Dave Goodman is a drummer, composer, bandleader & educator from Sydney, Australia. Dave plays drums with some of Australia’s most important jazz ensembles - Ten Part InventionKevin Hunt Trio, and the Steve Barry Quartet, to name a few. He has worked with a long list of luminaries - both Australian and international - including Joe Lovano, Bob Berg, Bernie McGann, James Morrison, Don Burrows, Vince Jones, Mike Nock and Mark Isaacs, and he also holds a PhD from Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney. Dave endorses Sonor DrumsBosphorus Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, Innovative Percussion Sticks & MalletsDW Hardware and PedalsRoc-N-Soc Thrones, Prologix Practice Pads, and Modacity Practice App.

Dave offers drum lessons at his My Drum Practice studio, and presents at clinic, workshop and masterclass events. DRUMScene Magazine cited Dave's drum lesson studio as 'one of Australia's leading independent drumset and percussion schools'. To register for drum lessons with Dave, please visit the drum lessons page.

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The Washington Tattoo 2021

Happy New Year!

I hope you can join in to see and hear yours truly playing amongst the world-class talents of some new friends as seen here for "A Call To Arms & Arts" by The Washington Tattoo, which…

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"Who are your favourite drummers?"

That's what I ask new students fairly early on in the piece. I find that it's rare, however, to receive an answer that demonstrates an awareness…

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The Deconstructed Drummer - Episode 13 Preview

I had a very enjoyable chat with Jeff Doukakis a few weeks back - Jeff's a great conversationalist - and here's a preview of what's going to be released on his great podcast series The Deconstructed Drummer next week. It's…

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