DRUM! December 2009 Issue: Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron
By Phil Hood Published November 15, 2009
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30 Matt Cameron Pearl Jam’s longest-serving drummer dishes on finally earning his independence and what it was like to record the band’s best album ever. By Dave Constantin
43 Teaching Drums From essential chops to creating a business plan, a seasoned veteran shows how to become a gainfully employed instructor.
By Brad Schlueter
52 Gene Hoglan
The “atomic clock” adds another band to his résumé while continuing his streak of animated stardom. By Andrew Lentz
63 Eric Velez
For child prodigy and percussion superstar Eric Velez, there’s no such thing as starting your music career too early. By J. Poet
70 Meinl Frame Drums
North African flavor at your fingertips. By Gregg Juke
72 Lesson Glen Caruba
finds the ultimate rhythmic companion in the campana.
75 GarageBand Tips Mastering the recording software du jour is easier than you think.By Jim Aikin
80 Riding With Istanbul Mehmet
Digging on (and digging into) the Tamdeger 60th Anniversary Ride and the Mikael Zilçan Tribute Ride. By John Nyman
86 Danny Gottlieb
applies drum corps licks to jazz drumming. Terence Higgins shows how linear patterns are the essence of funk.
23 >Aaron Gillespie & Joe Musten
These two drummers exorcise their demons in The Almost.
27 Toss Panos
The Robben Ford Band drummer’s life as a professional musician often brings him full circle.
87 For Matt Byrne
, the rudiments are more fun spread across the whole kit. Wally Schnalle applies a little squeeze to get a tasty polyrhythm.