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The Drummers' Hang Podcast

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Original audio stories, segments and more, by way of unique and sometimes opposing perspectives, from two personalities that feature stories and interviews from legends of drumming and beyond. The Drummers’ Hang offers captivating insight and entertainment for drummers, musicians and music listeners alike, going beyond the recordings to explore how family, music, education, ambition, natural talent (or lack thereof), local gigs and life in the studio and on the road effect our lives and our world. Real drummers getting real.

Original audio stories, segments and more, by way of unique and sometimes opposing perspectives, from two personalities that feature stories and interviews from legends of drumming and beyond. The Drummers’ Hang offers captivating insight and entertainment for drummers, musicians and music listeners alike, going beyond the recordings to explore how family, music, education, ambition, natural talent (or lack thereof), local gigs and life in the studio and on the road effect our lives and our world. Real drummers getting real.

Location:

United States

Description:

Original audio stories, segments and more, by way of unique and sometimes opposing perspectives, from two personalities that feature stories and interviews from legends of drumming and beyond. The Drummers’ Hang offers captivating insight and entertainment for drummers, musicians and music listeners alike, going beyond the recordings to explore how family, music, education, ambition, natural talent (or lack thereof), local gigs and life in the studio and on the road effect our lives and our world. Real drummers getting real.

Language:

English

Contact:

7327793645


Episodes

Actor Jason Pace -The Upbeat Hang - Ep.14

3/23/2020
Upbeat Hang’s 14th episode welcomes Jason Pace, Hollywood actor, leading voice-over artist, director, Children’s theater founder and father. In a stroke of luck, Jason's mom called Jason, just as the interview had started. Amy, K-Bo, and Duke saw the unique opportunity to get some inside info on Jason. As you'll hear, it resulted in some great stories directly from Jason’s mother. Jason talks about his early years of childhood acting in his home State of New York, where his love for...

Duration:01:08:36

Beato Bags' Fred Beato - The Upbeat Hang Ep.13

3/9/2020
In Episode 13, K-Bo, Amy and Duke speak with Fred Beato about his experiences coming to America, meeting some of his heroes (almost), and more. Fred's enthusiasm for life makes him one of the most likeable personalities in the music industry. His pride in making professional quality products for drummers and musicians around the world is clear as he talks about his business Beato Bags. https://www.facebook.com/fred.beato https://www.facebook.com/NewBluesRevolution/...

Duration:00:49:59

Studio Legend Joe Porcaro - Drummers' Hang Ep. 12

2/24/2020
Studio Legend Joe Porcaro joins the Drummers' Hang and discusses memories of developing his career in his home state of Connecticut, then eventually, packing up the family, and driving across the country to make a go of it on the music scene in Los Angeles. Joe discusses some great memories of working in the studio alongside his lifelong friend Emil Richards, as well as Larry Bunker, Frank Zappa, and of course Toto. He shares the story of how Miles Davis joined forces with Toto and the...

Duration:01:05:59

Paiste's Tim Shahady - Drummers' Hang Ep.11

2/10/2020
Tim Shahady of Paiste came into the Drummers' Hang studio and spent some time hanging. Ken, Duke, and new host Amy inquire about Paiste products, endorsers, Tim's own band "The Lonesome Pines", and cymbal product development. The hang takes a small detour toward the topic of gongs and how surprisingly popular they are, and even the topic of The Gong Show's original host, Chuck Barris. https://www.facebook.com/LonesomePines www.paiste.com

Duration:01:14:03

Revisiting The Police's Synchronicity - Drummers' Hang Ep. 10

1/27/2020
In Episode 10, K-Bo and Duke welcome Amy to the podcast. Amy is a trained and extremely talented recording and performing vocalist and lead singer for several bands throughout New Jersey. K-Bo, Duke, and Amy focus on the classic Police album "Synchronicity," but also discuss a vast array of not-necessarily-related topics including: How real are reality TV shows? The conundrum of the National Anthem as it relates to singers and stadiums/arenas; The value of lyrics to a song; and ultimately,...

Duration:01:05:10

Industry Icon John DeChristopher (Part 2)- Drummers' Hang -Ep.9

1/13/2020
In the second part of this two-part interview with retired industry icon, John DeChristopher: former Vice President of Artist Relations and Event Marketing Worldwide for Zildjian, John speaks about his continuing involvement with some of the best drummers in the business. He shares about his band Grand Theft Audio (from Boston, MA) and the scope of his musical pursuits. Having worked at DW Drums early in his career, John discusses the impressive growth of the company. He also shares some...

Duration:00:47:22

Drummer Trivia - Drummers' Hang Ep. 8

12/30/2019
In Episode 8, K-Bo and Duke play "drummers' trivia" and share a few laughs. Drummers that were part of the drum trivia include: Mark Herndon (Alabama), Bobby Blotzer(Ratt), Anderson.Paak, Kimberly Thompson (Beyonce)John Densmore (The Doors), Harvey Mason, Buddy Miles(Jimi Hendrix), Terry Bozzio, Mike Portnoy, and more!

Duration:00:35:01

Hudson Music's Rob Wallis - Drummers' Hang Ep.7

12/16/2019
Hudson Music's Rob Wallis - Drummers' Hang Ep. 7 In Episode 7, Hudson Music founder (as well as founder of DCI Video, Drum Guru, Hudson Digital, and more) Rob Wallis shares some experiences with Steve Gadd, Neil Peart, meeting Mitch Mitchell, the experience of working with Liberty DeVitto -accessing the original, multi-track two-inch master recording Billy Joel tapes, learning about "Buddy World" and the controversy over the cover of the new Buddy book "Buddy Rich, One of a Kind" and...

Duration:01:03:50

Phil Collins' Richie Gajate Garcia - Drummers' Hang Ep. 6

12/2/2019
Richie share with us the story of how he got the gig with Phil Collins; The development of the bracket that allows him to use a pedal to play percussion instruments with his feet called "the Gajate bracket" https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/LP388NP--latin-percussion-lp388np-gajate-bracket with (Don Lombardi, Frank DeVito, Martin Cohen, LP Latin Percussion). Richie recalls how the first video in the "Adventures in Rhythm" instructional video series came to be; the next generation of...

Duration:01:03:35

Aquarian's Chris Brady - Drummers' Hang Ep. 5

11/18/2019
Chris shares he experiences with earthquakes, working with Roy Burns, NAMM 2020, how Aquarian products often come to fruition, the unique advantages and uses of T-tabs, how the Aquarian company came to be, Eric Moore, endorsements, the affect of the internet on the art of drumming, why acoustic drums stand the test of time, and more! Be sure to visit the videos of Chris playing: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B3DI1Iwgz32/?igshid=1fifefwoebttx and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfRMRU9arGI...

Duration:01:19:40

John DeChristopher(Part I) - Drummers' Hang Ep. 4

11/4/2019
In this first installment of a two-part interview, we talk with former Vice President of Artist Relations & Event Marketing Worldwide for Zildjian, John DeChristopher. John spent over two decades working closely with some of the world's greatest drummers and is highly respected within the drumming community. He retired from Zildjian a few years ago but maintains relationships with many of the artists which became his friends. Amongst other topcs, we begin to discuss his band in Boston, Grand...

Duration:01:02:21

Simon Phillips - Drummers' Hang Ep. 3

10/18/2019
K-Bo and Duke spend time hanging with drumming legend, Simon Phillips. Simon's credits include a who's-who of musicians including (just to name a limited few) Toto, The Who, Jack Bruce, Jeff Beck, Brian Eno, Anthony Jackson, David Gilmour, Big Country, Jon Anderson, Duncan Browne, Asia, Steve Hackett, Gary Moore, Steve Lukather, Mike Oldfield, Joe Satriani ,Michael Schenker, Hiromi, Judas Priest, his own band Protocol, and many more! Simon discusses what appears to be a trend toward smaller...

Duration:01:35:48

Classic Rock and Hard Rock Drummers - Drummers Hang Ep. 2

10/7/2019
K-Bo and Duke banter about the drummers of classic rock and hard rock; sing the praises of Ringo and Charlie Watts, discuss post-summer gigging on the Jersey Shore, and assess the value of who they consider some of the most “under-rated” drummers.

Duration:01:28:24

Chicago's Wally Reyes, Jr - Drummers Hang Ep. 1

9/13/2019
In this episode of the Drummers’ Hang, K Bo and Duke talk about Summer 2019 winding down and also some neat trivia for drummers. The guys also spend a few minutes talking to epic drummer and percussionist Wally Reyes, Jr., about his current tour with the legendary rock group Chicago, his solo career, and much, much more.

Duration:01:17:14