Drummers

Van Halen Road Crew

I want to share this info with you on studying drums at Al Resks Drum Studio in Halifax Nova Scotia. From 1980 to 1987 I was a student of the great Halifax drummer and teacher Al Resk. From my first time in the drum room with him I was hooked. I put 100% into my […]

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April Wine Jerry Mercer

I had the chance to meet Jerry Mercer years ago. I was performing at The Halifax¬†School Of Music in Halifax Nova Scotia. Jerry was doing a clinic in the afternoon. We got there early and were rehearsing for our performance with a percussion group of students from Al Resks drum studio. Jerry showed up early […]

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Peter Magadini

Back in 1987 I had a chance to meet Peter Magadini and have a private lesson from him. Peter was in Halifax for a drum symposium at the Halifax School Of Music. I got to check out Peters performance and it was really impressive. The next day I was to have a lesson from Peter […]

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John Brownell

I had the good fortune to build a snare drum for Toronto¬† area Percussionist and educator John Brownell. We share the same last name but are not related in any way. I met John for the first time when he e-mailed me. His first message was about the coincidence of us having the same last […]

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Nazareth Darrell Sweet

I had the opportunity to play with the backing band for Nazareth for four nights in Halifax Nova Scotia. I have to tell you those guys were a great band to back up. They liked our band which was called Prime Time. They shared their food and drink with us and we all had a […]

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