#28 Travis McNabb- Drummer for Better Than Ezra, Sugarland, Frankie Ballard and More!
R.I.P. to John Blackwell Jr. , drummer for Prince and Justin Timberlake (among others) who passed away at age 43 due to brain tumors.
Soundcloud is closing two big offices in San Francisco and London. Read more about it here.
In addition to Violetta Wallace, Sharon Osborne and The Doors sending cease and desist letters to the Kardashian-Jenner clan, the photographer of 2Pacs images has filed a lawsuit.
Here is the preliminary information on the drum camp hosted by Mike Johnston and Carter MacLean called Concepts for Musical Drumming. If you're interested you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To snag one of the last two spots for the Cuba Intensive Percussion trip with Memo Acevedo, email him at: email@example.com.
This is the Dark Sky Weather app we use for outdoor travel and events.
The YouTube collaboration with Congahead video featuring Marcos Torres, Marcos Lopez, Danny Torres, Jeremy Bosch and Axel Laugart is now up...
Here's a great article where Kenny Aronoff and Shawn Pelton talk about learning tunes quickly and writing out charts for them as well as a sample cheat sheet that Kenny used for a tune.
Sweetwater is a great company for buying gear, and their customer service is also extremely knowledgeable and kind and friendly.
If you are interested in more info about the Ezra Foundation, you should know that they are committed to raising funds to support the renewal of structural and cultural heritage as well as education in New Orleans and South Louisiana. The Better Than Ezra Foundation has raised over $1.5M for various causes in and around New Orleans. Travis is a member of the board.
Here's a quick tour of Travis' studio as well as one of the kits he used with Sugarland...