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Drummer's Resource is a podcast created for you, the Professional Drummer, Intermediate Drummer, or Beginning Drummer. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation during your daily commute, workout, or "me" time, Nick Ruffini delivers podcasts twice a week. Each episode brings you a successful Drummer or Music Industry Professional who shares their journey...failures, successes,advice and much more. Everything you need to succeed: Education, Information and Motivation for Drumming and Beyond!

Drummer's Resource is a podcast created for you, the Professional Drummer, Intermediate Drummer, or Beginning Drummer. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation during your daily commute, workout, or "me" time, Nick Ruffini delivers podcasts twice a week. Each episode brings you a successful Drummer or Music Industry Professional who shares their journey...failures, successes,advice and much more. Everything you need to succeed: Education, Information and Motivation for Drumming and Beyond!
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Drummer's Resource is a podcast created for you, the Professional Drummer, Intermediate Drummer, or Beginning Drummer. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation during your daily commute, workout, or "me" time, Nick Ruffini delivers podcasts twice a week. Each episode brings you a successful Drummer or Music Industry Professional who shares their journey...failures, successes,advice and much more. Everything you need to succeed: Education, Information and Motivation for Drumming and Beyond!

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Episodes

464 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A Tribute to Ian Paice

1/23/2019
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If all you know of Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice is “Smoke On the Water,” then you really MUST listen to Daniel’s tribute of this highly influential but oft underrated master of hard rock. What’s covered in this session: Daniel shares how as a 9-year old burgeoning drummer, he was introduced to the hard rock […] The post 464 – [Daniel Glass Show]: A Tribute to Ian Paice appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:01:08:26

463 – Sam Fogarino (Interpol): Check your ego at the door

1/21/2019
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Philadelphia born and longtime Atlanta resident Sam Fogarino is here to serve the music. Fogarino, like all of us, is a work in progress and although he’s been in an extremely successful band for years, he’s had to learn over the years to check his ego at the door. The openness and acceptance of constructive […] The post 463 – Sam Fogarino (Interpol): Check your ego at the door appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:01:01:13

462 – Transitioning from your day job to your dream job.

1/18/2019
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I’m a big believer in doing what you love for a living. In 2012 I took the plunge to follow my music passions full-time and left behind a career in my family’s restaurant businesses because I knew it wouldn’t fulfill me. I’ll be honest, it was extremely hard…for numerous reasons. Over the past 6+ years […] The post 462 – Transitioning from your day job to your dream job. appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:13:25

461 – Jimmy Chamberlin: The evolution of an icon

1/14/2019
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Jimmy Chamberlin has had no shortage of success behind the drumkit as the founding and longtime drummer of Smashing Pumkins. Accolades aside, what’s been even more impressive to witness is the evolution he has gone through throughout his career. Never one to settle, Chamberlin is constantly reinventing himself not only behind the kit, but also […] The post 461 – Jimmy Chamberlin: The evolution of an icon appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers...

Duration:01:29:24

460 – How to make 2019 your year

1/11/2019
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Did you known that most people bail from their New Year’s Resolutions by January 12th? Yup, you read that correctly. Most people don’t make it two weeks into their “new year, new me” persona. While there have been millions of articles and podcasts released detailing the “end-all, be-all fool-proof system to achieve your goals” – […] The post 460 – How to make 2019 your year appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:25:59

459 – [Daniel Glass Show]: It’s A Poor Craftsman Who Blames His Tools

1/9/2019
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Daniel uses this famous phrase as a jumping off point to explore how we often make excuses for our shortcomings as musicians, and offers some ways forward to support a musical life of honesty, integrity and purpose. What’s covered in this session: Daniel unpacks the phrase “It’s a poor craftsman who blames his tools,” looking […] The post 459 – [Daniel Glass Show]: It’s A Poor Craftsman Who Blames His Tools appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest...

Duration:00:32:02

458 – Corey Fonville: Staying in your own lane

1/7/2019
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Corey Fonville, the Virginia native who’s been making waves in the drumming world lately has a unique approach to playing and thinking. In a world of copycats and trend-chasers, Corey chooses to do things differently. As both a sideman and bandleader, Fonville stays in his lane, follows his muse and creates the music and career […] The post 458 – Corey Fonville: Staying in your own lane appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry...

Duration:01:06:20

457 – Recapping the top 10 episodes of 2018

12/24/2018
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We released over 100 episodes in 2018, and while all of them were packed with useful knowledge, some of them stood our from the rest. This episode recaps the top 10 episodes of 2018 (by download) and includes snippets from each to so you can glean information from each of them, in small, one-minute clips. […] The post 457 – Recapping the top 10 episodes of 2018 appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:20:28

456 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Five Favorites: Joe Franco

12/19/2018
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The latest installment of the “Five Favorites” series features Daniel in a wide-ranging conversation with Joe Franco, a drummer, author and producer who’s six decade career has wound through some of the most interesting highways of the music and drumming industry. What’s covered in this session: As a a 12-year old growing up in NYC, […] The post 456 – [Daniel Glass Show]: Five Favorites: Joe Franco appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and...

Duration:01:14:07

455 – Toss Panos: Open and aware

12/17/2018
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Toss Panos, the Greek-born, longtime Southern California resident may fly under the radar a bit but let’s be clear, Toss is the real deal with the credentials to back it up. Toss is arguably one of the most impressive players on the scene with a 40-year career and a resume that boats working with Dweezil Zappa, […] The post 455 – Toss Panos: Open and aware appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:01:28:36

454 – Matt Starr: Building a career from the ground up

12/10/2018
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We can all learn from Matt Starr’s story. As a struggling musician well into his 30s, Matt had a realization that he was on the wrong path and after taking some personal inventory, Matt put a different plan in place. His newly formed plan proved to be the right one, leading to gigs with Ace […] The post 454 – Matt Starr: Building a career from the ground up appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:01:10:57

453 – Leveling up

12/7/2018
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Hands down, the most effective way to progress at any given thing is to get around people who are better at it than you are. I call this leveling up. And in order to level up you need to seek out and find people who will challenge you, offer you feedback, push you beyond your […] The post 453 – Leveling up appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:11:01

452 – Remembering the legendary Roy Burns

12/3/2018
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In this podcast I chatted with the legendary himself, Roy Burns. Who was Roy Burns? How much time do you have? Roy was a professional drummer, author, clinician, entrepreneur and visionary. As if those titles aren’t impressive enough, Roy was not just a professional drummer…he was playing with artists like Woody Herman and Benny Goodman. […] The post 452 – Remembering the legendary Roy Burns appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music...

Duration:01:35:00

451 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Incredible Evolution of Tom Toms

11/28/2018
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In this episode, Daniel recounts the fascinating story of the tom tom, from its origins as a Chinese ethnic instrument used for making sound effects, to its current role as a key component of the drum set. What’s covered in this session: A definition of the term “Tom Tom,” and how it’s been used over […] The post 451 – [Daniel Glass Show]: The Incredible Evolution of Tom Toms appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:57:03

450 – Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Eminem) Learning by doing

11/25/2018
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Dylan Wissing is an accomplished touring live and session drummer, including work for Jay Z, Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and the smash hit “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys. Dylan’s resume also boasts numerous commercial clients for television, including Behr Paints, AT&T, Banana Republic and others. He’s since been building up his name as a […] The post 450 – Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Eminem) Learning by doing appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest...

Duration:01:06:58

449 – Brian Frasier Moore: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

11/19/2018
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The legendary Brian Frasier-Moore takes time out of his busy schedule (he recorded this episode minutes after walking off stage) to answer the most burning questions for both novice and experienced drummers alike. Brian Frasier Moore talks about: His electronics setup Ageism in the music industry How to best deal with artists and big personalities […] The post 449 – Brian Frasier Moore: Audio Masterclass / Q&A appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest...

Duration:00:52:35

448 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Played With The Best Band In The World

11/14/2018
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In this episode, Daniel recounts his recent experience playing with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, the most renowned 1920s jazz band in the world. What was involved? No rehearsal, sight reading a book containing over 1500 charts (many at blistering tempos), all on an enormous vintage percussion rig. What’s covered in this session: Daniel shares Vince Giordano’s […] The post 448 – [Daniel Glass Show]: That Time I Played With The Best Band In The World appeared first on Drummer's Resource:...

Duration:00:50:36

447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

11/12/2018
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Rich Redmond has been on the podcast a few times now. Why? Because he always has insightful, experience-based info to share. This episode is from an audio masterclass and Q&A that Rich and I did a few years back where he fields questions from the audience. The audience chiming in offers a difference perspective since […] The post 447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:01:16:10

446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media

11/9/2018
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Social media is great! I use it every day and my podcast is possible because of social media and the power it has to reach millions of people around the world, for free. But, when used incorrectly it cause cause the most disastrous outcomes. Everyone is hiding something when it comes to their social media […] The post 446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. .

Duration:00:11:24

445 – Adam Nussbaum: Experience is the best teacher

11/5/2018
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Connecticut native Adam Nussbaum has “been there, done that” when it comes to the drumming business. Boasting a resume that includes work with John Abercrombie, Michael & Randy Brecker, Bob Brookmeyer, Eliane Elias, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Vic Juris, James Moody, John Scofield, Joe Sample, Ohad Talmor, ‘Toots’ Thielemans, Kenny Wheeler & NHØP to name […] The post 445 – Adam Nussbaum: Experience is the best teacher appeared first on Drummer's Resource: Conversations with the world's greatest...

Duration:01:28:23