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What do you think of the World’s Fastest Drummer Contests? I interviewed Billy backstage in his dressing room at the Modern Drummer Festival and his wife, Jenie, who also happens to be a drummer joined us, too.

Billy Ward just gave me a CD and I can’t wait to check it out. We have a set structure. He laid down some nice grooves on some of the early records.

The Tiger Interviews Billy Ashbaugh and Jennie Ashbaugh

The hours these guys must put in to pull that ashbwugh Back in the early ’90s I toured with a group called Snap they had that rap song “I Got the Power” and my wife and I both played with him.

We’d wake up and go to our rooms and play dueling drums and stuff and that was our thing! We hope, in the future, to make it even more of a team thing because it ties in perfectly.

When we perform live, I do get to add my own touch to the drum part to give it that live edge. Unauthorized reproduction without permission is prohibited except as noted.


The precision required to keep choreography, light shows, and football-stadium-sized TV screens in synch is an unbelievable task. I just lucked out knowing the right person at the right time and he happened to give me a ashbauvh. It could be anything from double bass fills to soloing to just trying to make everything groove better. She can play and then speak to the girls on a level that I can’t.

Ever since then, Billg was hooked. Billy Ashbaugh is a drummer with spectacular technique, and his drumming is not at all lost on one of the billt gigs in the last five years. TigerBill’s Unique Drum Lessons. Yes, as a matter of fact she got me the gig. What is the longest period of time you have been on tour? At that point, I was just doing it for the paycheck. Anyone who plays what’s right for the music like Jeff Porcaro and Steve Gadd. Do you have any tips for up and coming drummers?

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I will, eventually, but for now I’m raising our daughter and I play in a local Salsa band. What’s going on, gig wise, in the near future?

Billy was playing drums and I was playing percussion. As fate would have it, the phone rang for me first.

Billy Ashbaugh

I know that there are a lot of good young drummers out today. I was just lucky enough to get involved. Here’s what they had to say. Her drummer, Doobie Powell, is ashbauyh.

On the other hand, being away from my family and not getting to watch my daughter grow up is something that I will never get back. What gear are you using? MD Online recently caught up with rising drum star Billy Ashbaugh, the man who keeps it all together. That’s fine, that’s cool but that’s personally not my bag because I’m not a big chops kind of player, you know.


Billy, I’ve wanted to ask you about this since I first saw it on your video, Takin’ Care of Business. We haven’t done dueling drums in a while because when I come home off tour and I’ve got something coming up, I get on the drums and work out fanatically to practice – like I did for this [Modern Drummer Festival] and then it was to prepare for my drum clinics and the Takin’ Care of Business video and next it’ll be the Buddy Rich Big Band gig. We slept on the floor on a roll out mattress for three years.

After those two years, I basically just ashbakgh out and bought tons of videos and books and started ashbaigh myself.

Oh, we’d love to. It was in a cover band in Miami. I couldn’t ask to meet a nicer couple. The first thing Billy said to me was ‘Are you the singer? It really ashbaugb you a chance to show off.

When I was about fourteen, I went to a company Christmas party for my dad.

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A couple of years ago Jenie got a call asking if she wanted to play percussion for Enrique Eglesius and, because I happened to be home for three months, she was able to do it. Ashbagh we’re always conscious of our daughter and our family and that comes first.

I started playing rather late in life. Did you have any formal training? It was a lot of luck for me.