More
382 – Aaron Comess: How to develop self-awareness, find balance and be true to yourself

1:14:09 | Apr 16th, 2018

Aaron Comess makes his second appearance on the podcast and for good reason. The founding and longtime member of The Spin Doctors has not only been in the same band for close to 30 years, but has also established himself as both a sideman and bandlea...Show More
381 – Going backwards to move forward

12:56 | Apr 13th, 2018

Although progress and forward momentum is necessary for growth, sometimes that’s not the case. Whether you’re looking to change careers, change your focus or just remove yourself from a certain situation it may be necessary to take a few steps backwa...Show More
381 – Going backwards to move forward

12:56 | Apr 13th, 2018

Although progress and forward momentum is necessary for growth, sometimes that’s not the case. Whether you’re looking to change careers, change your focus or just remove yourself from a certain situation it may be necessary to take a few steps backwa...Show More
380 – Trevor Lawrence, Jr: The epitome of versatility

1:12:09 | Apr 9th, 2018

It’s hard to classify Trevor Lawrence by genre or even by title, so I’ll leave it at Musician. The highly acclaimed Lawrence is a drummer, DJ, producer, songwriter and much more. He’s been a longtime collaborator with Dr. Dre, has worked with other h...Show More
380 – Trevor Lawrence, Jr: The epitome of versatility

1:12:09 | Apr 9th, 2018

It’s hard to classify Trevor Lawrence by genre or even by title, so I’ll leave it at Musician. The highly acclaimed Lawrence is a drummer, DJ, producer, songwriter and much more. He’s been a longtime collaborator with Dr. Dre, has worked with other h...Show More
379 – Charlie Hall (The War on Drugs): The balance of drums and life

1:05:46 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Charlie Hall is a man of many experiences having moved around the country in a variety of jobs including, the hospitality business, school teacher and social worker. After a brief stint in 2008 and since 2013 Charlie has been manning the throne for t...Show More
379 – Charlie Hall (The War on Drugs): The balance of drums and life

1:05:46 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Charlie Hall is a man of many experiences having moved around the country in a variety of jobs including, the hospitality business, school teacher and social worker. After a brief stint in 2008 and since 2013 Charlie has been manning the throne for t...Show More
378 – How to KEEP the gig

11:49 | Mar 30th, 2018

There’s a lot of focus on networking, gaining awareness and getting the gig. As far as I’m concerned, getting the gig is when the real work starts because keeping the gig is what’s most important. There are some things that are obvious (like knowing ...Show More
378 – How to KEEP the gig

11:49 | Mar 30th, 2018

There’s a lot of focus on networking, gaining awareness and getting the gig. As far as I’m concerned, getting the gig is when the real work starts because keeping the gig is what’s most important. There are some things that are obvious (like knowing ...Show More
377 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Day I Auditioned for Spinal Tap

32:22 | Mar 28th, 2018

In this session, Daniel shares the strange but true story of his 1991 “Halloween audition” with the legendary “mock rock” band Spinal Tap (which took place in the end zone of the L.A. Coliseum). And yes, there is photographic evidence to go with the ...Show More
377 – [Daniel Glass Show] The Day I Auditioned for Spinal Tap

32:22 | Mar 28th, 2018

In this session, Daniel shares the strange but true story of his 1991 “Halloween audition” with the legendary “mock rock” band Spinal Tap (which took place in the end zone of the L.A. Coliseum). And yes, there is photographic evidence to go with the ...Show More
376 – Wayne Salzmann: How to seek and create your own opportunities

1:04:37 | Mar 26th, 2018

Wayne Salzmann may not be a household name yet, but I’m guessing that’ll be changing soon. Far from a newbie in the game, Wayne is one of the most in-demand sessions and live drummers in Austin, TX and is best known for his touring work with Grammy A...Show More
376 – Wayne Salzmann: How to seek and create your own opportunities

1:04:37 | Mar 26th, 2018

Wayne Salzmann may not be a household name yet, but I’m guessing that’ll be changing soon. Far from a newbie in the game, Wayne is one of the most in-demand sessions and live drummers in Austin, TX and is best known for his touring work with Grammy A...Show More
375 – How to start something BIG

08:27 | Mar 23rd, 2018

We all have goals, dreams and things we want to accomplish. It’s easy for us to sit around an plan out every nuance of what we want to create, design the logo, buy the equipment, create the Instagram handle, etc. The reality is that all of those thin...Show More
375 – How to start something BIG

08:27 | Mar 23rd, 2018

We all have goals, dreams and things we want to accomplish. It’s easy for us to sit around an plan out every nuance of what we want to create, design the logo, buy the equipment, create the Instagram handle, etc. The reality is that all of those thin...Show More
374 – [Daniel Glass Show] Inspiring Stories: Ray Levier

50:14 | Mar 21st, 2018

In this session, Daniel talks with Ray Levier, a drummer who suffered severe burns over his face and body at the age of 12. Despite losing most of his fingers in the the accident, Ray’s incredible outlook on life and drive to succeed helped him overc...Show More
374 – [Daniel Glass Show] Inspiring Stories: Ray Levier

50:14 | Mar 21st, 2018

In this session, Daniel talks with Ray Levier, a drummer who suffered severe burns over his face and body at the age of 12. Despite losing most of his fingers in the the accident, Ray’s incredible outlook on life and drive to succeed helped him overc...Show More
373 – Josh Freese: Rock & Roll’s not-so-secret weapon

1:50:07 | Mar 19th, 2018

Josh Freese is the closest thing you can get to Rock & Roll royalty. At a very young age he started working at Disney and from there he graduated to national and international bands like Devo, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle, No Doubt, The Vandals,...Show More
373 – Josh Freese: Rock & Roll’s not-so-secret weapon

1:50:07 | Mar 19th, 2018

Josh Freese is the closest thing you can get to Rock & Roll royalty. At a very young age he started working at Disney and from there he graduated to national and international bands like Devo, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle, No Doubt, The Vandals,...Show More
372 – [Daniel Glass Show] “Dissecting” Rudiments: A Smarter Way To Learn

44:21 | Mar 14th, 2018

When practicing rudiments, we are often so intent on learning the required sticking patterns that we miss the bigger picture in terms of overall sound and clarity. In this session, Daniel explains his secret to “dissecting” rudiments,  allowing us to...Show More
372 – [Daniel Glass Show] “Dissecting” Rudiments: A Smarter Way To Learn

44:21 | Mar 14th, 2018

When practicing rudiments, we are often so intent on learning the required sticking patterns that we miss the bigger picture in terms of overall sound and clarity. In this session, Daniel explains his secret to “dissecting” rudiments,  allowing us to...Show More
371 – Jon Fishman (Phish) Part 2: The art of constant evolution

1:21:13 | Mar 12th, 2018

Part 1 of this interview can be found here What can be said about Jon Fishman that hasn’t already been said? Fishman and his band Phish have been going strong for 35 years with a legion of fans that follows them around the country. Whether they’re pl...Show More
371 – Jon Fishman (Phish) Part 2: The art of constant evolution

1:21:13 | Mar 12th, 2018

Part 1 of this interview can be found here What can be said about Jon Fishman that hasn’t already been said? Fishman and his band Phish have been going strong for 35 years with a legion of fans that follows them around the country. Whether they’re pl...Show More
370 – The Compound Effect

15:46 | Mar 9th, 2018

When we’re trying to achieve something it’s tough to keep going when we’re not seeing progress. We have to trust in the process that what we’re doing is working and a few day/weeks/months down the line we’ll see the fruits of our labor. We also need ...Show More
370 – The Compound Effect

15:46 | Mar 9th, 2018

When we’re trying to achieve something it’s tough to keep going when we’re not seeing progress. We have to trust in the process that what we’re doing is working and a few day/weeks/months down the line we’ll see the fruits of our labor. We also need ...Show More
369 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Zoro: Five Favorites

1:10:02 | Mar 7th, 2018

The latest installment of the “Five Favorites” series features Daniel in a wide-ranging musical conversation with one of his mentors, the legendary funk drummer Zoro.  Through the lens of five key albums, Zoro shares how a deep love for music helped ...Show More
369 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Zoro: Five Favorites

1:10:02 | Mar 7th, 2018

The latest installment of the “Five Favorites” series features Daniel in a wide-ranging musical conversation with one of his mentors, the legendary funk drummer Zoro.  Through the lens of five key albums, Zoro shares how a deep love for music helped ...Show More
368 – Jon Fishman (Phish) Part 1: The art of constant evolution

1:55:37 | Mar 5th, 2018

What can be said about Jon Fishman that hasn’t already been said? Fishman and his band Phish have been going strong for 35 years with a legion of fans that follows them around the country. Whether they’re playing at one of their multiple-day festival...Show More
368 – Jon Fishman (Phish) Part 1: The art of constant evolution

1:55:37 | Mar 5th, 2018

What can be said about Jon Fishman that hasn’t already been said? Fishman and his band Phish have been going strong for 35 years with a legion of fans that follows them around the country. Whether they’re playing at one of their multiple-day festival...Show More
367 – [Listener Spotlight] Matt Poynter (The Hip Abduction): Putting in the work

1:06:18 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Matt Poynter is a go-getter. He’s not afraid to lay it out on the line to do what he’s always wanted to do – play drums full time. For Matt, his story starts with him as a teenager trying to figure out how to make a career in music and now tells a co...Show More
367 – [Listener Spotlight] Matt Poynter (The Hip Abduction): Putting in the work

1:06:18 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Matt Poynter is a go-getter. He’s not afraid to lay it out on the line to do what he’s always wanted to do – play drums full time. For Matt, his story starts with him as a teenager trying to figure out how to make a career in music and now tells a co...Show More
366 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Leader or Sideman: Which One Are You?

46:44 | Feb 28th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel takes a deeper look at the terms “leader” and “sideman.” While nearly every musician will take on one or both of these roles in the course of his or her career, misunderstandings about of the rights and responsibilities that a...Show More
366 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Leader or Sideman: Which One Are You?

46:44 | Feb 28th, 2018

In this episode, Daniel takes a deeper look at the terms “leader” and “sideman.” While nearly every musician will take on one or both of these roles in the course of his or her career, misunderstandings about of the rights and responsibilities that a...Show More
365 – Stephen Taylor (Stephen’s Drum Shed): How to chart your own course

1:15:15 | Feb 26th, 2018

Steven Taylor, owner of Stephen’s Drum Shed – an online drum instructional website, has a story that everyone can learn from. Starting to play professionally at 16 and in his late teens and early twenties, he cut his teeth playing nightly in clubs on...Show More
365 – Stephen Taylor (Stephen’s Drum Shed): How to chart your own course

1:15:15 | Feb 26th, 2018

Steven Taylor, owner of Stephen’s Drum Shed – an online drum instructional website, has a story that everyone can learn from. Starting to play professionally at 16 and in his late teens and early twenties, he cut his teeth playing nightly in clubs on...Show More
364 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Vanishing Drummer?

44:47 | Feb 21st, 2018

In an age where so much of our popular music is made using samples, programmed beats and other electronics, Daniel’s addresses a big issue of concern for many drummers: Are we becoming irrelevant? What’s covered in this session: Daniel looks at vario...Show More
364 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Vanishing Drummer?

44:47 | Feb 21st, 2018

In an age where so much of our popular music is made using samples, programmed beats and other electronics, Daniel’s addresses a big issue of concern for many drummers: Are we becoming irrelevant? What’s covered in this session: Daniel looks at vario...Show More
363 – Carter McLean: A natural progression of creativity

1:16:17 | Feb 19th, 2018

Carter McLean, full-time drummer for the Broadway Show “The Lion King” is a man who’s been around the block a few times. From starting out as a drummer to becoming a photographer, starting a photography company and then getting drawn back to drumming...Show More
363 – Carter McLean: A natural progression of creativity

1:16:17 | Feb 19th, 2018

Carter McLean, full-time drummer for the Broadway Show “The Lion King” is a man who’s been around the block a few times. From starting out as a drummer to becoming a photographer, starting a photography company and then getting drawn back to drumming...Show More
362 – Louis Marks (Ropeadope Records): David VS Goliath

48:28 | Feb 16th, 2018

In the ever changing world of the music business, labels big and small have to live by one premise: Adapt or die. Louis Marks of Ropeadope Records has adapted, and then some. Overcoming a rough era in the business with the decline of physical sales, ...Show More
362 – Louis Marks (Ropeadope Records): David VS Goliath

48:28 | Feb 16th, 2018

In the ever changing world of the music business, labels big and small have to live by one premise: Adapt or die. Louis Marks of Ropeadope Records has adapted, and then some. Overcoming a rough era in the business with the decline of physical sales, ...Show More
361 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Eric Singer: Five Favorites

1:05:10 | Feb 14th, 2018

In the first of a new series called “Five Favorites,” Daniel shares a wide-ranging conversation with long-time KISS and Alice Cooper drummer Eric Singer about five key influences that helped shape him as a player. What’s covered in this session: A di...Show More
361 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Eric Singer: Five Favorites

1:05:10 | Feb 14th, 2018

In the first of a new series called “Five Favorites,” Daniel shares a wide-ranging conversation with long-time KISS and Alice Cooper drummer Eric Singer about five key influences that helped shape him as a player. What’s covered in this session: A di...Show More
360 – Helen De La Rosa: Defying the odds

1:14:14 | Feb 12th, 2018

Helen De La Rosa in impressive by all standards. At a relatively young age she has already accomplished what many strive for their entire careers. The Dominican-born De La Rosa graduated from National Conservatory of Music of Santo Domingo then moved...Show More
360 – Helen De La Rosa: Defying the odds

1:14:14 | Feb 12th, 2018

Helen De La Rosa in impressive by all standards. At a relatively young age she has already accomplished what many strive for their entire careers. The Dominican-born De La Rosa graduated from National Conservatory of Music of Santo Domingo then moved...Show More
359 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Turn the World Into Your Practice Room

42:03 | Feb 7th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel addresses a common musician complaint – it’s hard to set aside enough time to practice. His solution: Turn the world into your practice room! What’s covered in this session: Solution 1: Keep a pair of sticks everywhere. Soluti...Show More
359 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Turn the World Into Your Practice Room

42:03 | Feb 7th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel addresses a common musician complaint – it’s hard to set aside enough time to practice. His solution: Turn the world into your practice room! What’s covered in this session: Solution 1: Keep a pair of sticks everywhere. Soluti...Show More
358 – Willie Jones, III: Technique as a means to create music

1:00:28 | Feb 5th, 2018

Willie Jones iii, son of a Jazz pianist, has recorded and toured with a who’s who list of Jazz luminaries, including Horace Silver, Roy Hargrove, Hank Jones, Cedar Walton, and Herbie Hancock. He also played on Arturo Sandoval’s Grammy-winning album H...Show More
358 – Willie Jones, III: Technique as a means to create music

1:00:28 | Feb 5th, 2018

Willie Jones iii, son of a Jazz pianist, has recorded and toured with a who’s who list of Jazz luminaries, including Horace Silver, Roy Hargrove, Hank Jones, Cedar Walton, and Herbie Hancock. He also played on Arturo Sandoval’s Grammy-winning album H...Show More
357 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Behind the Scenes at Birdland

1:07:13 | Jan 31st, 2018

In this podcast, go with Daniel behind the scenes at Birdland – one New York’s legendary jazz clubs. Since 2011, Daniel has performed nearly every Monday night at Birdland, as part of a show called “Cast Party.” Daniel talks about how he got the gig,...Show More
357 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Behind the Scenes at Birdland

1:07:13 | Jan 31st, 2018

In this podcast, go with Daniel behind the scenes at Birdland – one New York’s legendary jazz clubs. Since 2011, Daniel has performed nearly every Monday night at Birdland, as part of a show called “Cast Party.” Daniel talks about how he got the gig,...Show More
356 – Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble): Get knocked down 9 times, get up 10

1:07:23 | Jan 30th, 2018

Chris Layton, founding member of the band Double Trouble led by Stevie Ray Vaughan, is a staple in the blues and rock world, know for his impeccable time and driving shuffle. Layton played with Vaughan and Double Trouble until Stevie’s tragic death i...Show More
356 – Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble): Get knocked down 9 times, get up 10

1:07:23 | Jan 30th, 2018

Chris Layton, founding member of the band Double Trouble led by Stevie Ray Vaughan, is a staple in the blues and rock world, know for his impeccable time and driving shuffle. Layton played with Vaughan and Double Trouble until Stevie’s tragic death i...Show More
355 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Understanding Pulse: The “Throw-Up” Exercise

45:09 | Jan 24th, 2018

In this session, Daniel breaks down the oft-heard term but mysterious term “pulse,” and shares a simple but powerful exercise called “Throw-Up,” which he’s used to help thousands of drummers clarify their grip, strengthen the internal clock, and find...Show More
355 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Understanding Pulse: The “Throw-Up” Exercise

45:09 | Jan 24th, 2018

In this session, Daniel breaks down the oft-heard term but mysterious term “pulse,” and shares a simple but powerful exercise called “Throw-Up,” which he’s used to help thousands of drummers clarify their grip, strengthen the internal clock, and find...Show More
354 – Ulysses Owens, Jr: How to manifest your dreams into reality

1:10:26 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Ulysses Owens, Jr is a man beyond his years. From Grammy Award winning performances on records with Christian McBride and Kurt Elling to releasing three of his own self-produced albums to critical acclaim, Owens has established himself as one of Jazz...Show More
354 – Ulysses Owens, Jr: How to manifest your dreams into reality

1:10:26 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Ulysses Owens, Jr is a man beyond his years. From Grammy Award winning performances on records with Christian McBride and Kurt Elling to releasing three of his own self-produced albums to critical acclaim, Owens has established himself as one of Jazz...Show More
353 – [Daniel Glass Show]: “The Evolution of Gospel Chops” – A Conversation With Lamon Lawhorn

1:17:50 | Jan 17th, 2018

Gospel Chops are one of the hottest trends in drumming today. In this session, Daniel chats with noted gospel drummer and educator Lamon Lawhorn about the origins of the gospel style, and how drums managed to show up in church in the first place. Wha...Show More
353 – [Daniel Glass Show]: “The Evolution of Gospel Chops” – A Conversation With Lamon Lawhorn

1:17:50 | Jan 17th, 2018

Gospel Chops are one of the hottest trends in drumming today. In this session, Daniel chats with noted gospel drummer and educator Lamon Lawhorn about the origins of the gospel style, and how drums managed to show up in church in the first place. Wha...Show More
352 – Jeremy Haynes: A metaphoric approach to music

1:31:56 | Jan 15th, 2018

Jeremy Haynes may not be a household name for many, but believe me…he should be! Jeremy is a 5X Grammy Award winner, 80X Stellar Award Winner, American Music Award Winner, and has played on 3 major motion pictures and over 150 records with A-list Gos...Show More
352 – Jeremy Haynes: A metaphoric approach to music

1:31:56 | Jan 15th, 2018

Jeremy Haynes may not be a household name for many, but believe me…he should be! Jeremy is a 5X Grammy Award winner, 80X Stellar Award Winner, American Music Award Winner, and has played on 3 major motion pictures and over 150 records with A-list Gos...Show More
351 – Joe Plummer (Cold War Kids) A journeyman’s guide to juggling multiple bands

52:50 | Jan 8th, 2018

Joe Plummer is a journeyman, having manned the throne behind seminal acts like Modest Mouse, The Shins, The Black Heart Procession, Mister Heavenly, The Magic Magicians and many others. Currently Joe is with Cold War Kids and finding himself in a fam...Show More
351 – Joe Plummer (Cold War Kids) A journeyman’s guide to juggling multiple bands

52:50 | Jan 8th, 2018

Joe Plummer is a journeyman, having manned the throne behind seminal acts like Modest Mouse, The Shins, The Black Heart Procession, Mister Heavenly, The Magic Magicians and many others. Currently Joe is with Cold War Kids and finding himself in a fam...Show More
350 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Reasons Why Every Drummer Should Learn “Classic” Styles

37:39 | Jan 5th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel explains why it’s absolutely vital for every drummer in the 21st Century to learn about musical styles from the past. The reason is simple. Knowing more about the nuts and bolts of “classic styles” will help you become more cr...Show More
350 – [Daniel Glass Show]: 5 Reasons Why Every Drummer Should Learn “Classic” Styles

37:39 | Jan 5th, 2018

In this podcast, Daniel explains why it’s absolutely vital for every drummer in the 21st Century to learn about musical styles from the past. The reason is simple. Knowing more about the nuts and bolts of “classic styles” will help you become more cr...Show More
349 – Varo Johnson: Navigating through the seasons of life as a musician

20:57 | Jan 1st, 2018

Tavarious “Varo” Johnson, started playing at the age of three and it’s quite evident by his playing and more so by his “wise-beyond-years” wisdom. Though his career he’s performed with some of the greatest living Gospel musicians, as well as tours an...Show More
349 – Varo Johnson: Navigating through the seasons of life as a musician

20:57 | Jan 1st, 2018

Tavarious “Varo” Johnson, started playing at the age of three and it’s quite evident by his playing and more so by his “wise-beyond-years” wisdom. Though his career he’s performed with some of the greatest living Gospel musicians, as well as tours an...Show More
348 – Behind the brand with Gerd Booten of Jefferson Eyewear

23:39 | Dec 29th, 2017

Gerd Booten is making a name for his eyeware company (Jefferson Eyeware) one drum kit at a time. Sunglasses have been around for thousands of years, but what makes Gerd’s shades different is that they’re made from drum shells and cymbals. As if that ...Show More
348 – Behind the brand with Gerd Booten of Jefferson Eyewear

23:39 | Dec 29th, 2017

Gerd Booten is making a name for his eyeware company (Jefferson Eyeware) one drum kit at a time. Sunglasses have been around for thousands of years, but what makes Gerd’s shades different is that they’re made from drum shells and cymbals. As if that ...Show More
347 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Secret To Playing Fast!

41:29 | Dec 27th, 2017

In this session, Daniel discusses our obsession with playing as fast as possible, and offers a real, practical road map to reaching new levels of speed. The short answer: If you want to play fast, you must first learn to play slow! What’s covered in ...Show More
347 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Secret To Playing Fast!

41:29 | Dec 27th, 2017

In this session, Daniel discusses our obsession with playing as fast as possible, and offers a real, practical road map to reaching new levels of speed. The short answer: If you want to play fast, you must first learn to play slow! What’s covered in ...Show More
346 – Jason Sechrist (Portugal. The Man): An overnight success, 12 years in the making

54:31 | Dec 25th, 2017

Jason Sechrist’s band (Portugal. The Man) has been making waves lately, mainly due to their breakout hit “Feel It Still.” Maybe you’ve just started hearing their name but they’re far from rookies in this game, having formed in 2005 and gradually grow...Show More
346 – Jason Sechrist (Portugal. The Man): An overnight success, 12 years in the making

54:31 | Dec 25th, 2017

Jason Sechrist’s band (Portugal. The Man) has been making waves lately, mainly due to their breakout hit “Feel It Still.” Maybe you’ve just started hearing their name but they’re far from rookies in this game, having formed in 2005 and gradually grow...Show More
345 – Rick Barker: Taylor Swift’s former manager shares his music biz secrets 

52:34 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Rick Barker may not be a household name, but the results of his work and music business expertise can be heard on the radio every single day. Rick is one of the driving forces behind the stratospheric rise of Taylor Swift, severing as her manager dur...Show More
345 – Rick Barker: Taylor Swift’s former manager shares his music biz secrets 

52:34 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Rick Barker may not be a household name, but the results of his work and music business expertise can be heard on the radio every single day. Rick is one of the driving forces behind the stratospheric rise of Taylor Swift, severing as her manager dur...Show More
344 – [Daniel Glass Show]: For Right-Handed Drummers Only!

49:06 | Dec 20th, 2017

In this session Daniel lays out the interesting perspective of  a left-handed drummer in a right-handed world. The title focuses on right-handed drummers, because most lefties are probably already aware of the points being made. The phrase “For Right...Show More
344 – [Daniel Glass Show]: For Right-Handed Drummers Only!

49:06 | Dec 20th, 2017

In this session Daniel lays out the interesting perspective of  a left-handed drummer in a right-handed world. The title focuses on right-handed drummers, because most lefties are probably already aware of the points being made. The phrase “For Right...Show More
343 – Jeremiah Fraites (The Lumineers): Developing restraint as a drummer and songwriter

1:17:51 | Dec 18th, 2017

New Jersey native Jeremiah Fraites is the drummer for the wildly successful group, The Lumineers. But it wasn’t always that way for Fraites, who struggled as a musician in New York City. After struggling to make a career in music, Fraites and his ban...Show More
343 – Jeremiah Fraites (The Lumineers): Developing restraint as a drummer and songwriter

1:17:51 | Dec 18th, 2017

New Jersey native Jeremiah Fraites is the drummer for the wildly successful group, The Lumineers. But it wasn’t always that way for Fraites, who struggled as a musician in New York City. After struggling to make a career in music, Fraites and his ban...Show More
342 – The truth about hearing loss with Jackson Mann from Vibes Ear Plugs

30:13 | Dec 15th, 2017

As as drummer, I’m sure you’ve had ringing in your ear before. And, if you’re anything like me, you probably thought nothing of it. The scary part is that ANY TIME you have ringing in your ear, it’s a result of irreversible hearing loss. I had the op...Show More
342 – The truth about hearing loss with Jackson Mann from Vibes Ear Plugs

30:13 | Dec 15th, 2017

As as drummer, I’m sure you’ve had ringing in your ear before. And, if you’re anything like me, you probably thought nothing of it. The scary part is that ANY TIME you have ringing in your ear, it’s a result of irreversible hearing loss. I had the op...Show More
341 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Life on the Warped Tour, Pt. 2

1:06:04 | Dec 13th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel continues his deep dive into Royal Crown Revue’s two-year saga on the fabled Warped Tour. Highlights include the making of Royal Crown’s award winning video for “Barflies at the Beach,” and the experience of playing on Warped’...Show More
341 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Life on the Warped Tour, Pt. 2

1:06:04 | Dec 13th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel continues his deep dive into Royal Crown Revue’s two-year saga on the fabled Warped Tour. Highlights include the making of Royal Crown’s award winning video for “Barflies at the Beach,” and the experience of playing on Warped’...Show More
340 – Marcus Gilmore: Drumming royalty makes his own name

53:53 | Dec 11th, 2017

Marcus Gilmore is a decedent of drumming royalty. His grandfather is the great Roy Haynes and for most people that’d be a cross to bear. Marcus was never intimidated by his grandfather’s presence, though and was inspired to make his own name. Over th...Show More
340 – Marcus Gilmore: Drumming royalty makes his own name

53:53 | Dec 11th, 2017

Marcus Gilmore is a decedent of drumming royalty. His grandfather is the great Roy Haynes and for most people that’d be a cross to bear. Marcus was never intimidated by his grandfather’s presence, though and was inspired to make his own name. Over th...Show More
339 – How to take great drum photos with Lauren Jenkins (Elle Jaye)

46:07 | Dec 8th, 2017

Lauren Jenkins may be one of the most recognizable drum photographers around. With shoots on her resume with drummers like Mike Johnston, Questlove and Jost Nickel she’s quietly shaping how the drum world looks…one photo at time. In the conversation ...Show More
339 – How to take great drum photos with Lauren Jenkins (Elle Jaye)

46:07 | Dec 8th, 2017

Lauren Jenkins may be one of the most recognizable drum photographers around. With shoots on her resume with drummers like Mike Johnston, Questlove and Jost Nickel she’s quietly shaping how the drum world looks…one photo at time. In the conversation ...Show More
338 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Life on the Warped Tour, Pt. 1

1:03:46 | Dec 6th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel recounts the nearly two years that his band Royal Crown Revue spent on the fabled Warped Tour. What’s covered in this session: The unlikely story of how a swing band ended up on a punk rock tour for nearly two years.  The stor...Show More
338 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Life on the Warped Tour, Pt. 1

1:03:46 | Dec 6th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel recounts the nearly two years that his band Royal Crown Revue spent on the fabled Warped Tour. What’s covered in this session: The unlikely story of how a swing band ended up on a punk rock tour for nearly two years.  The stor...Show More
337 – Steve Pruitt: How to develop a strong conceptual foundation

1:11:59 | Dec 4th, 2017

Steve Pruitt the Oklahoma native who moved to Texas to study with Ed Soph at University of North Texas found himself thrust into the music scene of Denton, Texas. He was one of the original drummers in Snarky Puppy and was regularly gigging with a va...Show More
337 – Steve Pruitt: How to develop a strong conceptual foundation

1:11:59 | Dec 4th, 2017

Steve Pruitt the Oklahoma native who moved to Texas to study with Ed Soph at University of North Texas found himself thrust into the music scene of Denton, Texas. He was one of the original drummers in Snarky Puppy and was regularly gigging with a va...Show More
336 – All about drumsticks with Promark’s Elijah Navarro

1:14:48 | Dec 1st, 2017

There are so many drumstick options on the market and it can get overwhelming at times. I got a chance to sit down and chat with Elijah Navarro from Promark about all things drumsticks. We dive deep into everything from the significance of the number...Show More
336 – All about drumsticks with Promark’s Elijah Navarro

1:14:48 | Dec 1st, 2017

There are so many drumstick options on the market and it can get overwhelming at times. I got a chance to sit down and chat with Elijah Navarro from Promark about all things drumsticks. We dive deep into everything from the significance of the number...Show More
335 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Music In My Head

30:59 | Nov 29th, 2017

Do you constantly hear music in your head? Follow Daniel as he documents his own internal soundtrack and takes a deep dive into the subject of “ear worms.” Although they can certainly be irritating, it turns out we can actually utilize ear worms to h...Show More
335 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Music In My Head

30:59 | Nov 29th, 2017

Do you constantly hear music in your head? Follow Daniel as he documents his own internal soundtrack and takes a deep dive into the subject of “ear worms.” Although they can certainly be irritating, it turns out we can actually utilize ear worms to h...Show More
334 – Mike Portnoy: Always looking forward

44:13 | Nov 27th, 2017

Mike Portnoy has been a trailblazer since early in his career, notable by being one of the youngest drummers to ever be inducted into the Modern Drummer hall of fame at age 37 – an honor only enjoyed by one other drummer, Neil Peart. For 25 years Mik...Show More
334 – Mike Portnoy: Always looking forward

44:13 | Nov 27th, 2017

Mike Portnoy has been a trailblazer since early in his career, notable by being one of the youngest drummers to ever be inducted into the Modern Drummer hall of fame at age 37 – an honor only enjoyed by one other drummer, Neil Peart. For 25 years Mik...Show More
333 – Dealing with burnout and feeling uninspired

08:04 | Nov 24th, 2017

As drummers, the one thing that serves as therapy for our hectic lives is sitting behind the kit and escaping into the moment. But, what happens when you’ve lost that drive? What happens when you don’t feel inspired to play or practice? What happens ...Show More
333 – Dealing with burnout and feeling uninspired

08:04 | Nov 24th, 2017

As drummers, the one thing that serves as therapy for our hectic lives is sitting behind the kit and escaping into the moment. But, what happens when you’ve lost that drive? What happens when you don’t feel inspired to play or practice? What happens ...Show More
332 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Form

1:03:28 | Nov 22nd, 2017

In this session, Daniel makes a strong case for the importance of fundamental concepts like posture, grip, and playing on a practice pad. What’s covered in this session: An exploration of the “Master-Apprentice” relationship, and how it has played a ...Show More
332 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Importance of Form

1:03:28 | Nov 22nd, 2017

In this session, Daniel makes a strong case for the importance of fundamental concepts like posture, grip, and playing on a practice pad. What’s covered in this session: An exploration of the “Master-Apprentice” relationship, and how it has played a ...Show More
331 – Dre Energy (Cirque du Soleil) From broke and busted to international clinician

1:02:48 | Nov 20th, 2017

Andre Boyd, aka Dre Energy, is man of resolve. Known for his work with Cirque du Soleil, Dre transformed himself into one of the most respected and in-demand clinicians in the world. Boyd’s story of barely having enough money to fly to NYC for the Ci...Show More
331 – Dre Energy (Cirque du Soleil) From broke and busted to international clinician

1:02:48 | Nov 20th, 2017

Andre Boyd, aka Dre Energy, is man of resolve. Known for his work with Cirque du Soleil, Dre transformed himself into one of the most respected and in-demand clinicians in the world. Boyd’s story of barely having enough money to fly to NYC for the Ci...Show More
330 – The difference between the drumming business and the music business

31:48 | Nov 17th, 2017

It may come to a surprise to you but there is definitely a difference between the drumming business and the music business. Not only is there a difference but there are also different decision makers in each industry. Knowing what business your in FI...Show More
330 – The difference between the drumming business and the music business

31:48 | Nov 17th, 2017

It may come to a surprise to you but there is definitely a difference between the drumming business and the music business. Not only is there a difference but there are also different decision makers in each industry. Knowing what business your in FI...Show More
329 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Earl Palmer, Pt. 2

1:08:10 | Nov 15th, 2017

In this session, Daniel continues his exploration into the style of the legendary drummer Earl Palmer, showing just why Palmer is often called “the architect of rock’n’roll drumming.” Part Two covers the years 1957-1971, and looks at Earl’s move from...Show More
329 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Earl Palmer, Pt. 2

1:08:10 | Nov 15th, 2017

In this session, Daniel continues his exploration into the style of the legendary drummer Earl Palmer, showing just why Palmer is often called “the architect of rock’n’roll drumming.” Part Two covers the years 1957-1971, and looks at Earl’s move from...Show More
328 – Kevin Murphy: Pulling back the curtain of the touring world

1:30:37 | Nov 13th, 2017

Kevin Murphy, the Nashville touring drummer who’s known for his work with Tonic, Randy Houser, and Big & Rich among others, opens up for a candid conversation. We delve into the realities of being a touring drummer, the opportunity costs associated w...Show More
328 – Kevin Murphy: Pulling back the curtain of the touring world

1:30:37 | Nov 13th, 2017

Kevin Murphy, the Nashville touring drummer who’s known for his work with Tonic, Randy Houser, and Big & Rich among others, opens up for a candid conversation. We delve into the realities of being a touring drummer, the opportunity costs associated w...Show More
327 – How to filter through your drumming information overload

14:16 | Nov 10th, 2017

With the endless amounts of drumming information available to us, it’s increasingly difficult to filter through the noise. Of course we all want to learn as much as possible but taking inventory of your goals and weaknesses is the best way to start t...Show More
327 – How to filter through your drumming information overload

14:16 | Nov 10th, 2017

With the endless amounts of drumming information available to us, it’s increasingly difficult to filter through the noise. Of course we all want to learn as much as possible but taking inventory of your goals and weaknesses is the best way to start t...Show More
326 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Earl Palmer, Pt. 1

1:05:32 | Nov 8th, 2017

In this session, Daniel deconstructs the style of the legendary drummer Earl Palmer, showing just why Palmer is often called “the architect of rock’n’roll drumming.” Part One covers the years 1949-1957, and looks primarily at Earl’s groundbreaking ye...Show More
326 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Deconstructing Earl Palmer, Pt. 1

1:05:32 | Nov 8th, 2017

In this session, Daniel deconstructs the style of the legendary drummer Earl Palmer, showing just why Palmer is often called “the architect of rock’n’roll drumming.” Part One covers the years 1949-1957, and looks primarily at Earl’s groundbreaking ye...Show More
325 – Bob Gullotti (Berklee Professor / The Fringe): Developing focus, efficiency and discipline

1:07:22 | Nov 6th, 2017

Bob Gullotti is forever leaving his mark as one of the founding members of The Fringe and worldwide tours with tours with Eddie Henderson, J.J. Johnson, Joe Lovano, and John Patitucci Bob is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Over ...Show More
325 – Bob Gullotti (Berklee Professor / The Fringe): Developing focus, efficiency and discipline

1:07:22 | Nov 6th, 2017

Bob Gullotti is forever leaving his mark as one of the founding members of The Fringe and worldwide tours with tours with Eddie Henderson, J.J. Johnson, Joe Lovano, and John Patitucci Bob is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Over ...Show More
324 – Are you limiting your potential?

13:16 | Nov 3rd, 2017

We all have a relatively unlimited amount of potential. The problem is that potential remains potential if we don’t do something about it or even worse, limit our own potential with our daily habits. If we can learn to get out of our own way we can i...Show More
324 – Are you limiting your potential?

13:16 | Nov 3rd, 2017

We all have a relatively unlimited amount of potential. The problem is that potential remains potential if we don’t do something about it or even worse, limit our own potential with our daily habits. If we can learn to get out of our own way we can i...Show More
323 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A Conversation With Henrique DeAlmeida

1:13:11 | Nov 1st, 2017

In this episode, Daniel speaks with Henrique DeAlmeida and explores the fascinating life of this Berklee professor, master of the Moeller technique and all around monster behind the kit. What’s covered in this session: Learn about Henrique’s incredib...Show More
323 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A Conversation With Henrique DeAlmeida

1:13:11 | Nov 1st, 2017

In this episode, Daniel speaks with Henrique DeAlmeida and explores the fascinating life of this Berklee professor, master of the Moeller technique and all around monster behind the kit. What’s covered in this session: Learn about Henrique’s incredib...Show More
322 – Claus Hessler: Bridging the gap between technique and musicality

54:19 | Oct 30th, 2017

Claus Hessler is a head-turner. Not only does he have blazing chops and technique comparable to the best in the biz but he also has the musical mind to use his technical prowess the most melodic of ways. There’s no wonder why he’s a top-call player f...Show More
322 – Claus Hessler: Bridging the gap between technique and musicality

54:19 | Oct 30th, 2017

Claus Hessler is a head-turner. Not only does he have blazing chops and technique comparable to the best in the biz but he also has the musical mind to use his technical prowess the most melodic of ways. There’s no wonder why he’s a top-call player f...Show More
321 – Why you need a mentor (and how to find one)

20:28 | Oct 27th, 2017

It’s no secret that a mentor can help you accelerate your progress both professionally and personally. In this episode I share how I came to know my mentor, Glen Ferracone, and ways you can find one too. Drummer’s Resource Podcast is free thanks to s...Show More
321 – Why you need a mentor (and how to find one)

20:28 | Oct 27th, 2017

It’s no secret that a mentor can help you accelerate your progress both professionally and personally. In this episode I share how I came to know my mentor, Glen Ferracone, and ways you can find one too. Drummer’s Resource Podcast is free thanks to s...Show More
320 – [Daniel Glass Show]: One Week In 1996

36:45 | Oct 25th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel recounts one very crazy week in the year 1996, when his band Royal Crown Revue managed to share the stage with both KISS and Neil Diamond. What’s covered in this session: Gain insight into the unexpected and often surreal life...Show More
320 – [Daniel Glass Show]: One Week In 1996

36:45 | Oct 25th, 2017

In this podcast, Daniel recounts one very crazy week in the year 1996, when his band Royal Crown Revue managed to share the stage with both KISS and Neil Diamond. What’s covered in this session: Gain insight into the unexpected and often surreal life...Show More
319 – Matt Musty (Grace Potter): The rollercoaster ride of a freelance drummer

1:13:38 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Matt Musty, now an LA resident, has traveled from coast to coast playing music and relocating his residents along the way. From New England to NYC to Nashville and now to LA, Musty has kept one thing constant: chasing the muse of becoming a master pl...Show More
319 – Matt Musty (Grace Potter): The rollercoaster ride of a freelance drummer

1:13:38 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Matt Musty, now an LA resident, has traveled from coast to coast playing music and relocating his residents along the way. From New England to NYC to Nashville and now to LA, Musty has kept one thing constant: chasing the muse of becoming a master pl...Show More
318 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Keep Calm and Learn To Love Jazz

58:53 | Oct 18th, 2017

In this session, Daniel presents the often mystifying subject of “jazz” in simple, clear terms. Here’s a way for you to access jazz that will make the experience engaging, inspiring and FUN. What’s covered in this session: Understanding how jazz is n...Show More
318 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Keep Calm and Learn To Love Jazz

58:53 | Oct 18th, 2017

In this session, Daniel presents the often mystifying subject of “jazz” in simple, clear terms. Here’s a way for you to access jazz that will make the experience engaging, inspiring and FUN. What’s covered in this session: Understanding how jazz is n...Show More
317 – Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel / Hall & Oates) A man of many hats

1:07:11 | Oct 16th, 2017

If you tried to nail down Jerry Marotta to a certain genre of music, you’d have a hard time…even harder would be to try to keep track of his gigs with the long list of acts he’s currently performing with. Known for his work with artists including Pet...Show More
317 – Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel / Hall & Oates) A man of many hats

1:07:11 | Oct 16th, 2017

If you tried to nail down Jerry Marotta to a certain genre of music, you’d have a hard time…even harder would be to try to keep track of his gigs with the long list of acts he’s currently performing with. Known for his work with artists including Pet...Show More
316 – Act as if

10:30 | Oct 13th, 2017

As humans we tend to think we’ll develop great habits and be more successful once we reach our goals. The reality is that we need to be successful first and from that success we’ll reap the benefits of our hard work and good habits. Drummer’s Resourc...Show More
316 – Act as if

10:30 | Oct 13th, 2017

As humans we tend to think we’ll develop great habits and be more successful once we reach our goals. The reality is that we need to be successful first and from that success we’ll reap the benefits of our hard work and good habits. Drummer’s Resourc...Show More