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John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Dave Weckl

Dave Weckl returns to "Live From My Drum Room" for an entire episode dedicated to questions and answers from his many fans. Dave answered questions for over an hour, on a variety of subjects, from listeners and fans around the…

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 2022

John DeChristopher Live From My Drum Room With Dave Weckl

For the 100th episode of Live From My Drum Room, John's guest is the legendary Dave Weckl! In this episode, Dave talks about touring and his latest projects, his early drumming influences with great insights into Buddy Rich, his online…

Modern Drummer
Oct 20, 2022

The Dave Weckl Band Live in St. Louis at the Chesterfield Jazz Festival 2019 - Album Review - April 9th, 2021

Review By Rob Coen St. Louis, home of great bar-b-que, the Gateway Arch, the Chesterfield Jazz and Wine Festival and drumming legend himself, Dave Weckl. Filmed and recorded at the 2019 Chesterfield Jazz and Wine Festival, this The Dave Weckl…

Modern Drummer
Apr 9, 2021

Modern Drummer Pop-Up Podcast 2/6/21 - Featuring Dave Weckl & Rob Silverman Drumology

In this episode Billy Amendola & David Frangioni interview Dave Weckl & Rob Silverman from Drumology. Dave talks about his online drum school http://www.daveweckl.com and his upcoming record release in April on his new label - Autumn Hill Records. Rob…

Modern Drummer
Feb 6, 2021

Upcoming Oz Noy Album, Snapdragon, Will Feature Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Dennis Chambers: Video

Guitarist Oz Noy’s upcoming album, Snapdragon, which comes out on November 6, will feature three of the greatest fusion drummers of all time: Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Dennis Chambers. A slew of other recognizable names also appear: bassists John…

Modern Drummer
Sep 28, 2020

On The Beat with Dave Weckl: Talks Making the Singer Happy

Hey all! I wanted to share a project that is a little different than my usual jazz/fusion content. Although I don’t get the opportunity too much these days, I’ve always loved playing with, for, and behind great vocalists. I really…

Modern Drummer
Aug 6, 2020

Gregg Potter of the Buddy Rich Band

Shares Latest Shows and Honors Hello Modern Drummer readers! The last time I had the honor of gracing the MD “On The Beat” was back in January 2012. “Welcome Back Potter!” For you new readers, I have been the drummer…

Modern Drummer
Jun 13, 2019

Producer Mark Hudson and Molly Tentarelli

  Mark and Molly Talking New Album Tracks Hey drummers and percussive humans, Mark Hudson here. I’m the very old drummer in the Hudson Brothers. Since I was thirteen years old, I played a four-piece Ludwig drumkit because I wanted…

Modern Drummer
Apr 30, 2019

Yamaha Drums Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary with All-Star Drummer Lineup

(l. to r.) Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl, Tommy Aldridge Yamaha Drums assembled nearly two-dozen world-renowned drummers on September 30 for live music, a celebration of the company’s innovation and success over the last fifty years, and an exploration of the…

Modern Drummer
Oct 4, 2017

Dave Weckl Launces New Online School

The all-new Dave Weckl online school includes HD video lessons with sound mixed by Dave, full play-along packages, and exclusive live footage from current tours with “lessons from the hotel room.” Courses include hand and foot technique and drum tuning.…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2017

Episode 100: Giveaway Winners Announced, Listener Questions, Most Frequently Mentioned Drummers, and More

In this special 100th episode, Mike and Mike take a humorous look back at the twenty-plus most frequently mentioned drummers on the show. They also answer a handful of listener questions, and four lucky winners are selected to receive one of…

Modern Drummer
Jul 7, 2017

Episode 81: Dave Weckl, Conquering Stage Fright, ddrum Max kit, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss jazz/fusion legend Dave Weckl, who recently reunited with Chick Corea Elektric Band for a string of shows. The educational segment focuses on how to overcome stage fright. Up for review is ddrum’s alder/maple…

Modern Drummer
Feb 24, 2017

News: Dave Weckl, Sonny Emory, Harvey Mason, and Will Kennedy to Judge Online Competition

Simon Phillips, Sonny Emory, Dave Weckl, Will Kennedy, Chris Coleman, and Harvey Mason are among the judges in an online competition hosted by Grammy-winning guitarist/producer Lee Ritenour. The fifth biennial Six String Theory Competition is accepting applications accepted for guitar,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 13, 2016

News: Dave Weckl Releases Behind-the-Scenes Movie, Flies on the Studio Wall

Dave Weckl and his longtime musical partner, keyboardist Jay Oliver, are releasing a two-hour movie about the making of their 2014 release, Convergence. 

The film, titled Flies on the Studio Wall, is available now at daveweckl.com. Flies on the Studio…

Modern Drummer
Dec 11, 2015