Musicality. Technique. Finesse. Support the Song.
As a musician I've really taken the all-around approach to drumming to heart modeling my career after personal heros Chris McHugh, Eddie Bayers, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Jeff Porcaro. The goal is to be as technically agile as possible while using these skills to benefit the music I'm playing. It's not just technique for the sake of playing crazy licks. It's technique to support the song.
In The Studio.
Now I find myself constantly in the studio working to create the perfect grooves for many different studio projects. Whether it's a master session in a studio in Nashville, or cutting song demos at The Vault, the strive for perfection of the drums to serve the song never changes. Check out my studio page for more information about how to get custom live studio drums on your project.
What it's all about.
To me, drumming is cutting through the noise in the world to communicate music with excellence for the glory of God. So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. (1 Corinthians 10:31)
Current Blog Post
- Sharing at McDaniel
This past week I had the awesome opportunity to go back to my home and visit the students in music classes at McDaniel college, my alma mater. It was super fun to be there with the teachers and students and talk about my journey from college to Nashville. One question I actually got a lot [...][ Read More → ]