I spent an amazing week in Havana with mi maestro nuevo, Miguel Bernal, getting my conga chops in order and pulling that clave from my soul. Extra special thanks to Dave Ambrosio for organizing the adventure.
Dylan asked me to participate in this mini-documentary about the first drum kit GMS ever made. Worth the watch:
A short session for a friend of mine, James Panepinto, of Grand Am. View this post on Instagram Crashes for days. @jpanepinto #drums #drummer #drumming #drum #percussion #percussionist #studiodrummer #studiolife #api @gmsdrums @sabiancymbals_official #nodyourhead A post shared by Matt Teitelman (@enteiteled) on Feb 23, 2017 at 7:43pm PST
Thanks so much to Rob and Tony at GMS Drums for hooking me up with this beautiful kit. This has to be one of the last sets built at the factory in Farmingdale, NY. 24, 16, 14, 13, 12 & 6.5×14 Snare. Flat black with a hint of ginger sparkle. So psyched to get theseContinue reading “GMS Super Vintage”
Back in Triple Colossal Studios with Dylan and Antar and the gang to record a funky beat titled “Impeach the President.” No further explanation necessary. View this post on Instagram "Impeach the President" #drums #drumming #drummer #instagroove #percussion #percussionist #groove #soul #latinpercussion #matador #tokenjohnson #sessiondrummer #recordingstudio A post shared by Matt Teitelman (@enteiteled) on JanContinue reading “Token Johnson Session”
2016 was a busy year, and, as a new father, a year of many changes both personally and professionally. I had the privilege of spending a lot of time this year watching my exuberant (and exhausting) son grow, AND the pleasure of playing lots of music. To name a few stages I graced this year,Continue reading “2016 in Review”
I finally stuck a camera behind me at the dance classes I play for. It was a good day to be recording: It was so good, I think I’ll start posting more! Follow me on Instagram @enteiteled
A little while back, I did a session for producer Jim Bond of KicksandSnares.com. While the tracks are still being mixed and mastered for his site, I thought I’d finally put some of the tracks together into a little preview. I love these grooves. Enjoy!
After two years with our noses to the grind stone, Music School Online is a real thing! The site is online and open to the public. We have over 400 tutorials (including a few by yours truly) on guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, voice, and even a full music theory course. Please check out the site and useContinue reading “Music School Online”
If you haven’t yet picked up Modern Drummer‘s February issue, get to your local news stand now! “Why?” you ask. Because yours truly has his first-ever published review in the magazine. Originally written as a companion to Dylan‘s cajon review last month, the review focuses on DG DeGregorio‘s educational materials on cajon technique and repertoireContinue reading “Product Review in Modern Drummer”