Podcast – Ronnie Burrage

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Recorded March 2024

Podcast interview with drummer Ronnie Burrage.

From performing with Duke Ellington at just nine years old, having his own band with Marcus Miller and Kenny Kirkland, to playing with Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, McCoy Tyner, and countless others, Ronnie has had a really impressive career. 

He’s currently staying busy teaching, working with his non-profit called World Rhythm Academy, and playing with his band, Holographic Principle.

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The song featured in this episode is Village of the Darned from the album Neohippus by Jack Walrath.

My blog post that I mentioned at the top of the episode:
A Hearing Test Saved My Life

The drum intro is from Charles Ruggiero’s Loop Loft sample pack.

Podcast S1 E5 – Dan Weiss

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Season 1 Episode 5 Dan Weiss Practicing Drummer Podcast

Recorded May 2023

Podcast interview with drummer Dan Weiss.

Dan is a drummer and tabla player living in Brooklyn with a unique musical voice that draws from jazz, Indian classical, progressive rock, hip hop, metal, and more. In addition to his varied work as a sideman, he’s also a highly regarded bandleader and composer. Be sure to check out the Dan Weiss Trio and his band Starebaby.

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The song featured in this episode is Halfway to Hartford by Noah Preminger.

The drum intro is from Charles Ruggiero’s Loop Loft sample pack.

Podcast S1 E4 – George Fludas

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George Fludas Season 1 Episode 4 practicing drummer podcast

Recorded May 2023

Podcast interview with drummer George Fludas.

George Fludas is a staple of the Chicago scene who has toured extensively as a member of Ray Brown’s Trio, and with groups led by Hank Jones, Diana Krall, Monty Alexander, Cedar Walton and Joey DeFrancesco. George is also a great rock drummer and a John Bonham expert.

Links:

Chicago Pizza

Other podcast interviews with George Fludas:

The song featured in this episode is Mr. PC played by the Benny Green Trio.

The drum intro is from Charles Ruggiero’s Loop Loft sample pack.