Feb 162013

I’m pleased to announce that drummer extraordinaire, Todd Sucherman, has joined the Fusion Drums family by endorsing the Gig-a-Tul.  Holding the drum chair for rock supergroup Styx since 1995, Todd has graced the cover of all of the major drum magazines in recent years.  Todd’s dedication to furthering the art of drumming education is evident through his critically acclaimed Methods & Mechanics DVDs and book series.

Stay tuned for a complete bio and promotional photo in the near future.  In the meantime, visit his website at www.toddsucherman.com.


 February 16, 2013  Posted by at 10:20 pm Artists, Latest News, Todd Sucherman Tagged with: ,
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As a professional drummer with over 25 years in the music industry, I’ve worked in every medium from live televison, recording, to touring with international acts.

Recently I have performed with Pat Travers, Jani Lane of Warrant, Cowboy Troy, Big and Rich, Joe Nichols, Eric Martin of Mr.Big, and Paul Rodgers for a 2008 Super Bowl Party.

I also do video editing for Troy Luccketta of Tesla, the band Telsa, the Lissa Wales Benefit concert, Todd Sucherman, George Lynch, and 93.3 KDKB Headbangers Heaven show, David Ellefson’s Rock Shop, plus many others.

Learn more about Randy and his recording studio, 22 Media Productions.

 February 13, 2013  Posted by at 8:35 pm Artists, Latest News, Randy Walker
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Ed Best



Ed Best is a qualified, professional educator with over 30 years of successful pipe    band experience and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education.  He has held many    band and solo titles in all grades including North American Champion, East Coast    Champion Supreme, Ontario Champion Supreme, West Coast Champion of Champions, and    Canadian Champion. Ed also spent 10 years as a School Music Teacher in all grades    from Elementary through the University level.


Ed has competed in, and placed at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland    in many grades up to and including Grade I.


Ed is active as an adjudicator at Highland Games throughout the United States.  He    is an “A” panel drumming and ensemble judge in the WUSPBA.  He also serves on the    Music Board  of WUSPBA, where his primary functions are grading of bands and soloists    and Adjudicator training/education and certification.  He recorded a DVD for adjudicator    training, available to the general public here http://www.wuspba.org.


Ed is a regular instructor for bands and schools across the country.  He provides    instruction to the drummers, helps with music composition and arranging.  He also    provide instruction in band ensemble.  His individual students and bands regularly    appear in the prize lists at highland games across the country.  Ed understands that    everyone is different and has different strengths and goals.  He works hard to be    sure that your needs are met.  He has experience teaching ages 4 through 80.


Visit Ed at www.scottishdrumlessons.com  and on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/ScottishDrumLessons

 February 2, 2013  Posted by at 5:41 pm Artists, Ed Best, Latest News
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In the ever-unfolding and expanding image of a musician comes Bobby Earl Hamilton. Bobby has spent his life loving music and everything about it. His dreams of being a drummer began as a small child. At the ripe age of 2, Bobby acquired his first drum-set through strategic negotiations with his parents.-He agreed to stop beating on the furniture and Mom and Dad  agreed to pick up the expense for his first pair of drum sticks and first set of drums. This simple agreement set the wheels in motion.

Over the next decade He beat and played his way through drum competition after competition, awing and amazing those in his path. Growing up in Orange County California opened doors unavailable in any other part of the country. Bobby showcased his talents as a member of the famed Velvet Knights Drum Corp. He then took advantage of his Southern California roots and spent his free time training under the best touring and recording musicians of the time. He learned the insides and outsides of the music industry.  It was only natural when one if his first professional gigs landed him on the road in a project produced by the famous Rob Halford of Judas Priest. .

Bobby Earl was Born and raised in Orange County ,California and also spent many years in Tennessee and Georgia, as the South hails from his mother’s side. Growing up in a family of,-teachers,-musicians and producers, the path had already been chosen for him and the journey was on. Bobby is a drummer and a teacher of the Percussive Arts now, and has played the drums for many well known and not so well known groups. He’s active as a studio player and is very comfortable on stage in front of thousands as well. Bobby was the drummer for, The Nathan Finfrock Band which released music for shows like, Disney’s, ”Ugly Betty”, ABC’s, ”Grey’s Anatomy” and HBO’s, ”Entourage” and  has been a studio session player in Los Angeles and Nashville. Currently you can catch him playing with his band,South of Somewhere as well as Mark Connors and Hollywood Yates from the NBC TV show,”American Gladiators”.  I feel truly blessed to be a part of the lives of so many wonderfully talented musicians and friends. It is an honor. Hope to see you in your town soon.

Throughout his career Bobby has shared the stage with many famous musicians including the likes of Adema, Depswa,  Firehouse, Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith, Sugarland, Emerson Drive, Jake Owen, Diamond Rio, The Zack Brown Band, Warrant, Korn, Zakk Wylde, Staind, and many more. He has played as a session drummer in Los Angeles, Nashville and his current home of Phoenix, AZ , recording under famed engineers/producers Aaron Carey (Gin Blossoms, Megadeth, Phunk Junkeez and Sheryl Crow) Larry Elyea (Jimmy Eat World, Authority Zero, and Beastie Boys)and Ken Mary (Ever Stays Red, Fifth Angel, Kendall Gaveck, The Beach Boys, Megadeth, Larue and Alice Cooper)

 January 21, 2013  Posted by at 8:56 pm Artists, Bobby Earl Hamilton
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Vincent Dee
Vincent Dee


Vincent Dee was born in Springfield, Illinois.  Vincent started performing at age 9 but turning professional at age 10 with his first group, “Johnny & the Cyclones.”  During the High Schools years, his group “The Holidays” had earned 3 Top Ten songs on Local Radio WCVS 1450AM.


In 1967, Vincent earned the title of Illinois State Champion Drummer at the Illinois State Fair.  In 1969, he left Springfield to tour with the world renown vocal group, “The Ink Spots.”  Later that year, he joined international film and recording trumpet player, Ray Anthony, and his touring Big Band Review.  He later moved to Chicago and worked for 5 years with Atlantic Recording Group “Jump ‘N’ the Saddle” Band, who recorded the Top Ten International novelty song: “The Curly Shuffle.”  In 1985, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee and joined country legend Brenda Lee.  He toured worldwide four times during his 9-year tenure with Brenda, and appeared on countless national television shows.  He also appeared at England’s Royal Albert Hall and the London Palladium.


 January 21, 2013  Posted by at 8:50 pm Artists, Vincent Dee