HALL OF FAME

Nicko McBrain

Past Hall of Fame Winners

2019: Dave Grohl
2018: Clyde Stubblefield
2017: Peter Erskine
2016: Vic Firth
2015: Ian Paice
2014: Carmine Appice
2013: Bernard Purdie
2012: Phil Collins
2011: Jim Chapin
2010: Hal Blaine
2009: Mitch Mitchell
2008: Ginger Baker
2007: Jack DeJohnette
2006: Charlie Watts
2005: Stewart Copeland
2004: Mike Portnoy
2003: Simon Phillips
2002: Steve Smith
2001: Dennis Chambers
2000: Dave Weckl
1999: Roy Haynes
1998: Ringo Starr
1997: Terry Bozzio
1996: Vinnie Colaiuta
1995: Elvin Jones
1994: Larrie Londin
1993: Jeff Porcaro
1992: Max Roach
1991: Art Blakey
1990: Bill Bruford
1989: Carl Palmer
1988: Joe Morello
1987: Billy Cobham
1986: Tony Williams
1985: Louie Bellson
1984: Steve Gadd
1983: Neil Peart
1982: Keith Moon
1981: John Bonham
1980: Buddy Rich
1979: Gene Krupa

 

 

 

Photo by Michael Corral

ALL-AROUND

Vinnie Colaiuta

2. Steve Smith
3. Gergo Borlai
4. Gavin Harrison
5. Rashid Williams

STUDIO

Vinnie Colaiuta

2. Ash Soan
3. Aaron Sterling
4. Matt Chamberlain
5. Victor Indrizzo

 

Photo by Mark Schierholz

LIVE

Todd Sucherman

2. Aquiles Priester
3. Jay Weinberg
4. Matt Halpern
5. Mike Portnoy

CLINICIAN/EDUCATOR

Todd Sucherman

2. Thomas Lang
3. Mike Johnston
4. Scott Pellegrom
5. Dom Famularo

 

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ROCK

Jay Weinberg

2. Todd Sucherman
3. Aric Improta
4. Tucker Rule
5. Mike Portnoy

 

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JAZZ

Mark Guiliana

2. Jonathan Barber
3. Antonio Sánchez
4. Brian Blade
5. Marcus Gilmore

 

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R&B

Aaron Spears

2. Rashid Williams
3. Eric Moore
4. Tony Royster Jr.
5. Nate Smith

 

Photo by Matthew Fried

PERCUSSION

Alex Acuña

2. Richard Bravo
3. Luis Conte
4. Lenny Castro
5. Giovanni Hidalgo

 

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UP & COMING

JD Beck

2. Steve Lyman
3. Josh Roberts
4. Raghav Mehrotra
5. David Cola

 

SOLOING

Thomas Lang

2. Thomas Pridgen
3. Steve Smith
4. Benny Greb
5. Scott Pellegrom

APP/ONLINE INSTRUCTION

MikesLessons.com
(Mike Johnston)

2. Todd Sucherman’s Rock Drumming Masterclass for Drumeo
3. Dave Elitch’s Getting Out of Your Own Way
4. Stanton Moore’s Drum Academy
5. Thomas Lang’s Drum Universe

 

METHOD BOOK

Drumset Concepts & Creativity by Carter McLean

2. Jost Nickel’s Snare Book by Jost Nickel
3. 10 Snare Drum Etudes for Improvisation by Eric Binder
4. The Paradiddle Book by Maksym Deomin
5. The Book of Rhythm by Blake Fleming

 

RECORDED PERFORMANCE

Tool, Fear Inoculum (Danny Carey)

2. Periphery, Periphery IV: Hail Stan (Matt Halpern)
3. Mark Guiliana, Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music! (Mark Guiliana)
4. Thomas Lang, ProgPop (Thomas Lang)
5. Antoine Fafard, Borromean Odyssey (Todd Sucherman)

Photo by John Fell

GROOVE

Nate Smith

2. Eric Moore
3. Steve Jordan
4. Stanton Moore
5. Benny Greb/Ash Soan

 

DOUBLE BASS

Aquiles Priester

2. Thomas Lang
3. Jay Weinberg
4. Todd Sucherman
5. Virgil Donati

 


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