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April 2020:
In the Studio with Nashville Veteran Tommy Harden

Breaking into the session world is difficult, particularly in Nashville. “Folks need to know that you can come in and get the job done expeditiously because there’s a lot of money being spent on a recording.”

October 1985:
Eddie Bayers — Overcoming The Obstacles
Eddie Bayers

While growing up, Eddie Bayers dug R&B and the likes of Wilson Pickett, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin. It seems like a far cry from his position as one of the primary drummers in Nashville, recording with such notables as Alabama, T.G. Sheppard, Deborah Allen, Anne Murray, Ricky Skaggs, the …

Posted: January 15, 2019

Rob Mitzner
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Rob Mitzner in On The Beat

Hello Modern Drummer readers! This is my fourth time being featured here “On The Beat,” and I’m excited once again to share some of the things I’ve been up to.

Posted: March 24, 2015

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
News: Drummer Eddie Bayers Receives Berklee’s “American Master??? Award

Berklee College of Music presented its first American Master Awards on Tuesday in Nashville, to Curb Group CEO Jim Ed Norman, Grand Ole Opry vice president and general manager Pete Fisher, and Eddie Bayers, drummer on more than 300 gold and platinum records….

Posted: December 22, 2014

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News and Events
News: Rich Redmond Hosts Second-Annual “Drummer’s Weekend???

This past November, Jason Aldean drummer, Rich Redmond, led a weekend of drumming education, inspiration, and entertainment in Nashville. Highlights of this second-annual event included hands-on training with Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Chris Fryar (Zac Brown Band), and Sean Paddock (Kenny Chesney). Other teachers included percussionist Billy Hawn (Colbie Callait) …

Posted: September 24, 2014

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Drummer Blog: Jason Aldean’s Rich Redmond Gears Up for Drummer’s Weekend

Hello there, MD readers! I am very excited to be hosting my second “Drummer’s Weekend??? in Nashville this October 31 through November 2….

Posted: November 7, 2012

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Memphis Drum Shop to Host 25th Annual Vendor Day Expo

On November 10, 2012, Memphis Drum Shop will host their 25th Annual Vendor Day Expo, the biggest sale of the year, both in store and online….

Posted: March 22, 2012

Category: News, News and Events
March Web Update News

News on and from the drumming community for March 2012.

Posted: December 8, 2011

Category: Drummers, The Greats
Tom Roady: Down Home Percussionist

An interview with the late, great Nashville percussionist, which originally appeared in the May 1996 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.

Posted: February 1, 2008

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Frank Funaro Tour Blog

Happy New Year, fellow MD readers. I’m honored to have been asked to do a blog for MD Online, and I decided to go with a road-blog. I’m currently in rehearsals and pre-production for the next Cracker record….

Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Feature Stories, Lessons
In The Loop With The Pros

With all of the samplers, prerecorded loops, and programmers in the studio, how much of what we hear today from a drummer is actual acoustic drums or electronics? MD asked some of the best “hired guns” in the business to comment on their current role and gear requirements in the …

Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Eddie Bayers

Eddie Bayers is blown away by the fact that, after thirty years of first-call recording status, he’s recently become a member of two bands….

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