If you could Have Lessons Fron Any Professional Drummer Who Would It Be?


Junior Member
Benny Greb - I love his feel and his musical approach to kit.
Jojo Mayer - His technique melts my brain regularly.
Chris Coleman - He just seems like he would be an incredible teacher and a great guy to hang out with.


Senior Member
Neil Peart (Rush)
Carmine Appice
Scott Travis (Judas Priest)
Chris Fryar (Zac Brown Band)
Phil Collins
Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones)

Alex Jadi

Virgil Donati - a living legend...no one comes close to him. Insanity at its best.

Mike Mangini - he looks like a very cool guy and has tons of knowledge to say the least.

Marco Minnemann - same as Mike Mangini.


Senior Member
Gavin Harrison hands down. I've seen interviews with him and clips on youtube of him at drum clinics and he offers up little tidbits of advice that really help my drumming. Moreso than any other drummer ever.


Pioneer Member
I don't know about lessons, but I would love to spend a week hanging out in the studio with Steve Jordan.

Nathan O.

Junior Member
Mike Mangini, Derek Roddy, Taylor Hawkins, Jimmy Sullivan, John Bonham, Dave Grohl, Phil Collins, Arin Ilejay, Cobus Potgieter, Yeah, I think that's it. (well, for me anyways.)

Jeremy Bender

Platinum Member
Ed Shaugnessy, Tommy Igoe, Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark, Graham Broad, Gordon Marshall or Alan White.

Each one an accomplished session and live player.
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