The Smarter Drummer Podcast
About This Show
The Smarter Drummer podcast is dedicated to helping you become a better drummer . . . faster. This is the show for you if you want to improve your drumming, make it a career or just have more fun playing. Each episode, we will bring you conversations with professional drummers, educators and others in the drumming community who will share their experience and advice to help you reach your drumming goals.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 001 - Smarter Drummer - John Xepoleas Interview
Sep 1, 2016
In this episode I interview John Xepoleas, "John X", of JohnXdrums.com. John talks about: What it was like to work with Neil Peart, Dave Weckl and others Why he practiced drumming for 6 hours a day for 10 years Being ia gigging drummer in high school The importance of formal drumming instruction Advice for making drumming a career Advice for drum teachers Much, much more . . . John has been a professional drummer for over 40 years. He has written for Modern Drummer magazine and authored several books. He latest book is "How to Become the Ultimate Drummer". John has worked with other drummers such as Neil Peart, Dave Weckl, Mike Portnoy and many others. He teaches students, both face-to-face and online at his website JohnXdrums.com