326 - Joe Bergamini: The Working Drummer's Chart Book, "Knowing the Job," Remembering His Friend Neil Peart
Joe Bergamini maintains a diverse career as a drumming performer and educator. Joe is constantly behind the kit for everything from prog rock to Broadway to his touring gig, The Doowop Project. He stays equally busy as the drum editor for Hudson Music, where he has overseen the creation and production of countless books and videos featuring many of the world's greatest drummers. He is also an author in his own right, having authored or coauthored over a dozen books.In this episode, Joe talks about: How to demonstrate that you "know the job" and instill trust in those you're working with What a drum editor does, and how he came to that job with Hudson Music His latest book, The Working Drummer's Chart Book Collaborating with Steve Gadd on Gaddiments His relationship with Neil Peart which began as a professional collaboration and evolved into a friendship
Ep. 76: Vicki Flier Hudson of The Spirit of Rush and Author of a New Book of Poetry Dedicated to Neil Peart
Something for Nothing: A RUSH Fancast
Our guest this week is Vicki Flier Hudson, the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the popular Georgia-based Rush tribute band The Spirit of Rush. Vicki has also authored three books, with her most recent being "The Winter Garden," a book of poetry dedicated to Neil Peart. We talk to Vicki about some of her poems, and we learn a new term: "dialogic imagination."
Ep. 75: David Calcano, "Neil Peart: The Illustrated Quotes"
Something for Nothing: A RUSH Fancast
Our pal David Calcano is back for his second appearance on the podcast, and this time we're talking about Fantoons' new "Neil Peart: The Illustrated Quotes." We ask David the origins of the book, and then Steve and Gerry read our favorite quotes and discuss them with David. Join us!
Ep. 74: Brian Hiatt, Senior Writer at Rolling Stone and author of "The Spirit of Neil Peart," a commemoration of the one-year anniversary of Neil Peart's passing
Something for Nothing: A RUSH Fancast
Brian Hiatt has written more than 65 cover stories during his 16-year tenure at Rolling Stone, including Rush's 2015 cover story--the band's first for magazine. Brian also wrote "The Spirit of Neil Peart," which was published on the one-year anniversary of Neil Peart's passing. We talk to Brian about the aforementioned articles, and we get the answer to the question Rush fans have been asking for decades: "What does Rolling Stone have against Rush?"
Happy New Year! In our season opener we chat about how weird our NFL Fantasy season ended up; on the one year anniversary of his death, we discuss at length the influence of Rush's Neil Peart; a Common Crossing with a really cool story behind it; a contest with actual prizes; and we climb the Wall of Tunes to discuss a highly underrated rock band from the 90s. Oh, and burning our band trailer in sacrifice with the purpose of ridding the world of COVID19. We say it all the time, but when we get together, we're 12 years old.Show music is “Duck in the Alley” performed by TrackTribe via YouTube.We are happy to be a part of the Buzzsprout podcast family!https://www.facebook.com/obrienanddoug/https://twitter.com/OBrienDoug1https://instagram.com/obrien_and_doug
A never before published interview with Neil Peart (Rush) 199400:00 - Intro00:44 - Start of Neil Peart interview01:02 - What kind of difference can one person make?01:44 - The western idea of heroism04:06 - The luxury he enjoys06:04 - How people react to him asking them to think10:42 - What he learned from Paul Simon11:39 - Why he agrees with Frank Zappa that love songs are destructive12:25 - How he’s a dreamer and an idealist13:36 - What characteristic he has that has enabled him to be successful16:01 - His thoughts on Rush Limbaugh18:03 - His play on words that no one gets19:11 - Who he thinks Rush’s audience is21:06 - If he thinks his audience is smart22:24 - Existential questions he asks himself23:33 - Thoughts on Rush’s album progression25:52 - How long it took for him to master the drums27:47 - His pick for young and upcoming bandsIn this episode, we have our third and final interview with Rush’s drummer, Neil Peart. At the time of this interview in 1994, Peart was 42 years old and was promoting Rush’s album Counterparts and their concert in Indianapolis. In the interview, Peart talks about how Rush progressed over its first 18 albums, why he agrees with Frank Zappa that love songs are destructive, and what characteristic he has that has enabled him to be successful.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rock and Roll Heaven: Tj's Birthday Durmmers - Neil Peart
Pantheon - The Music Podcast Network
"We are youngWandering the face of the earthWondering what our dreams might be worthLearning that we're only immortalFor a limited time "These are just some of the gems from the most quotable drummer all time, Neil Peart. Peart's journey was nothing short of an epic with dizzying victories and unspeakable tragedies. And yet, he remained grounded as a philosopher, an author, and a brother to his bandmates of Rush. Today, we celebrate one of rock's greatest percussionists, Neil "the Professor" Peart. Our social stuff:Patreon.com/rockandrollheavenTwitter: @rockandrollltInstagram: RockandrollheavenltFacebook: Rock and Roll Heaven PodOur website: https://rockandrollheavenl.wixsite.com/mysiteEmail us! email@example.comCheck out the other awesome Pantheon Podcasts at http://www.pantheonpodcasts.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
"We are youngWandering the face of the earthWondering what our dreams might be worthLearning that we're only immortalFor a limited time "These are just some of the gems from the most quotable drummer all time, Neil Peart. Peart's journey was nothing short of an epic with dizzying victories and unspeakable tragedies. And yet, he remained grounded as a philosopher, an author, and a brother to his bandmates of Rush. Today, we celebrate one of rock's greatest percussionists, Neil "the Professor" Peart. Our social stuff:Patreon.com/rockandrollheavenTwitter: @rockandrollltInstagram: RockandrollheavenltFacebook: Rock and Roll Heaven PodOur website: https://rockandrollheavenl.wixsite.com/mysiteEmail us! firstname.lastname@example.orgCheck out the other awesome Pantheon Podcast at http://rocknrollarchaeology.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
268 – Joel Stevenett: Drumming in the Pro Session Scene in Salt Lake City, Finding Common Ground when Networking, Reflections on Neil Peart
Originally from Alberta, Canada, drummer Joel Stevenett spent over ten years in Nashville before his eventual move to Salt Lake City where he currently lives and works as a first call session drummer. During his years in Nashville, Joel found himself on the road with such acts as JoDee Messina, The Wilkinsons, and SHeDAISY, among others.His recording credits include the recording of Sony Playstation, X-BOX and Nintendo Wii video game soundtracks, including popular titles like Twisted Metal Head On, Dance Dance Revolution, and Disney’s Ultimate Band. Joel’s inventive and physical flair can be heard on numerous TV theme songs such as the NBA and The Today Show as well as movie soundtracks like Meet Joe Black, August Rush and Along Came Polly.In this episode, Joel talks about:* The work and attraction of Salt Lake City* Being proactive in seeking work* Film score and video game sessions* Finding common ground when networking* Reflecting on Neil Peart’s life and his influence * Preparing for a tribute to NealJoel endorses: DW drums, Paiste Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, HUMES AND BERG, VIC FIRTH Sticks, Shure Microphones, Porter and Davies