Music of the day: Milton Banana Trio – Serrado

Milton Banana was a Brazilian drummer who invented the bossa nova drumming style. He was a prolific session man who recorded extensively with Tom Jobim, João Donato, and many others. He also performed gigs every night with people like Luís Eça, Johnny Alf, Roberto Menescal, Carlos Lyra, Ed Lincoln, Newton Mendoça, Claudette Soares, Baden Powell, … More Music of the day: Milton Banana Trio – Serrado

Murray Spivack Technique

Murray Spivack was a Russian born American sound engineer. He was also a drum teacher whose students included Louie Bellson, Joe Morello, David Garibaldi, Phil Maturano, Josh Freese, Vinnie Colaiuta, Chuck Silverman, Chad Wackerman, Ed Shaughnessy and many more. Some years ago I was at the masterclass of the drummer Phil Maturano (he also studied … More Murray Spivack Technique