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April 2013:
The Education of Tommy Igoe
Tommy Igoe

Few contemporary players have learned so much about drumming—or have passed the wisdom of the ages down to so many.

Posted: September 11, 2016

Category: Feature Stories, News, News and Events
Brendan Buckley on Tour With Tegan and Sara

Brendan Buckley, who initially grabbed the attention of many of us as the drummer with the international superstar Shakira, is seemingly in constant motion.

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: February 4, 2015

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Lessons, MD Education Team
Modern Drummer Education Team Weighs In On: Learning Other Styles

We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team if they felt that it’s important for all drummers to study Latin music and other musical genres, even if they don’t intend to ever perform those styles. Here’s what they had to say….

Posted: September 10, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Announces 2014 Contest Winners!

The winners were selected by judging panels made up of world-famous drummers and drum educators, including Gorden Campbell, Tommy Igoe, Arin Ilejay, Cobus Potgieter, Johnny Rabb, Steve Smith, Bryan Hitt, Hannah Ford Welton, Jake Garland, John DeChristopher, Demian Arriaga, Dylan Taylor, Nia Lovelis, and Antoine Fadavi, plus the editors of …

Posted: August 27, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Announces 2014 Contest Finalists

Drumerica, the National Contest For Young Drummers, has announced the names of the 18 finalists in this year’s competition. They are:

Posted: July 31, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Entry Deadline Extended To 12:01 AM, Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Due to the high number of late submissions, the deadline to enter the Drumerica National Contest For Young Drummers has been extended to 12:01 AM, Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

Posted: July 7, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Is Open to All Young Jazz, Rock, Latin, Metal And R&B Drummers

No matter what style of music they play, aspiring drummers can show their talent, skill and personality by participating in the 2014 Drumerica drumming contest.

Posted: July 1, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Contest for Young Drummers Launches Today July 1!

With the start of the National Competition For Young Drummers less than thirty days away, Drumerica has announced the launch of the www.drumerica.us website….

Posted: June 13, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Website Goes Live With Free, Downloadable, Official Play-Along Tracks From Groove Essentials And DrumFun

Drumerica has announced the launch of the www.drumerica.us website.

Posted: June 1, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Contest Adds Additional Sponsors And Celebrity Judges

Drumerica is proud to announce that leading online music retailer Musician’s Friend, the world-renowned music education program School Of Rock and the Percussive Arts Society (PAS), the world’s largest organization of drummers and percussionists, have joined with twenty other top drum, accessory and media companies to sponsor the online video …

Posted: May 15, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica National Competition for Young Drummers Kicks Off July 1

To celebrate the current crop of talented, young, American drummers— and to create more of them— leading drum, accessory and media companies have joined together to announce the first annual Drumerica™ online video contest for teen drummers.

Posted: August 12, 2013

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Montreal Drum Fest October 26-27, 2013

Line Up for Montreal Drum Festival Announced

Posted: March 4, 2013

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
The April 2013 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Tommy Igoe

Look here to see the contents of the April 2013 issue of Modern Drummer magazine, featuring Tommy Igoe….

Posted: June 29, 2012

Category: Album/Song Reviews, Drummers, Reviews
Tommy Igoe and the Birdland Big Band Eleven

The big band/Broadway mainstay leads a charging contemporary set.

Posted: March 29, 2012

Category: Drummers, News, News and Events
Sonny Igoe Passes

Noted jazz drummer, educator, and MD Advisory Board member Sonny Igoe has passed away, at age eighty-eight…

Posted: July 1, 2011

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
MD Readers Poll 2011 Results

Welcome once again to the MD Readers Poll, where the greatest drummers on the planet are honored by the most educated drum fans around. Let’s get right to it: the envelope, please….

Posted: April 7, 2022

Category: The Modern Drummer Podcast
Episode 65: John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Tommy Igoe

In this episode, John caught up with his longtime friend Tommy Igoe, where they discussed Tommy’s incredible career, including writing the drum set book for the Lion King, residencies with his bands “The Birdland Big Band” and “The Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy,” Endorsements, Education and his hugely successful Groove Essentials …