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Taylor Hawkins Drumming Masterclass

Steve hosts a special Drumming Masterclass with Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters. Taylor talks Steve through his career as a drummer, culminating in a hands on lesson for Steve!

Steve hosts a special Drumming Masterclass with Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters. Taylor talks Steve through his career as a drummer, culminating in a hands on lesson for Steve!

Taylor joined Foo Fighters in 1997. Prior to that he was the touring drummer for Alanis Morissette as well as the drummer in a progressive experimental band Sylvia.
Here, sat at a drum kit, he talks Steve through his life as a drummer, demonstrating various stages by playing the drums. We hear how he came to play the drums and he demonstrates the styles of some of his drumming heroes. He talks about his life in Foo Fighters and how the dynamic works in one of the biggest bands in the world. Steve then asks about his new solo album and gets him to demonstrate some of the drumming. The piece ends with Taylor giving Steve a drumming lesson sat at the drum kit; hear just how well Steve got on!

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Music Played

  • Foo Fighters

    Learn To Fly

    • RCA.
  • John Williams

    Star Wars

    Performer: Erich Kunzel.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Queen

    I'm In Love With My Car

    • A Night At The Opera.
    • Island.
    • 3.
  • Haircut One Hundred

    Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)

    • Pelican West - Deluxe Edition.
    • Cherry Pop.
    • 001.
  • Tears for Fears

    Shout

    • Songs From The Big Chair: Deluxe Edition.
    • Mercury.
  • Queen

    Keep Yourself Alive

    • Forever Changing: The Golden Age Of Elektra Records 1963 - 1973 CD4.
    • 18.
  • Count Basie

    Cute

    • Big Bands In Hi-Fi Volume 1 CD1.
    • 19.
  • Alanis Morissette

    You Oughta Know

    • (CD Single).
    • Maverick.
  • Foo Fighters

    Requiem

  • Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders

    Louise

    • thrive records.
  • Rainbow

    Stargazer

    • Purple Rainbows CD2.
    • Polydor Limited.
    • 13.
  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad

    I Know There's Something Going On

    • (Single).
    • Epic.
    • 3.
  • Van Halen

    Jamie's Cryin'

    • Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Private Parts.
    • 24.
  • U2

    Sunday Bloody Sunday

    • The Best Of 1980-1990.
    • Universal-Island Records Limited.
    • 5.
  • Led Zeppelin

    Fool In The Rain

    • In Through The Out Door.
    • Warner Music UK Limited.
    • 3.
  • Foo Fighters

    All My Life

    • BMG.
  • Jane’s Addiction

    Mountain Song

    • Nothing's Shocking.
    • Warner Music UK Limited.
    • 7.
  • Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders

    Get the Money

    • Shanabelle/RCA Records.

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