Sheila E., the Queen of Percussion, is back with her new single "No Line" (ft. Snoop Dogg) and she's calling on percussionists and drummers all around the world to play along with her by entering the #NoLineDrumLine contest. Click above for complete details.
Benjamin Franklin once said that "Failing to plan is planning to fail". We're not sure whether or not he was talking about drumming and Lesson Plans. But, either way, he was a very wise man. Click above to watch a sample from a specially selected lesson on time keeping by Chad Wackerman free on Drum Channel!
Drum Channel is proud to present "herStory"— an exclusive series of interviews with legendary drummer/percussionist Sheila E. In which she tells the story of her musical development, career and passion for drumming as well as her influence on the female drumming community. Click above to watch Episode 1 free on Drum Channel!
This week we're highlighting a a performance and interview with drummer Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney, Shakira, Kelly Clarkson) and The Jazz Ministry. Watch these studio legends' blazing performance and then listen as they meticulously dissect their playing both individually and as a group. Click above to watch Part 3 free on Drum Channel!
In this classic roundtable from the DC Archive, Drum Channel founder Don Lombardi welcomes studio legend Jim Keltner along with Thomas Lang, Rich Redmond and Tony Royster, Jr. for a wide-ranging, 5-part panel discussion. Click above to watch Part 1 free on Drum Channel!
Recognized as one of today's leading innovators in the area of rhythm and rhythmic independence, Efrain Toro, joins Alex Acuña and Satnam Ramgotra for an intense jam that brings diverse world percussion sounds and rhythms together in a way that unites the music and the musicians. Click above to watch it free on Drum Channel!
All this week on Drum Channel, we're featuring groove-master, teacher and popular funk drummer, Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, New Edition). Click above to watch Zoro's demonstration of the classic "New Jack Swing" feel that's a mixture of rock, jazz, hip-hop and funk... free on Drum Channel!
Drum Channel's all-star team of Terry Bozzio, Chad Wackerman and Don Lombardi have a drummer-on-drummer interview with Tower Of Power's innovative funk drummer David Garibaldi. Click above to watch this exciting and informative show free!
DC artist Chad Wackerman and Drum Channel founder Don Lombardi recently brought 6 of Murray Spivack students together for a 6-part, in-depth discussion of why studying with a private teacher can be so important. Click above to watch all 6 episodes free!
With "The Murray Spivack Method" by Chad Wackerman continuing to be DC's top-selling course, Chad and Drum Channel founder Don Lombardi recently brought 6 Spivack students together for an in-depth discussion of what made the master teacher so popular and so successful— and why studying with a private teacher can be so important. Click above to watch Chad's introduction to the Murray Spivack Method.