Stephen Perkins
Stephen Perkins is an American musician and songwriter. A drummer and percussionist, he currently plays with Jane's Addiction and Hellflower. Following the dissolution of Jane's Addiction, Perkins continued to play with frontman Perry Farrell in the rock band Porno for Pyros. He also has a solo project called Banyan, and in the 1990s was involved in Lil' Pit with Mike Watt. In 1992, he appeared as percussionist on Rage Against the Machine's "Know Your Enemy" and in 1995, contributed percussion to the Red Hot Chili Peppers songs "One Big Mob" and "Warped" on their album One Hot Minute.

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Learn How to Setup Your Drums

Chad Smith opens up the discussion with some playing. Then Stephen Perkins (drummer for Jane's Addiction) will show you everything you need to know about setting up your drum set.

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    1 Lessons 20 min

  • Advanced 11 Lessons 2 hr 2 min

  • $1995

Hands – Feet – Mind – Soul

Stephen breaks down 11 classic Jane's Addiction songs, and gives students a full analysis of each song. the goal of this Artist Course is to add new beats to your drumming vocabulary. Stephen will show you how he plays his classic drum parts, explain why he chose to play them, and how they set the foundation for the song. That knowledge is often what defines good drummers from great drummers.

  • $1995

    11 Lessons 2 hr 2 min