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De-Coupling

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · gear, recording

If you get into recording at all, at some point you’re going to have to learn a bit about acoustics. Now Acoustics, like music, is an art as well as a science, and you could spend the rest of your life (as well as thousands of dollars) studying it and still just barely scratch the […]

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Video Recording

January 7th, 2010 · No Comments · life of a percussionist, recording, video

My new book, Building Grooves, contains in the introduction an address to a website which features video of me playing through every exercise in the book. Today I had my first video recording session at the Epic Realm Ranch to start creating the content. Working with Alex was a joy and a pleasure, and we […]

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Recent Aquisitions

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments · gear

I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s been a while, so I’ll re-tell the story. Somewhere along the line I’ve developed an obsession with recording myself in performance situations. There’s no substitute for listening back to what you’ve played with an objective ear in order to learn from your successes and mistakes. I used to post […]

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WOD Is Back!

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments · practicing, WOD

OK, it’s been a long time. A reeaally loooong time, but I’m reviving the Word Of the Day series! For those taht don’t know, Word Of the Day (WOD) is a practice routine that I came up with years ago to work on two main objectives – melody writing and improvisation. Those have always been […]

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