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Ron van Stratum: Swingin' In The Swamp

Read "Swingin' In The Swamp" reviewed by Gina Vodegel

It's a generally accepted misconception that those who earn a living as a teacher in the arts must either not be good enough a performer, or are compelled to satisfy a wretched sense of envy, while clipping the wings of very talented students. Some of the stories out there may be true, but drummer/percussionist Ron van Stratum's Swingin' In The Swamp defies all such horror tales. Van Stratum has been a drum teacher since 1993 at The Netherlands' Maastricht Conservatory--recruited ...

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Take Five With Ron van Stratum

Read "Take Five With Ron van Stratum" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Ron van Stratum: Drummer/percussionist from The Netherlands. Has worked with Jim Beard, Scott Kinsey, Mike Stern, John Beasley, Mike Mainieri, Eric Gale and others. Currently teaching at Conservatory of Maastricht (NL). Has three CDs out as a leader, and is a clinician for Yamaha drums, and Meinl cymbals and percussion.Instrument(s):Drums, percussion.Teachers and/or influences? Joe Zawinul, Jim Beard, Scott Kinsey, Peter Erskine, Vinnie Colaiuta, Elvin Jones, Pat Metheny.Your sound ...


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