Episode: #19 Rich Redmond on music edutainment, why you should learn how to play an instrument and how you can use your love of music to succeed in life
Who: Today’s guest is drummer, actor, speaker, author, educator and producer Rich Redmond, he is an award-winning recording and touring drummer based in Nashville and Los Angeles. who was voted number Best country drummer in 2016 and has been part of over 22 #1 hits! In this interview, we discuss his story, music edutainment, why you should learn how to play an instrument and how you can use your love of music to succeed in life. Rich has played with some of the music industry greats including Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Joe Perry, Keith Urban, Chris Cornell, Bryan Adams and so many more. He writes songs, motivates others with his training and motivational speaking, produces records, writes books and even acts.
What we cover:
- Who he is
- Drumming, motivational speaking, and EDUtainment!
- CRASH Course for Success
- Why we love the drums
- What makes a good man
- Why music is important to mankind and how it can effect us
- What are the biggest problems to mankind today
- Why you need to learn how to play a musical instrument
- How playing an instrument is the same as learning any skill
- Why you need to listen to your inner voice
- Why you really need a music teacher to learn an instrument compared to YouTube
- How to keep that motivation going when you are first starting out while you suck at first
- Fundamentals of drumming for kids
- Why enthusiasm is contagious
- How you can start learning a musical instrument regardless of where you start from
- Why playing the drums can make you a better leader and team member
- Where you can find mental toughness comes from and how you can utilize it
- How to keep strong friendships with band mates
- Why you should never quit and just paying your dues to succeed
- What he thinks of the music talent shows
- How and why you need to build up your own personal brand to get ahead
- Why you should do what you love and follow your passion
- How he deals with the fast break questions
- Jason Aldean
- What you should take from this interview
- How you can keep in touch with him
- and so much more
Connect with the guest:
- CrashCourseforSuccess.com (CRASH)
- Drumming in the Modern World
- The Rich Redmond App
Something to reflect on:
Anyone can learn to play a musical instrument, there is nothing stopping you from doing so, just the BS reasoning that you tell yourself why you can’t. Don’t come to your death and have regrets, listen to that inner voice and go for it. You may never reach the heights of being in a #1 band but if you enjoy it, why let society stop you, start now and hit that next level of music in your life.
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