MD Podcast Episode 184: Jerry Pentecost, Latin Drumming Essentials, Outside Kick Mics, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss April 2019 featured artist Jerry Pentecost, who has been supporting Americana singer/violinist Amanda Shires since 2016. The education segment focuses on a handful of Latin jazz drumset grooves that every drummer should know. The gear review segment focuses on a handful of large-diaphragm condensers that work well for miking the outside of a bass drum. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Modern Drummer subscription subscription

Dawson’s Patreon page

Jerry Pentecost feature

“Latin Jazz Drumming, Part 3” article

Front bass drum mic shootout


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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: