Drum Lessons

David Garibaldi – A video insight

In 2011 I published my first video lesson aptly titled, David Garibaldi – A video insight. The lesson comprises of a short film that illustrates how to thread together classic drum method books such as Stick Control with contemporary titles such as Future Sounds. The video has been viewed some 72,000 times which is both exciting… [Read More…] about David Garibaldi – A video insight

See you at NAMM!

2019 has begun with a lot of positive energy and it is almost time for the music industry to have it’s annual family reunion. A time when we all say, see you at NAMM! I truly enjoy attending the NAMM show. This year will be my 15th consecutive trip. It is a time to reconnect… [Read More…] about See you at NAMM!

Push yourself – stop playing it safe

Is the desire to be perfect stopping you from achieving your goals? Stop playing it safe and push yourself. I see this more and more. Our desire for perfection can paralyse us. Back in April, I wrote a blog piece about balancing the need to improve against being our own worst critic. In order to… [Read More…] about Push yourself – stop playing it safe

Use Your Illusion I and II Guns n Roses

I am currently listening to Use Your Illusion I and II by Guns n Roses. Both albums were released in 1991. I can remember listening to these albums during the during of 1992. My brother and I, together with many friends spent the summer camping in Belgium. It was a fantastic period in our lives. One… [Read More…] about Use Your Illusion I and II Guns n Roses

Lee Ritenour Rhythm Sessions

I am currently listening to Rhythm Sessions by Lee Ritenour. The album was released in 2012 and in recent years I have become a big fan. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet Lee on several occasions in Los Angeles. He is quite the gentleman. This album is as relaxed as he is! Rhythm Sessions  

Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox

Unorthodox Jukebox is the 2nd studio album by Bruno Mars. The album presents a wide range of styles: reggae rock, disco and soul music. My favourite song from the album is Locked out of Heaven. I love the energy. The live clip below, recorded in Paris, showcases one of the best bands on the circuit! Locked out… [Read More…] about Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox

Michael Jackson Thriller

Thriller by Michael Jackson was released in 1982. The album is the sixth studio release by the King of Pop. It features drummers, Ndugu Chancler and Jeff Porcaro and was produced by the legendary Quincy Jones. Many consider this album to be a masterpiece. I have to agree. The album is a marvel! Thriller personnel reads like a… [Read More…] about Michael Jackson Thriller

David Gilmour – Live at Pompeii

I am currently listening to Live at Pompeii by David Gilmour. The album – recorded during David Gilmour’s 2016 world tour – was broadcast simultaneously in cinemas across the world on 13th September 2017. It was a fabulous experience! I patiently waited until the end of the month before I could get my hands on the… [Read More…] about David Gilmour – Live at Pompeii