Herman Matthews Drum Clinic
Herman Matthews, “The Groove Guy”, has been refered to as “the most powerfully funky drummer I’ve ever heard” (by Peter Erskine no less).
In addition to filling the throne with Soul/Funk band Tower of Power from 1994 to 1998, this Houston native has played and toured with Kenny Loggins, Richard Marx, The Isley Bros., Kirk Whalum, George Duke, Bob James, Timothy B. Schmit, Tom Jones, Hugh Laurie, Patty Austin, Chris Botti, James Ingram, Boney James, Steven Stills, Edger Winter, Luther Vandross, Celine Dion, Patty Austin, James Ingram, Sheryl Crow, “Baby Face” Edmonds, Chaka Chan, Carol King, SHeDAISY, Barry Goldberg, Ronnie Millsap, Fee Waybill, Bill Champlain, Maxi Priest, Debbie Gibson, Diane Reeves, Kenny G., John Farnham, Nia, Snuffy Walden, Sarah Nimetz, Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, Dan Aykroid & Jim Belushi, Michael Bolton, Expose, Angie and Debbie Winans, Rebekah, Meredith Brooks, Kina, Tiffany, Eric Burdon, Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps…
During the early 90’s he was a member of the house band “Into The Night Starring Rick Dees.” Legendary drummer James Gadson has proclaimed that “Herman Matthews is simply the Truth”. For our clinic, he will be sharing that truth, the funk and the GROOVE.