The Masterlink Podcast

How To Be An Incredible Session Drummer (with Mike Sturgis)

July 10, 2021 Mike Sturgis Season 1 Episode 22
The Masterlink Podcast
How To Be An Incredible Session Drummer (with Mike Sturgis)
Show Notes

James and Stef have an *in-person, face-to-face, no Zoom-call* chat with Masterlink Sessions drummer Mike Sturgis.

Mike delves into his approach to playing and recording at the Masterlink Sessions studio, his passion for education and his general outlook on being a musician. It's a fascinating insight into his world and his musical heritage.

Mike has performed live or recorded with such major pop, rock and jazz names as David Bowie, Elton John, A-ha, Asia, Jack Bruce, Steve Winwood, Tom Jones, Wishbone Ash, Bob James, Randy Brecker and Bob Mintzer.

Mike has been the drummer for the  jazz-funk group Redtenbacher's Funkestra since 2005 and consequently the 'Masterlink Sessions' house drummer since 2019.

Mike is currently the head of education at DIME online.

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