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Trey O'Toole  

February 19, 2024 Drummer, teacher and entrepreneur Trey O'Toole is the next guest on Backstage at the Enharmonic!

Trey is a professional percussionist and instructor with over 30 years of experience and is co-owner of Pulse Drumming MusicWorks in Ventura, CA. 

He holds Bachelor of Music with emphasis on orchestral percussion and has a strong understanding of western harmonic theory, ethnic studies, world music, and jazz. He is passionate about teaching and serving his community in California and beyond…

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Jim Riley  

April 7, 2023 Busy Nashville drummer, Jim Riley is the next guest on Backstage at the Enharmonic!

Jim is the drummer and bandleader for multi-platinum group, Rascal Flatts as well as being an Adjunct Professor of Drumset Studies at Belmont University Since moving to Nashville in 1997, Jim he has played over a thousand of sold out shows for millions of fans. His television credits include The Grammy Awards, The Tonight Show, The American Music Awards, The Voice, American Idol, Dancing with the stars, Oprah…

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Dame Evelyn Glennie  

Friday, June 18, 2021 My next guest is certified super-star, Dame Evelyn Glennie!  I've been following and admiring her career for 20+ years now.  Through video conferencing technology I was able to chat with Evelyn based in London, from my home studio in Philadelphia. In today's segment, Dame Evelyn discusses her earliest music lessons in school, learning percussion with none of the traditional method books, the most important lessons that she learned from her two most influential teachers (Ron Forbes and…

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The Drum Rudiment Edition with Tommy Campbell, Clayton Cameron, Liberty DeVitto, Matt Howard, David Lu, Sherrie Maricle, Berumda Schwartz, Chihiro Shibayama, Michael Vosbein, and John Wooton  

June 13, 2021


Ten of my favorite drummers tell us about their favorite Drum Rudiment!

The panel includes:


Please consider checking out all of these great artists online to see/hear/learn more about their percussive artistry.

Thanks for listening!

Jeff Sipe  

August 28, 2016: In this episode I get to talk with one of my all-time favorite drummers, Jeff Sipe.  I've been a fan of Jeff's since 1994, when I first heard him with Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit.  Since then I've been able to see his trio live, have seen him perform with Jeff Coffin's Mu'tet on numerous occasions and have even been able to perform with Jeff Sipe for the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes.

In this episode Jeff talks about his early drum lessons in…

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Hal Blaine  

April 12, 2016 In this episode Sean spends time talking with the legendary drummer, Hal Blaine.  Hal goes way back and reminisces about taking his mother's rocking chair apart and using the dowelings as drumsticks, talks about his three years in Chicago studying with Roy Knapp (Gene Krupa's teacher) after serving in the Korean War, discusses his work with the Wrecking Crew, tells about his amazing compliment from Buddy Rich, evaluates his role as an accompanist on the drums, hints at an exciting upcoming…

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Richie Cannata  

April 3, 2016 Sean spends a few minutes talking with famed saxophonist (Billy Joel, The Beach Boys) and producer Richie Cannata about his earliest influences. Topics include Pete Fountain, Mickey Mouse and Liberty DeVitto.