The Worship Drummer Podcast - Putting The #HeartBeforeBeat
By Jon Manna
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The Worship Drummer Podcast is dedicated to introducing you to influential Christian drummers and drum companies who are striving to perfect their craft while still putting the heart before beat!
||CleanEpisode 024 - Jonathan Camey: Tragedy to Triumph and Drumming at Lakewood Church||In Episode 024 we chat with Jonathan Camey, who currently is on staff at Lakewood Church as their main drummer. He's also got a twin brother in the band, Joel, and things get serious in this episode as we explore themes of tragedy and triumph. It's a go||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 023 – Rolf Wam Fjell On Exploring Prophetic Dimensions of Worship Drumming and What It Means to Be A Breakthrough Drummer||Episode 023 - Rolf Wam Fjell (Hillsong) Every wonder what prophetic drumming actually means? Or how "following the leading of the Spirit" applies to us a drummers? this episode with Rolf Wam Fjell is like a master class on the spiritual side of what it||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 022 - Jen Ledger (Skillet) on How She Went From Playing in Front of 200 to 15,000, Advice for Young Drummers, and How it feels to Front Your Own Band.||GET OUR FREE ONLINE TRAINING: Using the Roland SPD-SX in Worship _______ In 2015 I sat backstage and had my first opportunity to watch Jen Ledger (Skillet) play! She played with instensity, precision, and power and I was never the same again! In episod||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 021 - Garrett Tyler on Stepping Out Into the Unknown, Being a "Rookie" On The Outcry Tour, and Hybrid Setups||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||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 020 - Paul Whittinghill on Storytelling and Leading from the Kit (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. There are some definite gold-nuggets for you to grab||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 019 - Q&A With David Whitworth (Bethel Music)||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 quest||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 018 - A Coffee With: Simon Kobler (Hillsong United)||Have you ever wanted to sit and have coffee with one of your fav drummers? Well, we made that possible for all of you in episode 018! We sat with Simon "Kobes" Kobler armed with over 82 questions from the Worship Drummer Family as well as some of our ow||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode - Introducing our worshipdrummer.PRO Platform And Our Brand New Online Course||In this episode you will learn about the new worshipdrummer.pro platform that we are preparing to launch towards the end of October, as well as our brand new online course. Get ready, because we are about to equip you like never before. Listen on to||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 017 - Jared Falk on Music Education and How Drumeo Got Its Start||Jared is no stranger to the drumming world. He has created one of the world's most influential online platforms that connects drum students with the pros with Drumeo. In this episode we explore the topic of music education and talk about how Drumeo came||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 016 - Steve Goold on Intentionality, BFSD's Steve's Donut, and the Art of Listening||In episode 16 we bring you a fantastic conversation that we had with Steve Goold. This epsiode is packed with valuable insight from a drummer that we've admired from afar for a long time! In this Episode: Discover how Steve got his start, and climbed hi||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 015 - Garrett Goodwin (Carrie Underwood) Rooted in Revival||It was back in the summer of 2015 when I was sitting backstage with Jared Henderson and the rest of Kari Jobe's band when Ben Davis (bass) told me a crazy story about a guy named Garrett Goodwin and the Brownsville Revival. My ears perked up and after||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 014 - Payden Hilliard (Leeland) on Finding and Knowing Your Identity||Payden Hilliard - Leeland The first time I met Payden 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 nigh||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 013 - Josh Fisher (Jesus Culture) on Leading, Looking, and Learning as a Worship Drummer||It's been a long time coming, but we had a fascinating conversation with Josh Fisher. He's a brilliant thinker and is very intentional about what he does on and off the stage. In this episode we talk about landing a spot on the band; looking at your lea||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 012 - Harrison Wood on playing for Hillsong Worship, Injuries, and Cymbals.||We caught up with Hillsong Worship's drummer, Harrison Wood, and talk about his journey at Hillsong, sustaining and dealing with injuries, and his cymbal set up. Happiest of New Years!||12/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 011 - How to get drastically better at playing drums with a click track with Daniel Hadaway (All Sons and Daughters)||We had the pleasure of chatting with Daniel Hadaway, drummer for All Sons and Daughters. He has some exciting projects that he is working on and in this episode we jump in and explore 2 of them. One is his new online drumming course and the second is h||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 010 - The Developing Journey of Drēmtrigger with Josh Fifelski.||In this episode, we chat with Josh Fifelski who well into the process of developing a product, Drēmtrigger, that has the potential to change the technological landscape for worship drummers. If you are the entrepreneurial type, you will not want to mis||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 009 - How To Prepare for a Live Recording with Joshua Freddy (Vertical Church Band)||in Episode 009 we chat with Joshua Freddy, drummer for Vertical Church Band, about his process of preparing for a live recording, as he reflects on their latest album, Frontiers.||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 008 - Jared Henderson - How To Give Your Best No Matter What||I am so excited for you all to hear my interview with Jared Henderson as we speak about how to give your best no matter what! Jared has been a friend since the early days of Worship Drummer and has always been so kind to us. This episode is no excepti||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 007 - A Coffee With Austin Davis (Kari Jobe)||We met up with Austin Davis at a coffee shop in downtown Toronto and got to chat about being on the Outcry Tour, releasing an EP, being a part of a growing church in Nashville (The Belonging Co.), and some practical worship drummer tips. In this episo||6/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 006 - Catching Up With Travis Nunn (Chris Tomlin)||Hear from Travis Nunn, drummer for Chris Tomlin, as he shares about how he got the gig with Chris, his switch from Heartbeat cymbals to Paiste, preparing to be a dad, why he's not on Instagram, and some all-around great advice for worship drummers!||5/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 005 - With Josh Ward from WorshipArtistry.com||We chatted with Josh Ward from WorshipArtistry.com to discover what it is that they are doing and how it is helping worship drummers learn their craft!||4/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 004 - Raising Up The Next Generation of Worship Drummers - with Andy Harrison (Planetshakers)||In this episode we chat with Planetshakers drummer Andy Harrison about raising up the next generation of worship drummers and what that looks like in their ministry. As well, we ask him how he practically puts the heart before beat. Hope you enjoy it!||4/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 003 - [LIVE] Q&A Session With Hillsong Y&F's Brendan Tan||Excited to release our first-ever LIVE #WDpodcast with none other than Hillsong Young & Free's drummer, Brendan Tan. We had a great hang as we touched on drums and gear, issues of the heart, the new Youth Revival album, and answer some (many) of y||3/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 002 [Anniversary Edition] - Worship Drummer Turns 5. An Interview with Founder Jon Manna.||We are so stoked to release this Anniversary Edition episode as we celebrate full-on with you, our worship drummer family! For this episode we wanted to switch things up a bit and so we turned the tables around so that we all finally get to hear from ou||3/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 001 - Introducing... Sean McDonald (Matthew West)||In this, our first episode of The WorshipDrummer Podcast, we interview Sean McDonald (Matthew West). We talk about his roots, his first arena tour (Winter Jam), and the art of capturing video footage, among other things!Be sure to check out the show not||2/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Sub par podcast, Ask better questions.
It would be better if he asked better questions. Has great guests, but he wastes a lot of time with bad questions that’s not straight to the point. Audio quality is also sub par .
Absolutely love it.
Keep the podcasts coming! Love it.
Love the insight and inspiration! Keeping the Heart before the Beat! Thanks Jon!
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