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Billy Ashbaugh | Modern Drummer Magazine

I remember sitting behind the drummer and watching his every move. Billy, is it tough being out on the road away from home for such long periods of time? End ashbauggh Interview Thanks so much to Billy and Jenie for giving us some insight into life in a dueling-drummer family! Links Related to this Article. Then I’ll have two weeks off to prepare to rehearse with Pat Benatar for a three month tour with her.

It was Justin’s idea. Lately I’ve been listening Kim Burrell, who is a gospel singer. Do you have any specific drumming goals you have yet to accomplish?

How did you get interested in drums? He laid down some nice grooves on some of the early records. The precision required to keep choreography, light shows, and football-stadium-sized TV screens in synch is an unbelievable task.

Find someone who will keep it fun and interesting for you and who will let you get behind the kit right away. What is the longest period of time you have been on tour?


Looking back on it, it’s probably the worst thing I could have done. Do you listen to ashbaigh new bands? Best Products at the Lowest Prices.

TigerBill’s Unique Drum Lessons. It could be anything from double bass fills to soloing to just trying to make everything groove better. Ever since then, I was hooked. But the contests are cool, I think it’s great. I studied with him for about two years in the Ft.

So I should be doing that in November. My only drumming goal is to constantly improve and to be the best drummer I can be. She understands that when I’m traveling and I’m gone qshbaugh eight or nine months out of the asbaugh, that I’m dedicated to the drums. We hope, ashbaugn the future, to make it even more of a team thing because it ties in perfectly.

What age did you start playing the drums? I think it was just in my blood.

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Well, our neighbors don’t care for it! Johnny had an all girl band and my wife was the drummer but she kept taking so much about her husband that he brought us both out and we did dueling drums. What type of music do you enjoy listening to? Always have fun and keep your spirits up and you can’t lose.

Who were some of your biggest drumming influences? And here we are five years later, you know? How did you develop that skill? I keep in shape by having a good diet and practicing as often as I can.


You’ve got to practice rudiments on the pad and sit behind the kit to hear the different voicings, learn to play a rim shot, learn to work the hi-hat and learn how the pedal feels against the bass drum.

Anyone who plays what’s right for the music like Jeff Porcaro and Steve Gadd. We have a soundproof practice room now but before we had our daughter, when we were first married, we had a two bedroom apartment and each room was gutted and had a drumset in it.

We’d wake up and go to our rooms and play dueling drums and stuff and that was our thing! Jennnie, I understand that you’ve put your drumming career on hold to raise your daughter.

If I had the guts to pull away, I should have let the money go and figure out another way to make money and concentrate more on making myself happy behind the instrument. I look at it as almost a different art form in itself, you know what I mean? Billy was playing drums and I was playing percussion. I’ve got a question for the both of you, how did you two meet?

How do you keep in shape on the road? I’ve gotten offers to go out on the road but I’ve had to turn them down for now, until our ashnaugh gets old enough to travel.