Upcoming Linear Drum Clinic (3/5/18)
On Monday March 26th, I’ll be performing a drum clinic at Sam Ash in Carle Place (385 Old Country Rd.) This clinic will focus on applications of linear drumming in different settings, both for use around the drum kit and in different musical situations. This is a free clinic for all ages! Everyone is welcome!
Ahead Armor Cases endorsement! (9/16/16)
I’m honored to announce that I have been added to the artist roster for Ahead Armor Cases, drumsticks and accessories! I have been using these cases for years, and was thrilled to learn that they decided to take me on as an artist, sitting alongside so many other great drummers like Tony Royster Jr and Virgil Donati. Check out my artist page here
Steel Silk in the LI Herald (7/14/16)
The July 2nd gig with The Steel Silk Band received some press in the LI Herald! Check out the link!
Ultimate Ears interview now live (3/30/16)
My interview with Ultimate Ears is now live! I’ve been using these IEM’s for sometime now, and was asked to do an interview for Ultimate Ears University. Check it out!
Check out pics from Irving Plaza (3/17/16)
I normally don’t post pics from gigs, but these were amazing, and so was this show! I was lucky enough to have White Wedding ask me to perform with them at an 80′s v 90′s gig with Biz Markie, and the show was a smash!!!
Drum Lesson Groupon Now Available! (1/14/16)
Interested in learning how to play the drums? Have you always wanted to try learning an instrument? Are you a player already that just wants to expand his or her knowledge and learn something new? For a limited time I’m offering a great Groupon deal on drum lessons. I can work with you on anything, from that song you always wanted to learn, to that piece that your kid is performing for the school concert that he just can’t quite get! All levels accepted, beginner to pro. I’m also offering great package deals outside of the Groupon offer, also for a limited time! If you don’t have a drum set or equipment, I can provide it. I can also travel to you if you just can’t find the time to leave the house. Click here to start your journey!
Pictures are up from Wysteria’s performance at the Rock USA festival! It was a great experience to play with such talented musicians, and have the privilege of opening for acts such as Breaking Benjamin and Avenged Sevenfold. Check out all the cool pics here!
I’ve also uploaded a new Youtube video. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Lady Gaga. I’m also a fan of her drummer Spanky McCurdy. As a tribute, I’ve posted a transcription of one of his Switcheroo solos. You can view it here. Enjoy!
Wysteria booked to play with Avenged Sevenfold (3/5/15)
Wysteria has been booked to play the Rock USA festival. On July 17th, we will be sharing the stage with Avenged Sevenfold, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, and Pop Evil. Get your tickets here!
Wysteria: The making of ‘Time To Go’ (11/19/14)
Check out my drum video of Wysteria’s making of ‘Time To Go’. Recorded at Trax East studio’s with legendary engineer Eric Rachel, this is shaping up to be a great album!
Chris Coleman solo video now up (10/23/14)
I’ve recently posted a new Youtube video. This is a Chris Coleman solo, as transcribed by Joe Crabtree. You can find the video here: http://youtu.be/1K_E2f24B7M
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British Virgin Islands residency (10/01/14)
I have been booked for a 4 night residency in the British Virgin Islands at Myett’s with Only in America. The dates will be January 9-12, 2015.
The online store is up and running! (08/22/14)
It’s been a long time coming, but finally the online store is up and running! 114 drum charts are available to you, each is only $1.99. Need to learn a song for an upcoming gig, or maybe you just always wondered how that verse or chorus is being played on that song that’s been stuck in your head? Just head over to the shop and pick out the tune that you’re looking for.
As always I’m available to answer any questions if you’re unsure about how to read something, want to take a lesson on how to break down or play the chart, or have any issues.
Updated media section (07/08/14)
The media page has been updated with all new videos and audio tracks. Please take a moment to browse the revised page for some new great material.
Update on the 52nd St. Band (04/15/14)
We now have a reverberation page! You can check out songs, pics, upcoming gigs and any other pertinent information on the group here www.reverbnation.com/the52ndstreetband
Back in the USSR transcription (03/27/14)
In light of all the trouble we’ve been having with Russia, I thought it would be fitting to post a song that has relevance. Here is my transcription of the Beatles ‘Back in the USSR‘. Enjoy!
Paradiddle Variation Series (03/11/14)
The first episode of my Paradiddle Variation Series is available! You can find it on my youtube page here: http://youtu.be/veHX04q2hic. The corresponding PDF can be found here:
Stay tuned for the next installments in this series!
Lets Stay Together Drum Transcription (03/06/14)
Drummers! Feel free to download a classic standard here! Al Green’s ‘Lets Stay Together‘. For those of you that work a lot of GB gigs, this might just come in handy.
Featured Song (2/06/14)
I’ve recently been featured on the debut Barbiturate album ‘Deep’. I was fortunate to again join my Shadowgate brothers Brett Grimm and Matt Scriva on their latest project. You can hear my drums on track #1 ‘In Disguise’. Feel free to purchase the album here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/barbiturate
New Transcription (12/10/13)
Just a quick bit for everyone. I will not be putting up a new video this week, I have been busy with some new exciting upcoming stuff! Instead I will leave you with a new transcription. Below you can find my transcription of Styx’s ‘Lady’
52nd St. Band Residency and other news (11/26/13)
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
The 52nd St. Band has been confirmed for a 2 month residency at Big Daddy’s. The residency will start December 15th, and will run through mid-February. This is a bi-weekly Sunday brunch gig. I hope everyone gets a chance to come down, there will be some guest musicians, and the food is great, some nice Louisiana home cookin. All the details can be found on the Events page.
I have also posted my latest drum cover on my Youtube page. This is Mutiny Within’s ‘Images’. This video was one of my audition videos for the band. Although the band broke up shortly after, I became a big fan, and wanted to revamp the video with the backing track so you could hear what I’m playing to. Please feel free to comment, and don’t forget to subscribe to my youtube page for more great videos!
Bohemian Rhapsody Drum Transcription (11/18/13)
Below is MY transcription of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. Please feel free to take advantage of this PDF, it will be available for a limited time only! Check back often for more upcoming transcriptions to some great songs!
New Drum Video’s Posted! (11/11/13)
Check out my Youtube channel for updated drum videos. Lately I’ve been revamping a lot of videos I had up previously, so they now include the backing audio to the drum tracks I performed. This weeks new video is Adrenaline Mob’s ‘Angel Sky‘.