124 – Brian Ferguson: Drumming for Texas Artist Cory Morrow, The Importance of Subtleties & Nuance, Clinic Touring for Dixon Drums
Brian Ferguson is a studio and live Musician/Drummer/Producer based in Austin, Texas. He began playing drums and percussion at the age of 10 and has never looked back. A consummate student of the instrument and it’s significance to American Music, Brian can be found touring, recording and producing a wide variety of acts.
His deep knowledge of drumming and music allow him to contribute to any musical situation while inspiring the band to play their best. His light sense of humor and punctual professionalism make him an irreplaceable and key ingredient to a wide variety of musical projects.
Brian has performed/recorded/toured with a wide variety of artists including but not limited to: Robert Earl Keen, Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Cory Morrow, Aaron Watson, Stoney Larue, Eleven Hundred Springs, Hudson Moore, Zane Williams, Adam Hood, Jason Eady, Rob Baird, Curtis Salgado, Mike Morgan and the Crawl, Carter Beckworth and Bubba Hernandez.
Currently, Brian is drumming with Performing Artist/ Songwriter Cory Morrow, in addition to his own project The Harvey Kartel. THK is the creative outlet and side project of Brian and Steve Miller guitarist Jacob Petersen.
In this podcast, Brian talks about:
Touring with Texas artist Cory Morrow and dealing with a new born
Flying to China for a clinic tour for Dixon Drums
Trial by fire during his early years of touring
Defining the Texas country music scene and what makes it unique
The importance of subtleties, nuance, touch and feel on the kit
Brian’s producing experience
Balancing artistic expression and being efficient in the studio
Knowing and developing your strengths