This slow, not so typical shuffle groove for “Black Velvet” just kills me every time I hear it. I thought it was worth transcribing and posting this as many drummers out in the world want to know how to play it and/or read it. You’ll notice that although it’s a *relatively* simple triplet/ /shuffle / rock beat, Anderson’s accents on the hats (3rd beat of 1st triplet and 2nd beat of 2nd triplet, the whole song seriously swings. ...More...
I was lucky enough to get the call from my friend, Bruce Spencer to play electronic percussion for Brent Bourgeois at a live performance. (including: Brent Bourgeois, Bruce Spencer, Mark Jaspar, Lyle Workman, Jennifer Caryn, Richard Oates and Kent)
It was a Thursday night I got the call and the performance was on Saturday night… I of course said yes. (Bourgeois Tagg was one of my favorite bands) So I immediately started programming my sampler and got my gear ...More...
Film & Television
|Broken||Feature Film||Bill Frist, Director|
|Amy’s O||Feature Film||Julie Davis, Director|
|FBI Murders||Made for TV Film||Dick Lowry, Director|
|Chicago Hope||TV Series – Twentieth Century Fox for CBS Television||1995/98 seasons|
|TV Series – Bruckheimer Productions/Rysher Entertainment||1997/98 seasons|
|Power Rangers||TV Series – Saban Enteratinment||1993-94 seasons|
|VR Troopers||TV Series – Saban Enteratinment||1993-94 seasons|
I was born in Seattle, raised in Sacramento, worked for many years in Los Angeles and now I’m in Northern California. (Auburn). I have been married since 1988 and a daddy since 1998.
I was 18 when I began playing drums and percussion professionally. ...More...