Often in my blogging, I’ll reference my music career as I describe similarities between it and my voice over career. Both involve similar aspects including auditions, reading, interpretation, emotion, and delivery…but it doesn’t end there: both careers also require lots of self discipline, practice, positivity, managerial skills, marketing skills, financial awareness — the list goes [...]
The videos below were taken during the recording of Randy Hoexter’s new CD “Fromage, and they do not include the final mix (there were still a few other musicians who had not yet recorded their parts). This is some of the toughest music I’ve ever had to navigate. Randy loves multiple odd meters, mixed with [...]
“Surrender” “Jesus” “Jam Session”
In 2000, I released a drum instructional video (on VHS!), and in it, I used music from Adam Nitti’s CD “Balance” (on which Dave Weckl and I played drums). Each video is an entire song which, purportedly, illustrates one or more concepts I discuss in the “talking head” portions of the video. Enjoy! “Skitzo” “Balance” [...]
This video is, I believe, the earliest known video recording of my playing. I was 19 (as were all of my band mates here) and I had been playing for about 6 or 7 years. At that time, Neil Peart from the band RUSH was my all-time hero and favorite drummer. In the video below, [...]
Unless, of course, you already have! Seriously, this affordable, downloadable instructional video package falls squarely into the “must have” folder of any voice artist interested in sounding natural, motivating listeners, and most importantly — getting gigs. And, as I often do, I’ll draw upon several aspects of my life as a drummer — comparing them [...]
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