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Matt Starr on Mr. Big’s Live From Milan

The latest live release from the seminal rock hitmakers documents one of the group’s last performances with their founding sticksman, Pat Torpey.

by Willie Rose
Jul 31, 2018

Nashville Drummers Jam 11

Music City’s Finest Pay Tribute to Mr. Big’s Pat Torpey

Story and photos by Sayre Berman
May 30, 2018

Mr. Big's Pat Torpey

Pat Torpey specializes in power drumming with a relaxed, confident groove, managing to radiate strength without pounding or bullying his drums. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine…

by Albert Bouchard and Deborah Frost
Feb 9, 2018

Mr. Big's Pat Torpey - Breaking Down the Quasi-Linear Beat to "Take Cover"

Off The Record Mr. Big’s Pat Torpey Breaking Down the Quasi-Linear Beat to “Take Cover” by Matt Starr This month we’re going to look at a unique beat performed by Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey for the song “Take Cover,”…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017