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Centrestage Presents Harvey Mason Master Class

  On May 13, 2017, Centrestage will host a Harvey Mason master class at Ronnie Scott’s, 47 Frith Street, Soho, W1, London. This lunchtime session begins at 12:30 and will feature Mason demonstrating some of his musical and drum techniques,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 3, 2017

Billy Cobham Live Master Class Webcast

One of the world’s all-time greatest drummers will offer a live master class webcast devoted to the “Art of the Rhythm Section” on April 30, 2016 at 2 pm ET. Questions may be asked real-time via the live chat. Advanced…

Modern Drummer
Apr 15, 2016

News: Kenny Aronoff Performance and Master Class in Indianapolis

A master class and performance will be presented by rock/pop/studio great Kenny Aronoff at the JCC in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 28, 2015. The master class will be held from 4 pm to 5 pm. Open to all ages and…

Modern Drummer
Sep 18, 2015

Win a Master Class With the Cookers’ Billy Hart!

Think you can hang with Billy Hart of the Cookers? Register now to win a once-in-a-lifetime master class with the legendary drummer, or prizes from Zildjian Sticks and Cymbals and Pearl Drums! To celebrate the release of the Cookers’ new…

Modern Drummer
Nov 15, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Drum Hosts Matt Halpern And Terry Bozzio Clinics

Mid-Atlantic Drum, in conjunction with Mapex Drums, presents, Matt Halpern drum clinic on Wednesday, September 18th at 7 p.m. Baltimore native Matt Halpern is the driving force behind Animals As Leaders and Periphery. His clinic will be from 7 to…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2013

Aaron Spears’ Master Class to be Webcast Live

Drum Channel has announced that a master class by world-renowned gospel and R&B drummer Aaron Spears will be webcast live from Drum Channel studios in Oxnard, California on at 7 pm EST (4 pm PST), Saturday, November 9. Spears…

Modern Drummer
Sep 5, 2013

Win a Master Class With Will Calhoun

To celebrate the release of his new CD on Motéma Music, Life in This World, Will Calhoun is teaming up with Modern Drummer to offer a thirty-minute master class to one lucky winner. If you’re in New York, he’ll work…

Modern Drummer
May 13, 2013

Matt Halpern SXSW Master Class

  Watch this thirteen-minute clip of Periphery’s Matt Halpern in clinic. The session was filmed at this year’s SXSW convention in Austin, Texas, during Indie Ambassador’s  party at the Soho Lounge. This was Matt’s demonstration of polyrhythmic concepts, in answer…

Modern Drummer
Apr 4, 2012

Line-Up for the 2012 Meinl Drum Festival Updated

The 2012 Meinl Drum Festival will be a two-day event (Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th) on Meinl’s premises in Gutenstetten, Germany. “After the huge success of our first two-day festival back in 2008 and the sensational festival in…

Modern Drummer
Feb 29, 2012

Three Events Announced at The Collective

The Collective has announced three events that any drummer would enjoy. Chris Colman, Ignacio Berroa, and Steve Smith will be visiting the NYC school for performances/classes that will be open to students and the public alike. Check out the images below for…

Modern Drummer
Jan 18, 2012

Tanglewood Jazz Festival Presents NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb in Master Class for Drummers

Free to drum students, Sept. 4 session Precedes "NEA Jazz Masters Concert" LENOX, Mass., Aug. 2011 -- NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb will present a Master Class for Drummers on Sunday, September 4, at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival. The master class –which…

Modern Drummer
Aug 18, 2011

VIDEO! John Riley 2011 Modern Drummer Festival montage In this montage drummer John Riley performs at the 2011 Modern Drummer Festival. Modern Drummer’s 2011 Festival was held at Montclair State University in New Jersey on May 21, 2011. Video/Editing by EJ DeCoske and Greg Baldwin for Modern Drummer.

Modern Drummer
May 21, 2011