News: John Macaluso Italian Clinic Tour

John Macaluso Italian Clinic Tour

"Celebrating the reunion of the critically acclaimed band ARK, John Macaluso will be doing a drum clinic tour in Italy (September 25 - October 10). John will be performing drum clinics featuring the "Drumming Of ARK". He will be demonstrating grooves, fills, solos and ARK's writing and recording process. John will be performing with play along music tracks as well as playing solo.
Macaluso is also an independent touring and studio recording drummer who has recorded over 200 al- bums. Some of his credits include Yngwie Malmsteen, TNT, James LaBrie (Dream Theater), Riot, Starbreaker, KRS-1, George Lynch, Union Radio, Delmar Brown (Sting), Chris Caffery (Trans Siberian Orchestra), Vitalij Kuprij, Alex Masi, MAV (Heroes Temporis), Powermad, Spread Eagle, "Wild At Heart Movie" and more.
John will also be doing part of his clinic on how it is to work as a studio drummer/touring independent artist and give tips on recording albums, getting gigs, working with producers, touring stories and helpful hints. Also included in the clinic will be a drummers chop builder section. John will show techniques and practice methods to help drummers build hand and foot speed, play with click track, double bass, odd time grooves, world rhythms and more.
Macaluso released a drum book called "Repercussions" that was endorsed by Joe Franco (Good Rats), Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden) and Bobby Jarzombek (Halford). Macaluso will be demonstrating sections of the book at the clinic as well. He will close with a question and answer section.
All clinics will feature an opening performance by Dario Ciccioni. At the age of 26, Dario is currently a full time member of three bands (empYrios, Hartmann, Twinspirits), has been a member of the VicFirth Edu- cation Team Roster since 2008, continues to participate in various projects as a freelance studio artist, and is equipped with a rapidly expanding resume packed with collaborations, recordings, tours, and numerous endorsements including VicFirth sticks, Paiste cymbals, Shure systems, and Glory Bound Ink clothing."