022 – Brian Fullen: Tracking Drums at Home for Producers Overseas, Being an Educator but Always Learning, Balancing Music and Family
Brian Fullen is a veteran drummer who’s lived in Nashville for many years and worked for many artists including Shania Twain, Peter Frampton, Bob Carlisle, Allies, The Imperials, Vince Gill and Larry Carlton just to name a few. As a first call studio drummer, Brian’s session work covers artist projects to movie sound tracks to music for TV commercials. Brian’s been expanding his home studio work with sessions supporting chart topping Australian artists that have been at the forefront of an Australian country music renaissance. Some of these artists include Australian X-Factor finalists and Toyota Star Maker winners from 2013 and 2014.
Brian’s family has deep musical roots and at the age of fifteen, he was working professionally as a drummer. Studying in Columbus Ohio at Capital University and later receiving a Masters of Art from the University of Memphis, Brian used his educational experience to become a respected educator himself. As well as teaching at Belmont University in Nashville for twelve years, Brian has authored three well received books, Bass Drum Essentials for the Drumset, Contemporary Country Styles for the Drummer and Bassist and Jazz Standards for Drumset.
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This interview was conducted June 19th 2015