So..this edition of TC is a special one for me as I got to interview a longtime, childhood friend of mine. We've known each other since around 6th grade or so...when he & his mom joined my church. We used to to hang out during choir rehearsals and cause trouble, just being boys. But one thing that we always had in common was music and drums. Now that we have grown older and have families, we don't get to hang out like we would like to and just talk shop but when we do, we make the most of it. I am very proud of his accomplishments as a musician and as a husband & father. I definitely looking fwd to seeing him do more great things.
He just released a brand new drum video featuring his own original composition, which you will see & hear. He is also working on some other kool stuff that's gonna drop soon.
It's very kool to have a project and then to be able to have your friends support you and participate in that project.
Ladies and Gents, today my friend, Devin Beaman is Talkin' Chop.
*Not with Devin
Put out a ton of creative
Who ever wants to hire me but would love to play
Gwen Stefani .
I played with Bow Wow Wow , Meg Lee Chin , The Randies and Oslo .
Yes, we are called The Idea.
I've toured with Bow Wow Wow , Meg Lee Chin and the Randies.
Currently I am playing on a Custom kit made by Rob's Recipe Drums w/ Supernatural Cymbals , and I'm using Vic Firth sticks and Remo drumheads. Vic and Remo are a marriage made in heaven to me . Both products give me the sounds and comfort I aim for when I'm playing.
No, not yet
I like both Birch and Maple, each one serves it purpose.
Mapex MyDenity or Saturn V kits and Meinl Cymbals
Sometimes peaceful and sometimes extremely violent ! 😬
The sound of them and the way they look !
I probably be focusing more on Art . I love to create !
It built up my confidence through the years. It is a very therapeutic instrument to me . I love the drums!
Not 100 % yet , but working on it .
Yes , I'm playing with a few local groups right now.
Will Kennedy, John Bonham , Keith Carlock , Steve Jordan and Dennis Chambers.
Groove and Pocket .
When I saw The Jacksons at the age of 7.
Not a enough .
Not involved at all . But very open to to finding one to be involved in .
All cover bands right at the moment . Working on original content too.
Yes I do, working on new stuff right now .
The freedom to create and it is great for you to put yourself out there as a artist .
Yes I am
Yes I am , working on my own EP.
A little , not as much as I would like.
I love all of them !
I prefer more of being in a band , because of being involved in the creating process.
Played the Greek Theater for the first time and a drumstick flew out of my hand on the first song and almost hit the singer in the head! Embarrassing! Lol
Stay true to yourself and be yourself.
(all of my social media links are on my site as well) the links to their sites are on my endorsement page. Feel free and check them out. FB Page
Also, last but not least, I want to thank my wife and my kids. It is always awesome to have people who love you and support you in this journey that we involve ourselves in called drum life ! Thank you to you all.
(This is why we do what we do)
Big THANK YOU to my homie Devin!
Even though you're a Philly guy, I got your back! (Pittsburgh Baby!) hahaha!!
Man, thx so much for doing this interview and sharing your drum life and your music with us. You are doing your thing and I hope all your dreams are fulfilled.
Well, there you have it Devin Beaman a kool guy and a great talent. I hope you all enjoyed this edition of TC. Make sure you guys swing by Devin's Soc. Med. pages and drop him a 'Hello' and show your support.
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Hit me up.
If you're out there hustling in this music game, I wanna hear about it, so everyone else can hear about.
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