Welcome to Drummer's Resource, a show featuring conversations with the world's greatest drummers and music industry pros. Created for you, the professional drummer, intermediate drummer, or beginning drummer, Drummer's Resource serves up weekly episodes packed with real-world advice for drummer striving to be the best version of themselves. Host Nick Ruffini digs deep and probes his guests about their failures, successes, advice and much more. Drummer's Resource has everything you need to succeed: Education, Information, and Motivation for drumming and beyond.
583 – Ralph Rolle (Nile Rodgers & Chic) No Plan B
Ralph Rolle might be the new hardest working man in show business. As the full-time drummer for Nile Rodgers & Chic, plus a restaurant and cookie company owner he also manages to find the time to do masterclasses around the globe among other things. “If you want to be a working drummer, you just need […]
582 – Clem Burke (Blondie): A Lifetime of Rock & Roll
Like many teenagers, Clem Burke wanted to be a Rock Star when he grew up. The difference is, he actually did it. Joining the newly-formed group Blondie in 1975, Burke jumped on a speeding train that took off like a rocket ship, making Blondie of the most successful bands in the world. That success lead […]
582 – Steve Jordan: The Godfather of Groove
Steve Jordan is an icon. His larger than life grooves can be heard on thousands of records over the years, dating back to the ’70s when he was the house drummer for Saturday Night Live (at the age of 19), all the way to 2020 with his newest release, Beat Odyssey 2020 with Mix Master […]
580 – Tony Royster, Jr: The Humble Prodigy
Tony Royster, Jr has been a polarizing figure since he took the drumming world by storm at the age of eleven, winning the Guitar Center Drum-Off and going on to perform at the Modern Drummer festival at age twelve. The child prodigy turned touring and session drummer has remained humble through the years and held […]
579 – Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden): Stepping into the Arena
Matt Cameron has built a career that would be the envy of any drummer. He moved to from San Diego to Seattle and quickly got to work meeting other musicians and gigging around town, which eventually lead to him joining a young Soundgarden until they broke up in 1997. That didn’t stop him though, as […]
578 - Justin Brown: The Rhythm of Life
Drummer Justin Brown offers his advice for gaining clarity in your playing and is firm on the idea that we get out of the drums what we put into them
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Really Good Podcast
I dove in for the list of incredible drummers Nick interviews, and now having listened to many episodes, really like the philosophical approach, the real life and practical thoughts and advice, and the deep and mature vibe of the conversations.
Liking it more and more as I listen.
Phenomenal for musicians & music lovers (not just drummers (
Nick (and Daniel Glass) do an exact job having great conversations with a wide range of individuals (mostly drummers) that provide many nuggets for life & music!
Getting back into drums
This podcast is great! I listened to the one on motivation and making it a habit. Made a lot of sense to me! Thank you for that and keep up the awesome podcasts!