What awaits us down the road? Or around the very next corner? Ask Joe Saylor that question. He has an uncanny tale about a moment of seeming predestination.
Features Joe Saylor Rise Up! Features Hugh Grundy Features Kevin March Features Cliff Almond Education TEACHER’S FORUM – Building a Teaching Business Basics BASICS – Backstage Warm-Ups Education STRICTLY TECHNIQUE – A Twist on the Buzz Education ROCK ’N’ JAZZ CLINIC – Squashed Stickings Education JAZZ DRUMMER’S WORKSHOP – Crossovers Education ROCK PERSPECTIVES – Progressive […]
Guided by Voices/Ricked Wicky leader Robert Pollard’s go-to drummer avoids cliché at every turn—even down to the way he’s managed his career. For him it’s all about living in the moment, in the studio and beyond.
San Diego native Cliff Almond had special advantages as a young drummer banging his way through the business. Surrounded by a family of professional musicians, Almond learned early the value of sight-reading, good time, and showing up to the gig fully prepared.