Steven Wolf | Drum Recording & Programming Virtuoso


Steven Wolf (also known as simply, Wolf) has a distinctive skill-set on the drums with such versatility that he’s become the go-to drummer for a long list of the world’s top recording artists and producers. His virtuoso drumming and world class drum programming can be heard on records by Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Beyonce and Aretha Franklin, to name only a few. In addition to drumming and programming, he’s also an accomplished producer, songwriter, and remixer.

It’s evident in Wolf’s playing that he takes music and drumming incredibly serious. This is exactly why we’re excited to jump into this episode’s podcast. We interviewed Wolf about his thoughts and perspective on playing, recording and programming drums for some of the world’bg biggest recording artists, certainly an episode you won’t want to miss.

Wolf’s website is listed below where you can listen to numerous recordings he’s been a part of drumming, producing, and programming. We highly encourage you to spend a few minutes listening to songs Wolf’s been a part of to increase your understanding of his versatility, creativity, and expertise. It will enable you to appreciate this interview that much more.

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What You’ll Learn From This Episode

    • The importance of taking care of your body
    • How drums are approached on a major pop record
    • An inside look at what it’s like to be part of a major pop session
    • How cool David Garibaldi and Steve Jordan are (but you already knew that)
    • How to get into drum programming


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Names Mentioned

      •  Billy Cobham
      • Tony Williams
      • Roger Lin
      • Prince
      • Mike Caffrey
      • Alicia Keys
      • Dr. Luke
      • Max Martin
      • Avril Lavigne
      • Pink
      • Katy Perry
      • The Veronicas
      • Miley Cyrus
      • Artie Smith
      • Ross The Drum Doctor
      • Tony Thompson
      • Q-Tip
      • Mark Ronson
      • Dap Kings
      • Daniel Merryweather
      • Steve Jordan
      • David Garibaldi


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05 Jan

Posted by on January 5, 2017 • Filed under About Us, Interviews, Podcasts

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