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…

Spring 2017 News

Dear friends,

It's been many months since I've written to you, and I hope you've been well. There's been a lot going on, and so I thought I'd write to fill you in.

 

2017 Vintage & Custom

Sydney Drum & Percussion Show 2017

I'll be presenting a drum clinic for Bosphorus Cymbals and Pro Music Australia this Sunday...

10:30 - 11:30 AM, Sunday 28 May 2017
Sydney Drum & Percussion Show
Indoor Sessions, Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion

As well as…

In Memory of Steve McKenna, 1958-2017 

Steve McKenna Quartet, Fri 2 June 2006, The Sound Lounge in Seymour Theatre Centre, Sydney for SIMA.
L-R: Dave Goodman (drums), Dale Barlow (saxophone), Brendan Clarke (bass), Steve McKenna (guitar). Original higher resolution copy of this photo lost in a…

Abby and Toby are On Their Way!

Congratulations to long-term (and now former) drum students Abby Constable and Toby Brown! Abby and Toby were in Year 12 in 2016, and they were both accepted into their first-choice tertiary music institutions for 2017: Toby’s going to James Morrison…

2016 Vintage & Custom Drum Expo, 14 August

Dear friends,

I hope you're well!

I'm writing to invite you to the 2016 Vintage & Custom Drum Expo.

When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sunday 14 August
Where: The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

At 12:20…

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For many years, as a teenager growing up in the regional Australian city of Tamworth, I depended on my monthly purchase of Modern Drummer magazine to find out all I could about drums, drummers and…

December 2015 - Christmas Edition

Dear friends,

Christmas is drawing near, and here in Australia, December is known as the silly season. It's strange to think that we celebrate Christmas during summer here in the southern hemisphere in the style of northern hemisphere celebrations -…

November 2015 - Wangaratta Jazz Edition

Dave Goodman Music News
 

Dave Goodman Quartet
We enjoyed playing at Foundry 616 in October. Click the photo for some footage from the gig. We're looking forward to playing the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues in St Patrick's …