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Category: Episodes

A complete chronology of all episodes of the In the Pocket Radio Podcast for Drummers with Frank Sardella
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Episode 6: Australia’s David Ruberto’s Pocket in Session Drumming, Teaching

If You Can Say It, You Can Play It If you can say it you can play it, relax and enjoy, play it clean… these are a few of the tidbits that Frankie’s special guest, Drummer David Ruberto had to say, coming to us all the way from Melbourne Australia.…

Episode 5: Crash Test Dummies Mitch Dorge Happy In the Pocket

Photo Credit: Rob Cella Mitch Dorge talks Crash Test Dummies, Pocket and Being a Happy Guy Crash Test Dummies drummer Mitch Dorge talks about happiness, pocket, and a long, happy career, what it takes to make it and perhaps the best yet definition of what it means to play in…

Episode 4: Connecting Pocket, Audience, Studio, Stage w/ Dennis Cotton @dbcotton24

Drum, Stage and Studio Recording Artist, Dennis Cotton Includes Audience in Defining and Finding the Pocket Join Frank as he grills live and studio recording artist Dennis Cotton who’s resume includes over 50 albums, radio, television and on-stage work. Find out Dennis’s unique perspective on playing in the pocket and…

Episode 3: Session, Touring Drummer Swiss Chris on Pocket and Getting Paid @swisschris777

Swiss Chris on His Notoriety, Sticking Method, Performing, Finding Pocket and How to Get Paid! Join Frank and drummer Swiss Chris as they discuss their “chance meeting” on the subway, Swiss’s impressive resume, his history of study at Berklee and all the celebs he has worked with. Listen in on…

Episode 2: Rhythm Is Everywhere; Accents, Syncopation and the Rhythm of Life Itself @frankiepockets

Frank grew up hearing and feeling rhythm absolutely everywhere! Join Frank as he explains that rhythm has been a part of him and even his environment outside of music, and how to tap into the rhythm around you to find the pocket, establish groove and become an awesome drummer, rhythmist,…