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The Rich Redmond Show


Rich Redmond, Veteran musician and longtime drummer with Jason Aldean, hosts “The Rich Redmond Show”, a show highlighting all things music, motivation, and success. Candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians, authors and thought leaders about their lives and the stories that shaped them.

Rich Redmond, Veteran musician and longtime drummer with Jason Aldean, hosts “The Rich Redmond Show”, a show highlighting all things music, motivation, and success. Candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians, authors and thought leaders about their lives and the stories that shaped them.


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Rich Redmond, Veteran musician and longtime drummer with Jason Aldean, hosts “The Rich Redmond Show”, a show highlighting all things music, motivation, and success. Candid conversations with musicians, actors, comedians, authors and thought leaders about their lives and the stories that shaped them.






151 - Eric Darken :: The Virtues of Being Teachable, Flexible and Open Minded

His recording credits read like a “who’s who” including Taylor Swift, BonJovi, Jewel, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and new artists James Bay and Moon Taxi. The award-winning percussionist has traveled around the world and throughout the United States performing with artists such as Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Take 6 and Bob Seger. He currently tours with Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band. An accomplished composer and producer,...


150 - Tony Bruanagel :: The Blue, Belushi and Beyond

Tony Braunagel: Blues, Belushi and beyond -Focusing on projects that are special and meaningful -Yoga and biking —The foodie dream of Ventura Blvd -Texas and playing early -Buying first drumset and getting first gigs from Willie Ornelas at 15 -Producing a Grammy award winning Taj Mahal live record -Creating programmed sounds organically -Commonalities with Tom Hambridge -Producing from the drum chair -Staff drummer in London -The band Crawler -Moving to LA in 1979 -Eric Burton...


149 - Keech Rainwater :: A Lifetime with Lonestar

Keech Rainwater has been the drummer for the pop country band Lonestar since 1992. The band has charted over 20 singles, 9 of which were #1 hits. Keech is also an active cinematographer and podcaster. Some Things That Came Up: -40 years of pro playing and nearly 30 years of drumming with Lonestar -Bands have their own language -Raised in Plano, TX -Immediately knowing how to play drums at 13 -Playing trumpet -Texasassee became Lonestar -John Rich on bass -Moving to Nashville...


148 - Robert Sciglimpaglia :: A Voice of Reason

Robert J. Sciglimpaglia, Jr. is an award winning actor, producer, best selling author, and attorney in the fields of entertainment, copyright/trademark, personal injury, and real estate law. After 15 years as a successful Certified Worker’s Compensation Specialist and attorney in areas of personal injury, real estate and entertainment/copyright law/trademark law, while flipping through an Adult Education magazine, Robert stumbled across an advertisement for a voice-over acting course....


147 - Nick Buda - Fast Cars and Family

Nick's experience in playing and recording music goes back to his freshman year in high school, where he played in a popular band that had a single on college radio. This led to his first major industry gig with Mac Gayden (co-wrote iconic hit "Everlasting Love") while still in high school. Within a few months of being out on the road, Nick moved to Boston where he attended the Berklee College of Music and got to see what real playing was all about. With his ego immediately put in check...


146 - Brian Covey :: Practice Makes PROGRESS

Brian Covey Brian has mastered the art of a growth mindset, the art of winning, and the art of staying fit. He believes in integration and health over all things. Brian is an executive at loanDepot, a proud father, an influencer, a top rated podcaster and, just simply, a fabulous soccer dad. Some Things THat Came Up: -Workout to have MORE energy! -Get Up! Take a cold shower! -Don’t quit too early. -Slapping the bass. Nurturing your creative and competitive sides. -Teamwork is the...


145 - Brad Lea :: Keeping It Real and Dropping Some Bombs

People call Brad “The Real Brad Lea” because he keeps it real no matter what. He is a successful businessman and philanthropist. He is best known as the founder and CEO of LightSpeed VT, a global leader in web-based training and communication platforms with headquarters in Las Vegas, NV. Some things That Came Up: -Running multiple businesses with 7 kids -The value of a personal brand -Watches, cars, country clubs, neighborhoods and perception -Light Speed Virtual Training since...


Ep 144 - Jack Bruno :: Less Is More, More Longevity In Your Career

Drummer Jack Bruno grew up in a family of professional and amateur musicians, and recalls a childhood of “records playing all the time. Singing, accordions, food, wine…” He began playing drums in his uncle’s band, and later took any and all gigs that came his way, “from bah mitzvahs to strip joints.” By the age of 17, Jack and some Boston friends had formed the Applepie Motherhood Band (part of the psychedelic “Boss-town” sound that record companies were trying to push at the time), which...


143 - Mike Dawson - Talking Drum Candy

Mike Dawson is a New Jersey–based drummer, educator, and clinician. He currently hosts "The Drum Candy" podcast and is copy editor for Mike was formerly managing editor for Modern Drummer, the world’s most widely read magazine exclusively for drummers. Dawson also produced and co-hosted The Modern Drummer Podcast With Mike and Mike, along with renowned online educator/clinician Mike Johnston. Additionally, Dawson served as book editor for Modern Drummer...


142 - Jerry Gaskill - From Jersey to King's X

Drummer, singer, and songwriter Jerry Gaskill founded the progressive metal band King's X in 1983. A native of Bridgeton, New Jersey, Gaskill began playing at a young age, forming a band with his father and brother and playing his first gig at the age of seven. After playing in bands throughout high school, he became heavily involved in the Christian faith and enrolled at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. Not long after arriving in Springfield, he befriended bassist Doug Pinnick...


141 - Trevor Lawrence Jr :: Born of The Supremes to The Superbowl

Trevor Lawrence Jr. was born to Lynda Laurence (formerly of the Supremes) and Trevor Lawrence (Writer/Producer/ Saxophonist). Both of Trevor’s parents were original members of Stevie Wonder’s Wonderland band which brought you: Songs in The Key Of Life, Inner Visions and other Classic American Music History. After Stevie Wonder, Lynda Laurence went on to become a Supreme on Motown. She joined the group when Diana Ross left and Jean Terrell took the lead spot. (Floy Joy) Trevor comes...


140 - Taku Hirano :: Hand Drumming Around the World

Taku Hirano, one of the top percussionists on the touring and recording circuit, has been referred to by rock legend Mick Fleetwood, founder and drummer for Fleetwood Mac, as his “Secret Weapon” for good reason. His training encompasses Classical concert percussion, jazz drum set, and traditional Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, West African, Middle Eastern, Indian and Japanese styles and instruments. Taku’s client list of luminaries spans practically every genre. He has toured the world with...


139 - Steve Bowman - To Aspiring Musicians

Steve Bowman (born 14 January 1967) is an American rock drummer and songwriter. He was the drummer for Counting Crows during their "August and Everything After" era, in which time the band played "Late Night with David Letterman", "Saturdavy Night Live", toured with The Rolling Stones, were nominated for two Grammy Awards, and won an American Music Award. In 1994 they were also on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Steve has also worked with Third Eye Blind, Luce and many other bands....


138 - Curtis Stigers :: From the Sax to Sons of Anarchy

Singer, Songwriter, Saxophonist, Bandleader…Curtis Stigers does it all. His new album, This Life will be released on February 25, 2022. “Keep Me From The Cold” was originally released on Curtis’ sophomore album on Arista Records, where he was discovered and signed by legendary producer Clive Davis. It was co-written with Glen Ballard (Grammy-winning writer/producer) and Curtis has said that this is one of the songs that he’s most proud of writing. It’s been 30 years since...


137 - Nir Z :: Be Yourself and Be Patient

Nir Zidkyahu, also known as Nir Z is an Israeli American studio/live drummer that worked for nearly 20 years in New York City and now calls Nashville home. Nir has worked with Genesis, John Mayer, Billy Squier, Chris Cornell, Joss Stone, Jason Mraz, Blake Shelton, Dan+Shay and many others. Most notably Nir played on John Mayer’s debut “Room For Squares” and Jason Mraz’s debut “Waiting For My Rocket To Come”. Nir keeps very busy recording top hits in the studios on Music Row and in his own...


136 - Gina Schock :: Rocking the World to the Hall of Fame

Gina has been the drummer for the groundbreaking all female band The Go-Go’s for over 4 decades. The band was recently inducted into The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame. She has had songs cut by Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez and her songs have been featured in films such as The Accused, Superstar, Bull Durham and many others. Gina is also the author of the book Made in Hollywood: All Access With The Go-Go’s. Some Things That Came Up: 7:00 - Being nervous for RRHOF performance 10:00 - I'm a...


135 - Josh Freese :: Work Leads to More Work

"If you hate reading bio’s as much as I hate writing them, I’ll do us both a favor and try and make this short and painless. I’ve been playing drums with everyone under the sun for the past 30 yrs. Joined the musicians union when I was 12 to play Top 40 out at Disneyland and then started touring and making records when I was 15. I’ve appeared on hundreds of records with artists ranging from Michael Buble to Suicidal Tendencies. Nine Inch Nails to Glen Campbell. Sting to The Vandals. A...


134 - Eric "E-Panda" Hernandez :: From Mars to Earth

Eric “E-Panda” Hernandez is currently the session and tour drummer for Grammy Award Winner, Platinum Producer, and Elektra recording artist Bruno Mars. Hernandez was born in 1976 in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Brooklyn native “Pete Hernandez”, who was the percussionist for Love & Money and Cecilio & Kapono. Eric started drumming at the tender age of 4 and playing professionally at the age of 10 in Hawaii. He played 6 nights a week for 8 years with “The Lovenote Show” a Variety show...


133 - Aaron Comess - A Jazz guy in a Pop/Rock World

Aaron Comess is one of the founding members of the multi-platinum selling group the Spin Doctors, with whom he developed his innovative and recognizable drumming style. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Comess spent his early years in Dallas and began playing drums at the age of 9. He attended Arts Magnet High School, during which time he won Downbeat Magazine’s DB award for outstanding high school Jazz Musician two consecutive years in a row and had the honor of studying with renowned teacher...


132 - Ruben Rojas :: Reject Fear, Choose Love

Ruben Rojas is an artist, speaker and co-founder of Beautify Earth. A native Angeleno, Ruben is inspired by the urban landscape and surrounding media culture. Through murals, paintings, corporate programs, and community activations, Ruben changes the way we view the world through art and collaboration. Ruben uses art to inspire others to see through the lens of love. Some Things That Came Up: -Fatherhood -Love and Living Through Love -Love vs. Fear -“Beautify Earth” and “Beautify...