One of the standout products launched at this past Winter NAMM was a collaboration between notable Queensland builder Paul Warry of Metro Drums and Vancouver-based master craftsman Ronn Dunnett of Dunnett Classic/George Way Drums to build top-shelf snares from some of the finest tone woods in Australia.
He has recorded more than ten albums as a leader, but he’s equally well known for his nationally syndicated NPR jazz program, Sinnett in Session.
Catching Up With…Simon Phillips photo by Billie Rainbird Life after Toto is no walk in the park for this drummer—it’s more like an all-out sprint, with plenty of deep grooves and technical wizardry to go around. With the release of Spark, Japanese keyboard phenom Hiromi once again proves that while material is important, it […]
How does a kid from small-town Canada end up playing drums on records by Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Pink, Greg Holden, Carly Rae Jepsen, Mayer Hawthorne, and global superstar Mika?
In the liner notes to the album Turning Towards the Light, Adam Rudolph comments on one of his compositions, explaining, “a triple-diminished cosmogram is explored.” Of another track, he notes, “In this orchestral narrative, entities of macro or micro electro-magnetic formulations glow.” Lost yet?
For ten years he plied his trade with the adventurous Texas rock band White Denim. Recently he’s dedicated his significant playing, engineering, and producing skills to the Grammy-nominated old-soul singer Leon Bridges.