#43 JJ Johnson & Tyler "Falcon" Greenwell- Drummers for the Tedeschi Trucks Band!
This episode is sponsored by World Drum Lessons (dot com)
This is the Halloween Parade in NYC that I am participating with Scott Kettner's Maracatu NY group. You can check out Scott's interview in Episode #9. Also participating is friend of the show Kassandra Kocoshis, and you can listen to her interview in Episode #12.
Here's a little video from a Tedeschi Trucks Band soundcheck showing JJ and Falcon.....
Here is the iconic recording, "Kissing My Love" by Bill Withers, featuring James Gadson on drums.
Here is the link for the TTB version of "Kissing My Love" from the live album "Everybody's Talkin' " and here is the version from the Damon Grant Project. We mentioned that this version (DGP) was recorded at the Carriage House Studios, Mixed at Alpine Red Studios and mastered by Nate Wood at Kerseboom Mastering. It was produced by David Ryan Harris and features JJ Johnson on the drums.
Upcoming Gigs: The After Party at Rockwood Music Hall in the Lower East Side of NYC. Victor Pablo (episode #31) at National Sawdust. Here is the Puerto Rico Press Conference video Victor played the Timbales to. Giff Howarth Marimba clinic at Westhill High School Sunday the 29th at 1pm
Music News this week is:
There is a new App that Facebook just bought called TBH where you can give anonymous compliments. This is a good guide on how to promote and advertise you music on Instagram. This is the video on how our brains are wired to really enjoy repetitiveness in music.
They both love to cook and here is video evidence.....
One of the biggest rivalries in HBCU Marching Bands is between Grambling State and Southern. Here is a video from last year showing what these bands do.
This video shows how the band came together with their first album, "Revelator".....
This is drum tech Jeff Ocheltree explaining John Bonham's drumkit and the tuning. This is a video of Charley Drayton playing at the 55 Bar in NYC. This is a biography for Steve Jordan also explaining the snowstorm story about how he got one of his breaks.
The Big Texan Steakhouse has Molly Schuyler as the record holder for eating 3, 72oz meals in 20min.
The producer/recording engineer they mention is the great Jim Scott.