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Contraption Podcast

Contraption: The Drummers' Podcast features interviews with professional drummers and drum educators who share their expertise with new and returning drummers. Host Mike Kassel is a returning drummer who explores the stories and approaches of famous drummers as well as the unsung heroes of all things drums.

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Feb 18, 2019

There are many reasons so many drummers respect Ra-Kalam Bob Moses. His seminal book Drum Wisdom brought out his 8/8 concept of playing to resolution points.  His ground-breaking 1973 album, Bittersuite in the Ozone, marked the start of a solo recording career that continues through this day.  He's worked with some of...

Feb 12, 2019

The title of this episode is “Embrace the Mundane,” but I really hesitate to call it that because today’s guest, Gina Knight, is as far from mundane as you can get. 

An incredible drummer, amazing teacher – and by day a super real estate agent (no, I’m not kidding), you probably know Gina as YouTube’s Drum...