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EPISODES

PAST EPISODES

D.E.C. Episode 104: PASIC 2022 Debrief with Jim Royle!

D.E.C. Episode 103: Interview with Anthony Stanislavski!

D.E.C. Episode 102: DEC DAY Preview!!!

D.E.C. Episode 100 (!!!): Happy anniversary and catching up with Gene Hoglan! 

D.E.C. Episode 98: The Creative Path

D.E.C. Episode 97: Keys to Effective Practice

D.E.C. Episode 96: Finding the Spark

D.E.C. Episode 95: Interview with Alex Cohen & Ramon Montagner!

D.E.C. Episode 94: Free Lessons with the DEC!

D.E.C. Episode 93: Interview with Peter Dyson, CEO of Studio West & the Recording Arts Center

D.E.C. Episode 92: Interview with Mike Arturi (Lovin' Spoonful, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley)

D.E.C. Episode 90: Catching up with Drummer/Historian Kelli Rae Tubbs!

D;E.C; Episode 89: Jeremy's session at Skywalker Studios (the Force was with him!)

D.E.C. Episode 88: A Deep Dive into How to Build a Drum Groove (book series by Rick Stojak!)

D.E.C. Episode 87: Update and Questions from Students

D.E.C. Episode 85: Roundtable: Teaching Tools

D.E.C. Spisode 83: Interview with Drummer/Educator Isaac Sanchez

D.E.C. Episode 82: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: A Career as a Musician

D.E.C. Episode 81: Dealing with Addiction

D.E.C. Episode 80: Roundtable: Nailing (and Failing) the Audition (with guest host Jim Royle)

D.E.C. Episode 79: Interview with Matt Starr (Ace Frehley, Mr. Big)

D.E.C. Episode 78: Going Pro: Taking a Leap of Faith

D.E.C. Episode 77: Building a Network

D.E.C. Episode 76: Interview with Drummer/Educator/Author Rob Mitzner!

D.E.C. Episode 75: Interview with Drummer Dusty Watson!

D.E.C. Episode 74: Interview with Drummer/Educator Jacob Sosa!

D.E.C. Episode 73: Remembering Taylor Hawkins

D.E.C. Episode 72: Interview with Drummer/Educator Ted Morton!

D.E.C. Episode 71: Questions from Students Part II

D.E.C. Episode 70: Interview with Ami Molinelli & Lorca Hart!

D.E.C. Episode 69: Interview with Dom Famularo, Drumming's Global Ambassador!

D.E.C. Episode 68: Gear Recommendations!

D.E.C. Episode 67: Questions from Students
 

D.E.C. Episode 66: Interview with Mike Dorfman of Trick Drums!

D.E.C. Episode 65: Interview with Dan Shinder from DrumTalkTV!

D.E.C. Episode 64: Impostor Syndrome

D.E.C. Episode 63: Interview with Stefano Ashbridge!

D.E.C. Episode 62: Rountable: How to Get Faster!

D.E.C. Episode 61: Interview with Jeff Kelly of Kelly Shu!
 

D.E.C. Episode 60: 2021--The Year in Review

D.E.C. Epsideo 59: DEC the Halls Xmas Show! With over $1k in Free  Drum Gear from our Sponsors!

D.E.C. Episode 58: Interview w/Bassist Jim Wooten: The Relationship btw. Bassist and Drummer

D.E.C. Episode 57: Interview with Drummer/Educator/Author Peter Retzlaff!

D.E.C. Episode 56: PASIC 2021 Debrief with Jim Royle!

 

D.E.C. Episode 55: Interview with Rob Wallis, Founder and CEO of Hudson Music!

 

D.E.C. Episode 54 (Roundtable): Are Drummers Evolving???

 

D.E.C. Episode 53: Interview with Chris Brady of Aquarian Drumheads!!!

 

D.E.C. Episode 52: Interview with Mark Wessels, Director of Education for Zildjian/Vic Firth!

 

D.E.C. Episode 51: Interview with Gregg Bissonette!!! (David Lee Roth, Joe Satriani, Ringo Starr)

 

D.E.C. Episode 50!: Interview w/Metal Drumming Legend Gene Hoglan (Dark Angel, Testament, Dethklok)

 

D.E.C. Episode 49: Interview with Drummer/Educator Dawn Richardson (4 Non-Blondes, Tracy Chapman)!!

 

D.E.C. Episode 48: Interview with Drummer/Educator and Agner Swiss A&R Rep Brian Cupp!

 

D.E.C. Episode 47: Interview with Drummer/Educator/Dancer Cara Wildman!

 

DE.C. Episode 46: Interview with Drummer John Mader Hamilton, John Fogerty, Steve Miller & more!

 

D.E.C. Episode 45: Drum Camps & Music Camps

 

D.E.C. Episode 44: Interview with Drummer/Educator Murray S. Piper!

 

D.E.C. Episode 43 On Tour Part 2

 

D.E.C. Episode 42: Interview with Funk & Jazz drumming Legend Mike Clark!

 

D.E.C. Episode 41: On Tour with Bart Robley!

 

D.E.C. Episode 40: Interview with Drummer Teaching Policies with Jim Royle

 

E.C. Episode 39: Interview with Drummer Tammy Mitchell-Woods, Founder of Drummergirls United!

D.E.C. Episode 38: What's in Your Bag? A Deep Dive into the Tools of the Trade!

 

D.E.C. Episode 37: Drummer Terminology! (aka What the DEC are you talking about?)

D.E.C. Episode 36: Grab Bag! Ask all the questions you've ever had about drums, drumming & teaching!

D.E.C. Episode 35: Interview with Drummer/Educator and Stick Juggling Guru Chip Ritter!

 

D.E.C. Episode 34: Interview with Bobby Jarzombek of Fates Warning Sebastian Bach and George Strait!

D.E.C. Episode 33: Interview with Sharon Ransom!

D.E.C. Episode 32: Drum Sizes!

D.E.C. Episode 31: Interview with drummer/educator/clinician Larry Rodbell!

D.E.C. Episode 30: How to get a gig!

D.E.C. Episode 29: Interview with Mitch Marine (Dwight Yoakam, Smash Mouth)

D.E.C. Episode 28: Interview with Drummer/Educator/Author Jim Toscano!

D.E.C. Episode 27: Playing for the Session

D.E.C. Episode 26: Interview with drummer/educator/author/clinician Daniel Glass!!

D.E.C. Episode 25: Roundtable—Playing for the Song

D.E.C. Episode 24: An interview with Drummer/Educators Kevin Stevens and Kevin Lehman

D.E.C. Episode 23: Interview with Nashville drummer Dave Northrup!

D.E.C. Episode 22: Interview with Joe Bergamini

D.E.C. Episode 21: Interview with Drummer/Author/Columnist Rick Long!

D.E.C. Episode 20: All Hands on DEC! Surviving and Thriving as Teaching Artists During COVID.

D.E.C. Episode 19: Interview with Rob Ferrell!

D.E.C. Episode 17: Interview with DEC co-founder Rick Stojak

D.E.C. Episode 16: Interview with Kelli Rae Tubbs -- Women and Drums through Time

D.E.C. Episode 15: Happy New Year from the DEC! Round table: Setting Goals and finding success in 2021!

D.E.C. Episode 14: DEC the Halls! Drummers Education Connection Xmas Special

 

D.E.C. Episode 13. Roundtable on recording--in the studio and at home!

 

D.E.C. Episode 12: Interview with Jim Royle!

 

D.E.C. Episode 11: Interview with Jeremy Steinkoler!

 

D.E.C. Episode 10: Roundtable: Endorsements! 

D.E.C. Episode 9: Roundtable on Publishing!

D.E.C. Extra: Interview with Robb Heskett by Bart Robley

D.E.C. Episode 8: Roundtable on How To Build Your Drum Teaching business!

D.E.C. Episode 7: Episode 7 Interview with Neil LaFortune!

D.E.C. Episode 6: Outlook on the music business!

D.E.C. Episode 5: The Mistakes Drum Teachers Make!

D.E.C. Episode 4: Interview with Bart Robley!

D.E.C. Episode 3: How To Get Students To Practice!

D.E.C. Episode 2: Practicing during COVID 19 with Alex Cohen!

D.E.C. Episode 1:How to get drum students!