Prior Lake, MN 55372
Subjects Taught Drum, Percussion
With the drum set being my primary instrument, my approach as a drummer has always been to bring a song to the next level in whatever way that may be. Whether it be helping to develop the emotional build of a section, or to make a transition become more creative and have more impact, my approach is always asking myself what can be done to make a piece of music more meaningful. My mindset and approach toward what I am trying to accomplish or display changes dramatically depending on the situation, and my approach to drum solos is vastly different compared to when I am writing parts for a specific song. My personal goals on a drum set have always been to push the envelope on what the body can physically accomplish as far as speed, coordination, and creativity go, but to also apply it in a musical way. I use my physical strengths and comfort of odd meters to try and display a unique style of drumming. Creating landscapes and moods through the use of linear rhythms with strong...