Q&A with Zev
Which musician would you like to play with?
Which musician has influenced you the most?
What can you teach me better on your instrument than any other teacher?
How to find your own path, to learn to be the best version of yourself that you can be!
How did you learn to play your instrument?
I started taking lessons when I was 5, but I really started to learn when I began playing with other people a lot.
What equipment do you play on today?
I play on many different drums and cymbals including a vintage Pearl, a Monteneri custom and a Sonor drum set with Ludwig, Tama, Pearl, and Premier Snares.
Which personal trait helped you the most while practicing?
Patience is so important.
What does your instrument have that others don't?
You get to hit drums!
How do you handle children?
What has been your greatest experience as a musician so far?
Its so hard to think of just one. Getting to meet and know many of my drumming heros in Los Angeles has been incredible. Also being a part of such a amazing community of musicians is so inspiring!
What was the biggest stage you played on?
It could be the Wiltern in Los Angeles, or playing a live drum solo on E News if that counts.
Which record would you take with you to the desert island?
An audiobook of outdoor survival strategies :)
Besides music, what else is important in your life?
I love nature, dogs, people, food and all forms of art!
Jazz, Rock, Funk, Folk, Classical, Pop
Level(s) Comfortable Teaching
What languages can you teach in?
What's your age?