Shure Drum Mastery Final, 9th-11th March 2012.
The final of the Shure Drum Mastery Competition was the result of a year of hard work on behalf of the myself and the team at Shure Europe. The five finalist who hailed from Bulgaria, Spain, Italy, Austria and the UK all won a trip to Iceland, a masterclass with me and some goodies from Shure. The winner also took home €5,000 worth of Shure products and a set of Paiste cymbals.
The five finalist were: Martin Klement (Austria), Theodore Yankov (Bulgaria), Jesus Gancedo Garcia (Spain), Jerry Sadowski (Poland/UK) and Antonio De Marianis (Italy).
The masterclass, held on the first day was a chance from me to connect with each one of the finalist to see where they were at technically and musically. I tailored the masterclass to their specific needs based on my observation of their playing, both on their entrance videos and what I saw in the masterclass. This included a range of concepts that would help them Read more..