Drumming in the Time of Coronavirus, featuring Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll

Drumming in the Time of Coronavirus, featuring Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll

In this episode, we focus on the issue that dominated the first half of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic. Antiquarian bookseller Ken Gloss of Brattle Book Shop shares tips on how to set up amazing Zoom call backgrounds, Jeremy shares his top ten drumming books, and then we hear drummers Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll share drastically different perspectives on their personal battles with COVID-19.

Scott Amendola’s Nightmare, Small Town Drumming

Scott Amendola’s Nightmare, Small Town Drumming

In the very first episode of the Sounds From Below podcast series, Bay Area jazz drummer Scott Amendola tells us about the time he made a huge mistake while packing for a gig. We also hear from two successful drummers – Whiteville, North Carolina’s Matt Dudley and Scott Pellegrom of Grand Haven, Michigan – who shunned the bright lights of the big city, choosing to stay and play in the small towns they call home.