NEW “All in One – Learn to Play The Drumset”

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This has just been released by: Hal Leonard Publishing – It is the (updated) version of my two books “Learn to Play The Drumset” Vol.l

and “Learn to Play the Drumset” Vol.ll – It is a beginning book (for those just starting out ) and becomes

(while slowly morphing into an advanced book) what I have taught to many top drummers in all my years of teaching.

Check out the back cover for all that is included in the book.

Plus it now has video links, to on-line content, throughout the entire book.

Go to: and search “All In One Learn To Play The Drumset”

Both books were popular on their own and this one is all that plus a lot of added new stuff as well. I promise if you go thru it

you will be considered “bad-ass” in the drum community! Plus I am offering a personal diploma to all who complete the entire book.

drum solo “Cherokee”

drum solo “Cherokee”

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An up-tempo drum solo build on the changes and form to the Jazz (standard) classic “Cherokee”

Andre White: piano

Alec Walkington: bass

Private Study

Private Study

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Now accepting a limited number of (serious) students for private study at the Chicago Studio.

All lessons are bi-weekly. Please include a short resume about your drumming self with your inquiry. / or contact me from the “contact” link of

this website

The Official “26 Polyrhythm Snare Drum Rudiments”

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Free @ no charge to drummers and percussionists ….as featured in Modern Drummer Magazine (2012)

Just – email me – from this website – and a copy will be sent to you (no charge). Be sure to leave your email address.

Plus – if you want to hear them being played you can also download the sound file at the following website address:

(there is a minimal 5$ charge for the audio version).


Guitarist  Reg Schwager & Ken Lister bass

Guitarist Reg Schwager & Ken Lister bass

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Guitarist Reg Schwager and bassist Ken Lister both play on my 2015 album release “Outside in the Present”.  Reg is from Toronto, and has played with artists world wide. He is very happening player and musician!! Ken Lives in Naniamo BC and is equally traveled and also featured on many noted recordings, concerts and festivals. I loved these guys on this!

The album was produced by Canadian /Italian producer Luis Porretta


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