Category: Interviews

Sheila E interview

  Photo; Rob Shanahan Interview with Sheila E When I was growing up there weren”t many women who were playing drums in the public eye. Sheila E was one of my drum heroines; glamorous, in charge of her career and multi-talented, she showed me that women could be musicians. Fast forward twenty years and I [...]

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Rich Redmond interview (Jason Aldean)

Interview with Rich Redmond – Jason Aldean   Photo Paul Griffin Interview with Rich Redmond Rich Redmond is a drummer that you should know about. Rich is based in Nashville and Los Angeles, and is the touring and recording drummer with multi platinum recording artist Jason Aldean. In addition to playing sold out stadiums, Rich [...]

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Mark Cross interview (Tainted Nation)

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  Mark Cross Interview with Mark Cross Mark Cross lives in the UK but has also spent a lot of his career in Greece and Germany working with bands and artists, including Saracen, Tank, Firewind, German metal bands Helloween and Metalium and Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan. Earlier in the year caught up with Mark [...]

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Pat Illingworth interview (James Taylor Quartet)

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  Interview with Pat Illingworth Pat Illingworth is a British drummer whose live credits include the James Taylor Quartet, Sia, Jerry Dammers and the Cinematic Orchestra, while in the studio he has worked with artists such as Corinne Bailey Rae and acclaimed producers such as Dave Stewart and Steve Levine. In his interview with, [...]

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Chris Johnson interview (Rihanna/Stevie Wonder)

  Chris Johnson interview – Rihanna and Stevie Wonder Chris Johnson must be one of the busiest drummers on the planet right now, juggling work between pop icon Rihanna and the legendary Stevie Wonder. Chris grew up in LA where he played drums from a young age at church and he has worked with artists [...]

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