Drum Clinic with David Northrup
David Northrup’s skill and talent as a busy touring musician is matched only by his long list of recording credits and work that he has done with a multitude of artists over varying genres.
His long and versatile list of playing credits includes work with Rock Legend John Waite, The James Brown Horns, John Mellencamp, Guitarist Les Dudek, and Jam Band Sensation The Disco Biscuits. Country Artists include: Wynonna Judd, Travis Tritt (2000-2009), Joe Diffie, Doug Stone, Tanya Tucker, Lila McCann, Jo De Messina, Jo-El Sonnier, Pam Tillis, Ty Herndon, Lee Greenwood, Connie Smith and Louise Mandrell. Currently Northrup can be seen on tour with Country Music Legends, The Oak Ridge Boys.
He was voted number Two Country Drummer and number Two Clinician of the year in the prestigious Modern Drummer Readers Poll.
(2009 and 2010)
Northrup’s Drum Clinics emphasize the importance of approaching the drum set musically. He demonstrates various styles and grooves, performing with tracks from Recordings he’s performed on. From Country to New Orleans Funk Fusion, he discusses the importance of being a well rounded musician with background in many styles. He discusses life on the road with some of Nashville’s Biggest Country Music Stars. He also shares his experience as a Nashville Studio Musician and Producer.