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May 2019:
May 2019
MD Subscriber Exclusive: P!nk’s Mark Schulman On…
Mark Schulman

We had so many more cool stories left over from Mark Schulman’s May 2019 feature cover story that we decided to share them here.

May 2019:
May 2019
P!nk’s Mark Schulman
Mark Schulman

“Mark has been a special part of my band for twelve-plus years, during that time we’ve developed a super close-knit touring family,” P!nk tells Modern Drummer.

January 2012:
Memorizing Tempos

Tips for Finding Your Own Reference Points That seat we sit on is affectionately called a throne. This signifies to me that we are kings—or queens—of our domain. As such, we are in a position of power and honor. This means that we should never take for granted the responsibility …

February 2018:
Understanding and Utilizing Fear

The great actor/comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said, “According to most studies, people’s number-one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. This means that to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” Sometimes fear is a reaction to …

October 2017:

Professional high diver Lucy Streeter stared down 120 feet and nine inches to the water below from her one-square-foot perch—and jumped. The speed as she descended clocked in at nearly eighty miles per hour. She claims to have had no fear, that she’s “tough as nails.”

August 2017:
Connect With Your Audience

It’s smart to clarify the method that works best for you when trying to connect with your audience. Pink makes eye contact with as many people as possible, and she talks to an audience of 20,000 as if they’re in her living room. When she and I hang out one-on-one, …

March 2017:
Conquering Life’s Stage Fright – Part 1: The Three C's

Imagine you’ve worked on your skillset for many hours throughout your life and you’ve developed what you perceive to be an accurate awareness of your abilities. Imagine having spent most waking hours since the age of five thinking about or listening to music. Imagine that your obsession with music has …

January 2006:
January 2006 – Volume 30 • Number 1

Mark Schulman, Adam Nussbaum, Patrick Keeler, Ron Tutt, Lindsay Jamieson, Kevin Talley, Tom Brechtlein, Jim Keltner, Chris Pennie

March 2003:
March 2003 – Volume 27 • Number 3

Josh Freese, Ben Perowsky, Marcus Baylor, Dave Grohl, Phil Collins, John Mahon, Jim Keltner, H. Benjamin Schuman, Rickey Shelton, Philly Joe Jones, Fab Moretti, Jimmy DeGrasso, Ralph Hardimon, Mark Schulman

June 2000:
June 2000 – Volume 24 • Number 6

Akira Jimbo, Simon Phillips, Airto, Mark Schulman, Billy Ashbaugh, William Bryant, Ivan Hampden, Marvin Hammett, Frank Beard, Joel Rosenblatt, Barry “Frosty” Smith, Bill Stevenson, Dmitri Tsvetkov, Steve Alexander, Russ McKinnon, Mark Zonder

February 1995:
February 1995 – Volume 19 • Number 2

In this Issue: Neil Peart, Buddy Rich, Kenwood Dennard, Mark Schulman, Brian Prout

Posted: October 9, 2020

Category: News
Gretsch Heritage Live-Stream Show Now on Drum Network

Gretsch Drums is launching a brand-new live stream show called Gretsch Heritage, bringing to life the brand’s rich history. Every other Wednesday, each episode will feature special guests who continue to play important roles in the ongoing story of Gretsch Drums. The first episode of the new show, hosted by …

Posted: November 14, 2019

Category: On the Beat
Ron Wikso of Gregg Rolie

Hello Modern Drummer “On The Beat” readers! I’m just checking in with a little update and to say a quick hello to the most awesome drumming community in the world!

Posted: September 23, 2016

Breast Cancer Can Stick It
Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Calling All Drummers to Join Celebrity Drummers in “Sticking It" to Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Can Stick It! will host its second annual, family-friendly Drummathon on October 9, 2016 from 10 am to 7 pm at downtown Dallas’ premier outdoor venue, Klyde Warren Park. The organization is calling all drummers, both in DFW and across the country, to participate in this fundraising event …

Posted: September 23, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Calling All Drummers to Join Celebrity Drummers in “Sticking It” to Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Can Stick It! will host its second annual, family-friendly Drummathon on October 9, 2016 from 10 am to 7 pm at downtown Dallas’ premier outdoor venue, Klyde Warren Park. The organization is calling all drummers, both in DFW and across the country, to participate in this fundraising event …

Posted: July 29, 2016

Category: Feature Stories, Multimedia, News, News and Events, Videos, Web Exclusive
Backbeats – Woodstick Groove 2016

This past April, Groove Music for Youth and the Emerald Queen Casino held their annual nonprofit drumming charity event, Woodstick Groove, in Tacoma, Washington. Check out our highlight reel of the event below!

Posted: April 15, 2016

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat With Educator Bruce Becker: Covering Odd Times in New Book

Greetings fellow drummers, it’s been a few years since my first MD blog and the release of my DVD Concept and Philosophies. My educational passions still continue to forge ahead….

Posted: March 9, 2016

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat With Anna Mylee: Crossing the World With Drumming Passion

Hi! My name is Anna Mylee and I was born in Belgium in 1991. I have been playing drums most of my life thanks to my musician father and have been exposed to great rock music since I was little….

Posted: February 25, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
News: “Let Them Rock??? Keeps Dreams Rolling by Funding Music Scholarships

School of Rock founder Joe Roberts is launching Let Them Rock, a non-profit organization with the mission of funding scholarships for performance-based music programs. A red carpet event will take place…

Posted: November 2, 2015

Category: Feature Stories
Dom Famularo’s Teachers List

Over the course of his forty-year career traveling the globe to teach, perform, and conduct clinics, Dom Famularo has interacted with some of the finest drummers and drum instructors in the world. The following list contains many of those names, organized by country/continent. If you’re looking for top-notch drum instruction, …

Posted: June 2, 2015

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
Event: Billy “Thunder??? Mason and Friends to Present Drum Clinic at Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, July 9

The Billy “Thunder??? Mason and Friends drum clinic is an event designed for die-hard drummers and musicians as well as curious people who are wondering what a drum clinic is all about….

Posted: May 29, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Mark Schulman, Daniel Glass, and Bruce Becker Announce “Triple Threat??? LA Drum Camp

World-renowned drummers, educators, authors, and instructional DVD creators Mark Schulman (Pink/Foreigner), Daniel Glass (Brian Setzer/Bette Midler) and Bruce Becker (Mike Stern/Ron Carter) will a drum camp this July 18–20 at the Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles, located at 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills, CA….

Posted: April 22, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Multimedia, Videos
VIDEO – Backstage With P!nk’s Mark Schulman and Drum Tech John “Pel” Pelligrinelli

Modern Drummer talks drums and more in this video with Pink’s Mark Schulman and drum tech John “Pel” Pelligrinelli.

Posted: September 26, 2013

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
November 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring Ray Luzier

See what’s in the November 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Ray Luzier!

Posted: May 29, 2013

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Bruce Becker

Greetings, fellow drummers. Bruce Becker here. I am currently residing in Los Angeles and have been recording and gigging with my brother David for thirty years. I am very involved in teaching as well….

Posted: November 21, 2011

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Steve Moore, aka the Mad Drummer

My name is Steve Moore, aka the Mad Drummer. Some of you might remember me as “the Drummer at the Wrong Gig??? on YouTube. To say I’ve had the best year of my life would be an understatement!

Posted: September 21, 2011

Category: News, News and Events
September Web Update News

Mark Schulman has been touring with Foreigner all summer and is also on the band’s three-disc set Feels Like the First Time, containing two audio CDs and a live concert DVD. For more, visit www.foreigneronline.com. Also check out Mark’s article “Easy Drum Charts” in the October issue of MD, out …

Posted: August 17, 2011

Category: Concepts, Drummers, Lessons, Multimedia
Concepts: Easy Drum Charts

Click here to listen to the song “Jane the Stripper,??? which is the basis for Mark Schulman’s informative “Easy Drum Charts??? article in the October 2011 issue.

Posted: March 22, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Pink’s Mark Schulman

Hello, MD readers, Mark Schulman here. This has been an incredible life so far! I gotta tell you about some great stuff. First of all, touring and recording with Pink has been such an incredible journey musically, career-wise, energetically, and educationally…

Posted: March 3, 2009

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
David Jones

I just want to take this opportunity to share with you the amazing journey I’ve had over the last year–2008 was truly an unforgettable experience. After decades of playing in bands with other musicians and participating in international drum festivals, I decided to focus the last three years on solo …

Posted: February 19, 2009

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Mitch Mitchell: Drummers Weigh In

Mitch Mitchell was not alone in blending jazz and rock drumming styles, but he may have pushed the combo further than anyone who came before him. Here a number of noted drummers provide further insight into Mitch’s influence….

Posted: June 3, 2021

Episode 36
Category: The Modern Drummer Podcast
The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 36: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Mark Schulman

Episode 36: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola feature interview with Mark Schulman This week P!nk’s Mark Schulman joins Billy Amendola and David Frangioni for the Modern Drummer Podcast to celebrate Pink and her Billboard Icon Award and new streaming Amazon Documentary. as well as catching up with Mark about his …

Posted: April 5, 2019

Modern Drummer Podcast
Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Podcasts
MD Podcast Episode 186: Pink's Mark Schulman, Funkifying Your Swing Feel, Pfeifer Snares, and More

Mike and Mike crack open the May 2019 issue and talk about cover artist Mark Schulman, who has been the drummer for the pop star P!nk for over twelve years.