iDrum Issue 4 Featuring Drummer Carmine Appice, Chester Thompson, drumming legend Roy Burns and Brian Tichy. We also catch up with Jack Baker from the band Bonobo.
We took the cameras to The John Wackerman drum festival and caught up with John Wackerman himself, filming performances from Kit Chatham, Thomas Pridgen and Dennis Chambers.
We have drum gear reviews on Zildjian China cymbals, electric Traps drumkit, Sabian Omni Cymbals, Sonor Select Force Drum kit, Remo Bass Drum Heads, Natal Ash Series Drums, Rhythm Tech Hat Trick G2 and Sonor Gavin Harrison Signiture Snare!!
Tech Sessions this month see lessons from Jungle Drummer, Jamie Borden, Pete Lockett Pat Garvey, Ed Williams, Tom Chapman and Hudson
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While helping out at his son’s university, Chester discovered the joys o
and the general involvement with music students. Once his son gradu
Chester thought that perhaps his career as a teacher had ground to a
from it, as it seems Chester is now even more committed and teaches
University in Nashville, though as Chester points out, he still has time
outside work including clinics, tours and recordings.
Chester talks about the younger players coming through and he relate
student could ‘comfortably play 32 nd notes all day long!’ – with his feet
Chester adds that it is his task to help the students make music out
of it all. Many of his students have great technical skills, but they have
yet understood the art of listening and playing parts in the appropriate