Episode 029 – Creating The Air Throne with Joe Volk, John Paul Gentile, and Bobby Strand

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In this episode we chat with the guys behind Air Throne – Joe Volk, John Paul Gentile, and Bobby Strand. Disclaimer: Worship Drummer is not paid in any way to do this interview. This interview is borne out of my own curiosity for what they have built. – Jon Manna Listen to Episode 029 Here is how you can learn …

Episode 028 – A look into Highlands Worship with Josiah Tickell and Luke Vogel

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I’m really excited to share this episode with you for two reasons: I really dig what Highlands Worship is up to, and Josiah and Luke give us an awesome look into what goes into their weekends and their latest live recording. We geek-out on the production side a little more than normal with their FOH engineer, Luke Vogel, joining in. …

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Episode 023 – Rolf Wam Fjell On Exploring Prophetic Dimensions of Worship Drumming and What It Means to Be A Breakthrough Drummer

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Episode 023 – Rolf Wam Fjell (Hillsong) Every wonder what prophetic drumming actually means? Or how “following the leading of the Spirit” applies to us as drummers? This episode with Rolf Wam Fjell is like a master class on the spiritual side of what it means to be a worship drummer. This episode is pure gold and I encourage you …

Episode 021 – Garrett Tyler on Stepping Out Into the Unknown, Being a “Rookie” On The Outcry Tour, and Hybrid Setups

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Episode 021 – Garrett Tyler In this episode we catch up with Garrett Tyler who is living in Nashville and pursuing his passion to play drums. 2018 started off as a wide-open blank canvas for Garrett and we get into the details of how God is working all of those things out, one by one. Garrett was also a “rookie” on …

Episode 020 – Paul Whittinghill (Passion) on Storytelling and Leading from the Kit

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This episode is brought to you by: Paul Whittinghill (Passion) After having a few drummer friends insist that I connect with him, I finally did it. In episode 20 I chat with Paul Whittinghill (Passion) and we get into some topics that he is very passionate about. In this episode we touch on playing at Passion Conferences, and their new …

Episode 019 – Q&A With David Whitworth (Bethel Music)

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David Whitworth – Bethel Music Hey Worship Drummer Fam! I’m so excited to share with you the conversation I had with David Whitworth (Bethel). One of the questions we get asked a lot is, “How do you get that Bethel snare sound?” Then the follow up question is usually something like, “It sounds sooo good! Is it sampled?” Well, today …

Episode 017 – Jared Falk on Music Education and How Drumeo Got Its Start

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Ever since Worship Drummer held its first giveaway, Jared Falk has always been very generous to us. Fast forward years later to today, and Jared was generous yet again, but this time with his time, as he took an hour to chat with me about music education and how Drumeo got its start. SHOW SPONSOR In this Episode: Jared’s musical …

Episode 016 – Steve Goold on Intentionality, BFSD’s Steve’s Donut, and the Art of Listening

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Steve Goold When I first set out to start the Worship Drummer Podcast back in the beginning of 2016, I sat down one night and began to write down every possible name that I could possibly want to interview. Steve was one of those names at the top, but It took 15 episodes for me to build the courage to …

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Episode 014 – Payden Hilliard (Leeland) on Finding and Knowing Your Identity

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Payden Hilliard – Leeland The first time I met Payden Hilliard in person was in February. We were both at the Ryman in Nashville to celebrate The Belonging & Co’s third birthday. We had already previously talked about recording an episode together, but that night I asked him what he’s most passionate about and without batting an eyelash he answered, …