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New Instructional Video

This video covers single strokes, double stroke roll variations, paradiddle variations and flam variations. All of these can help any style or musical situation that a drummer may find him or herself in! Please take a few minutes and check it out!

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Music City Roots

I recently had the honor to play at Music City Roots at The Factory in Franklin, TN. It was a very special night with my band, The Hello Strangers. Check out the full article for some videos!

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Follow That Sound – a journey in technique (part 3)

No matter how complex the exercise or the rate of speed that you may be working on, choosing to fully dedicate your mind to the task at hand is one of the main factors in the success of what your are trying to technically work out. I’m not necessarily advocating a meditative state, but you should be intently focused.

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Follow That Sound! – a journey in technique (part 2)

Technical knowledge and practice sometimes seems endless. It is sometimes hard to notice your own progress, but when you get to another plateau you can look back and see how much technique has actually given your musical ability. The sound you want is out there waiting for you to rise to it and through technical practice you can physically get the place that you’re hearing.

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Follow That Sound! – a journey in technique (part 1)

If you are a musician, a craftsman, an artist, you are never really satisfied. There’s always improvement to be made and something new out there to learn or gain from personal practice. A painter paints. There isn’t only one masterpiece but a body of work to be seen, or, in my case, heard by an audience.

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