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Latest News & Music

Spring 2018: New Blog page up.  Check it out here.  There's a new post on getting theater work, and more content to be added soon!

Summer 2017: Pleased and proud to announce I am now a Sabian cymbals and Vic Firth drumsticks artist!  I'm incredibly honored to partner with these two great companies.

Check out my artist pages by clicking/tapping on each image:

Proud and honored to be playing drums for Hamilton, the smash Broadway musical and 11-time Tony Award winner at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Proud to be a part of this group, Ryan Shultz Quintet, and our new recording, "Hair Dryers"!  Also available on iTunes.

New album by the great Chicago-based jazz group M13, titled "1 Human, Too Human", is out, and I'm excited to be part of it!  It's available on Amazon, CD Baby, and iTunes.

On the Blog:

Aug. 6, 2017: Outline and Notes from SEN Panel Discussion

Aug. 22, 2016: Do People Really Notice?

Nov. 17, 2013: How to Practice with a Metronome More Musically

April 2, 2013: Qualitative vs. Quantitative Thinking

Mar. 6, 2013: Zen and the Art of Drum Throne Maintenance

Dec. 3, 2012: The Importance of Awareness

Apr. 23, 2012: Less Is More...or is it? The sophistication of simplicity