Theme Of This Episode
In this Episode Caleb Crosby, drummer & member of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown gives us the scoop on his experience touring Europe opening for ACDC, being a member of a full-time rock and roll band, The Shakedown, meeting Tyler Bryant, and why he and the Shakedown avoid using a click/metronome for their live performances.
It’s an action-packed episode with some amazing stories, including how the rhythm section of Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown got called to play for Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave) in front of one of the biggest crowds of their career.
Caleb Crosby’s Bio
Caleb Crosby is a drummer and instructor based out of Nashville, TN. A graduate of Belmont University, Caleb has played with a wide array of artists. As a member of Nashville-based rock band, Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, Caleb spent 2016 touring the world with AC/DC and Guns N Roses. You can expect a new album from Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, with Caleb on drums, in 2017.
What You’ll Learn From This Podcast
What life is like as a member of a band.
The importance of working with people you compliment.
How opportunity finds you when you put your head down and work.
A Few Great Quotes
“Don’t always rely on a metronome. Don’t think that’s the only way.”
“You don’t always get it right the first time… It’s part of the process.”
“Less is always more.”
“Let the space do the talking.”
“It’s the touch on a drum set (that matters most).”
“Angus Young plays really light.”
“Anyone can play 2 & 4, but how do you play it?”
“If you’re in the industry, you know there are a lot of ups and downs.”
Drummers to Check-Out
Chris Slate: epitome of a train, with ACDC. Solid time and feel.
Zoro: How to groove and create a sound from your own touch.
Joey Kramer: Aerosmith’s backbeat.
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown
Guns N’ Roses