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The Prof is in. Shannon Forest

Posted by Gareth Makin on

Next up to the plate on our run through drummers cymbal set ups is Nashville great Shannon Forest. He's been working in country music central since 1991 and racked up a very impressive resume covering recording dates with Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw (and many more besides).  Couple this with more than a few Academy of Country Music Awards for his work and dates with Michael McDonald, you could quite rightly say this guy has considerable skills and musicality.  In fact it was his work with McDonald that put him on Toto's radar and we all...

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The Prof is in. Mark Guiliana.

Posted by Gareth Makin on

Welcome to a new blog on Cymbomute.com where I'll be looking at some of the drummers that turn heads and push musical boundaries.  They either inspire (hopefully) or just make life difficult for the rest of us (more likely).  We could be talking technique or touch here, or just that slightly out of reach 'to die for' ride cymbal sound! First up to the plate is New Jersey native Mark Guiliana.  For those who have (so far) missed out, check out some clips on Youtube.  You could go for his launch videos for the Gretsch Broadkaster reboot, or his duo...

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