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Hosted by Jon Manna, the Worship Drummer Podcast is dedicated to introducing you to influential Christian drummers and drum companies who are striving to perfect their craft while still putting the heart before beat!

The Worship Drummer Podcast - Putting The #HeartBeforeBeat Jon Manna

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.5 • 54 Ratings

Hosted by Jon Manna, the Worship Drummer Podcast is dedicated to introducing you to influential Christian drummers and drum companies who are striving to perfect their craft while still putting the heart before beat!

    Episode 036 - Dan McMurray - Live from the Worship Drummer Hangout (YouTube Livestream)

    Episode 036 - Dan McMurray - Live from the Worship Drummer Hangout (YouTube Livestream)

    We hosted a livestream on YouTube called the Worship Drummer Hangout with Dan McMurray and we had the chance to ask him some questions. Here's the audio version of the YouTube Livestream.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 035 - Harold Brown on musical influences, Mav’s first tour, and being an MD and Producer

    Episode 035 - Harold Brown on musical influences, Mav’s first tour, and being an MD and Producer

    We've waited on this episode with Harold Brown for a little while and now we are stoked to share it with you. 

    Harold Brown is the drummer and MD for Maverick City Music and a producer. He's got a heart to serve the Lord and has become a great friend to the Worship Drummer Fam! 

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    Timestamps and Topics
    00:00 - Intro
    03:10 - Upbringing and Musical Influences
    09:16 - How to find musical influences
    14:32 - Origin Story of Mav
    17:00 - Mav’s Debut Tour
    18:55 - Being Ourselves
    19:58 - Advice for Spontaneous moments
    22:40 - Does Mav use multitracks?
    24:58 - Drum Gear Run Down
    29:38 - HB on MD’ing and Producing
    36:36 - Advice for Producing
    38:18 - What is God up to in your life?
    45:10 - Some practical wisdom from HB

    LET'S CONNECT
    WD on IG: https://instagram.com/worshipdrummer
    Jon Manna on IG: https://instagram.com/jonmanna
    HB on IG: https://instagram.com/theharoldbrown

    Links to Things
    Freddy Sheed - Drummer - https://www.instagram.com/freddysheed/
    Dan Bailey - Drummer - https://www.instagram.com/drichardbailey/
    Terence Clark - Drummer - https://www.instagram.com/terencefclark/
    Trevor Lawrence Jr. - Original Clap Stack creator
    Rex Hardy - Drummer/MD - https://www.instagram.com/rexhardyjr

    Drum Gear rundown and more media: https://worshipdrummer.com/035

    • 49 min
    Episode 034 - Markus Dinger on his Drumming Journey in Germany, The Pandemic Pivot, and Practical Advice for Drummers

    Episode 034 - Markus Dinger on his Drumming Journey in Germany, The Pandemic Pivot, and Practical Advice for Drummers

    Hey WD Fam, I'm thrilled to bring you this conversation I had with Markus Dinger from Germany. He's not only the drummer for Outbreakband, but he's got a massive heart for the Kingdom, oh and did we mention he's a monster drummer!?

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    Timestamps and Topics
    0:00 - Intro
    3:40 - Markus’ Drumming Journey - Germany to IHOP KC
    17:50 - Outbreakband
    22:45 - Why take drum lessons?
    26:30 - The pandemic from Markus’ context
    35:50 - On putting out high quality content
    38:17 - Some practical advice for drummers
    45:55 - Drumming influences
    50:03 - Drum gear Rundown
    56:29 - What has God been speaking to you lately
    1:04:08 - Markus prays for all of us

    Links to Things
    IHOP KC
    Jaye Thomas
    Outbreak Band // Atmosphäre
    Markus’ Online Course (In German)
    Marco Minnemann // Dave Weckl // Darren King // Benny Greb // Chris Coleman

    Keep In Touch with Markus
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/markusdinger
    Website: https://www.markusdinger.de
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/markusdinger/

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 033 - Zach Mullings on Playing at Hillsong NYC and Late Night Shows, and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

    Episode 033 - Zach Mullings on Playing at Hillsong NYC and Late Night Shows, and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

    Zach Mullings is an amazing human and a fantastic drummer, and in this episode you will discover his story and hear our BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

    • 56 min
    Episode 032 – Meet Carlin Muccular: Drummer for Israel and New Breed and CEO of Shedtracks

    Episode 032 – Meet Carlin Muccular: Drummer for Israel and New Breed and CEO of Shedtracks

    If you've never heard of Carlin Muccular, buckle up because this episode is full of gold nuggets!

    • 53 min
    Episode 031 – Andrew Picha on Drumming, Tracks, and What it was Like Creating Loop Community's Track Rig

    Episode 031 – Andrew Picha on Drumming, Tracks, and What it was Like Creating Loop Community's Track Rig

    Andrew and I originally sat down back in late February and had a great conversation. I was excited to share it with you and then, you know… ‘RONA showed up!

    So first off, I hope you are keeping well. Secondly, let’s get into this episode’s content…




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    Key Topics in This Episode
    5:40 – Andrew’s drumming journey
    20:10 – Tour: Why am I here?
    25:00 – Berklee College
    36:30 – Solid advice on preparing for opportunities
    51:22 – Loop Community: From creating backing tracks to developing Track Rig
    73:45 – A word of encouragement for worship drummers

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

braden rog ,

This is a GOLD for me.

This has great interviews with great drummers who share incredible practical knowledge for the local worship drummer.

Gmarquez7 ,

I really enjoyed it!

Episode 024 with Jonathan Camey was amazing! Heart of gold! Not only do you get more insight on drumming but I really enjoyed hearing more about their personal lives. Amazing episode! Must listen!

Brian Erney ,

Absolutely love it.

Keep the podcasts coming! Love it.

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