Nick Buda is the featured artist on the second Working Drummer podcast. Before moving to the United States, Nick grew up in South Africa. Nick tells about his move to the U.S. as a young teen and, what led him to a career playing drums. While Nick was in high school, he had a chance meeting with Vinnie Colaiuta, who advised him to attend Berkeley to study.
His early career was spent touring extensively with a host of artists including Colonel Bruce Hampton. Later shifting his energies, Nick decided to become a full time session drummer. He talks about the transition and the lessons learned along the way, including recording with Taylor Swift and being true to yourself as a player.
About The Modern Drummer Podcast:
Everything you need to know about being a professional drummer . . . and a few things you may not want to know. Hosted by Matthew Crouse, co-hosted and produced by Mike Jackson: the podcast Working Drummer covers it all in interviews with dynamic pro drummers.