MD Education Team Member David Stanoch
MD Education Team Member David Stanoch

[MDEdTop]David Stanoch has performed with jazz greats Doc Severinsen, Richard Davis, Herb Ellis, Jack McDuff, Stanley Jordan, and Ben Sidran; pop and R&B artists Sheryl Crow, George Clinton, Freedy Johnston, Bonnie Raitt, Butch Vig, New Kids on the Block, and Mary Wilson; the Minnesota Orchestra and Empire Brass; and celebrity performers Regis Philbin, Robert Goulet, Shirley Jones, Martin Short, and Don Rickles. Stanoch is on the faculty at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, Minnesota. His drumset method book Mastering the Tables of Time, Vol. I was voted “best educational book” in the 2009 Modern Drummer Readers Poll. For more info, visit

Here is the first part of David’s three-part article series, “Mastering Time.”

“Mastering Time, Part 1: Rhythmic Scales”—August ’09


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