Entries by robb

Rob wins a Grammy!!

  I am delighted to announce that Italian singing sensation Laura Pausini won a Grammy! I played on 2 tracks on her album ‘Fatti Entire’ which was a number 1 hit and triple platinum seller. She was up for a Grammy back in 2016 and we missed out that time, but 2018 proved to be […]

Rob moves to Vulcan Cymbals.

On my return from South America with Loreena, I decided it was time to move on and try out some new cymbals. The Vulcan Cymbal company had approached me and sent some really great sounding cymbals, so I tried them out and loved them, so decided to sign up! The ranges that instantly stood out […]

South American tour with Loreena McKennitt.

The South American leg of the ‘Lost Souls’ tour was a real success! Loreena and the band had a great trip and played to amazing audiences in some really wonderful cities and venues.  I look forward to returning again some day! 

Canada shows with Loreena Mckennitt.

The warm up shows in Stratford Ontario were a real success, all the shows sold out and were extremely enjoyable to play.  The next leg of the tour will be in South America!  

Loreena McKennitt warm up shows in Canada!

I am delighted to now have some tour date confirmations for the upcoming ‘Lost Souls’ world tour with Loreena McKennitt and her amazing band. Please check the warm up show dates here, and other tour dates on my diary page: Loreena McKennitt ‘Lost Souls’ Warm Up dates: September 25th – Revival House – Stratford, Canada […]

Foot Ostinato – Lesson two from the DrumChannel!

DrumChannel have started releasing my drum lessons that I filmed for them at their Oxnard California studios back in 20-something! 🙂 This was lesson #2 and the first left foot ostinato pattern that I learned. I used it a lot in my practice and drum clinics and I now have several that are far more […]

DrumChannel lessons are now on YouTube!

I am happy to say that the great bod’s at DrumChannel are now sharing my lessons on their YouTube channel. I visited the DrumChannel in 2010 and had a great time hanging out with Don Lombardi, we had some great meals and lots of chats about the mighty Buddy Rich too. I am proud to […]

Loreena McKennitt South American Tour.

I am happy to announce that I’ll be joining Loreena McKennitt & her band for the first leg of the ‘Lost Souls’ world tour in South America later this year. I enjoyed working on the ‘Lost Souls’ album last August at Real World Studios here in the UK, and to be asked to perform with […]

NEW single ‘Walking’ with Nick Allen on vocals.

I am very happy to have played on a new single called ‘Walking’ recorded by a great bunch of friends & musicians, and sung by the amazing Nick Allen. Nick is a good friend and owns NAM Studios in Holt where artists such as Royal Blood, Robert Plant, Siouxsie Sioux, Magic Numbers, KT Tunstall, Van […]

NEW Loreena Mckennitt album ‘Lost Souls’ is out NOW!

The new album by Loreena McKennitt is now available to buy and stream from all the regular online stores and sites. I worked on the album ‘Lost Souls’ back in August last year and it was real pleasure to spend time with Loreena and her amazing band of musicians. They made me very welcome and […]