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Hello everyone. I know times are tough for all of us. Especially for musicians. Even more so for students. The most vulnerable ones in our ranks. So I am restructuring the costs to join my lessons site in the hopes that this helps you study. To keep going and be prepared form when we are […]
Phil Maturano - New York Sessions
I am very excited to present the first video from my new project. “Phil Maturano – New York Sessions” The cats played so well and I am very happy. I can’t begin to name everyone involved in making this new music happen. But one person in particular Francesco Desmaele who is my bratha from another […]
Phil Maturano and Odery DrumsPhil Maturano and Odery Drums
Hi everyone! By now you probably know. I have started a new relationship with a company that is very dear to me. Odery Drums. To see all about them please go here. [fancy_link link=”https://odery.com” variation=”green”]Odery Drums[/fancy_link] The Drums are designed in Brazil. I think that is an important thing because Brazil is one of the […]
Phil Maturano - NY Sessions
Greetings to all. Another really big project for me has finally come to fruition. My new project is finally coming to reality and we are now in the mixing, mastering and video editing stages! Wait…did you say video editing? Ohhh yes! This whole CD is on Video!!! I refused to do a new collection of […]
What will you do to make your drumming better today? There are tooo many drummers, too many musicians, (people who own instruments in general) too many photographers to many actors screenwriters painters poets too many comedians etc etc etc…But…The world is full of those that only have the concentration and power to skim the surface […]
After lots of thinking, talking back and forth to my good friend Rich Mangicaro…And much more thinking…. I am now playing Innovative Drum Sticks. I did not take the decision lightly. I had been with my former company for nearly 25 years. Since then many things have happened. I have grown. Innovative Percussion has grown. […]
Are you a determinate or indeterminate optimist?  Maybe you are an indeterminate or determinate pessimist? It turns out both have their results and this is what we might know as luck! The reason I play drums and JAZZ drums on top of that…is because I was a determinate optimist. Anyone who plays Jazz in this […]
Hi all! This is a workshop from a while ago. I did it for Drums and Percussion magazine and it features a fantastic bass player and pianist from Barbados – Kirk Lane It’s really fantastic you have a lot of valuable info!! I ran across it and decided to post it for my longtime students. […]
El Processo
El proceso El fenomeno del arte de fotografia es un buen ejemplo para este blog. Las fotos muestran el resultado final de un esfuerzo. Qual fue el esfuerzo? Años de aprendizaje. Conocimiento tecnico de camaras. Inversion economico de aquel equipo. Desarrolo particular del ojo del artista atraves de estudio y estar expuesto intensamente al mismo […]
Once you go “Great music” …you can’t go back! Music is an amazing gift to humanity. It’s really up to musicians to communicate this to people. When you are true to yourself you can play the best music possible at that moment. If you sell out, you are just a robot. I look at stages […]
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