246 – Matt Tecu: Playing “Ideas” in Sessions, Drumming in the Echo In the Canyon Documentary
Matt Tecu is a Los Angeles based studio and live touring drummer. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri. Matt has played on hundreds of recordings and thousands of live concerts world wide throughout the years. He has recorded and/or performed with such artists as Jakob Dylan, Cat Power, Neil Young, Brian Wilson, Stephen Stills, Nora Jones, Beck, Regina Spektor, Stephen Stills, Roger McGuinn, Daniel Lanois, Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne and Sam Morrow to name a few. He presently can be seen and heard in the new documentary/concert film ‘Echo In The Canyon’, as the house drummer for the whole project.
Matt lives in Los Angeles and continues to record and perform with some of musics legends as well as new up and comers like Sam Morrow. He also has taught private drum lessons for years.
In this episode, Matt talks about:
- Serving the song
- Playing “ideas” in sessions
- Echo and the Canyon documentary
- The importance of Ringo
- Matt’s journey
Matt endorses: Paiste cymbals, Pork Pie drums, Aquarian heads and Innovative Percussion