MD Podcast Episode 164: Boots Greene, Getting Comfortable with Fives and Sevens, Roland TM-6 Pro, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss hip-hop drummer Eric “Boots” Greene, who’s most recent gig is with Jay-Z. The education segment focuses on drumset exercises to help you get more comfortable with five- and seven-note patterns. Up for review is the Roland TM-6 Pro trigger module. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Modern Drummer subscription options subscription offers
Boots Greene feature
“Sticking Patterns for Odd Groupings”
Roland TM-6 Pro review


Modern Drummer Podcast With Mike and Mike is a show that explores the topics that drummers love the most. Sit in during weekly conversations between Modern Drummer managing editor, Mike Dawson, and founder and MD columnist, Mike Johnston, as they geek out on drumming technique, practice methods, and favorite exercises and offer insight on the latest gear and industry happenings. For additional episodes visit: