Jazz & Brazilian

TDS @ DRUMMERS COLLECTIVE DAY 9 Let’s get right down to the Nitty Gritty. Once upon a time, long, long ago, in other words, from 1897 – 1917 in a place called the “District” deep in New Orleans, the demand for “recreational activities” for sailers on ship leave and tourist in general, was met by […]

Funk and Caribbean

Funk & Caribbean TDS @ Drummers Collective Day 8 Wednesday 9-1-10 was all about “Da Funk”. You may ask, what’s the big deal, what’s the stink all about, it’s just R&B or Soul music, right? Not a chance. So, last week we went back to the 60’s and spent almost a whole session on the […]

Rock and Afro-Cuban

Rock & Afro-Cuban TDS @ Drummers Collective Day 7 I was rested and ready to jump into what I felt was the class I was least prepared for. Was I going to have a Bluesy Tuesday? Last week I said “suit up and show up, no matter what” and once again, that’s exactly what I […]