Soon after moving to New York, Jamire put together a list of local musicians he wanted the opportunity to play with. Little did he know, one of the musicians on his list, Pat Metheny, ALSO was keeping a list. And who do you think was on Pat's list of up-and-coming players? Jamire! In this video, Jamire reflects on his first time playing with Pat Metheny -- an experience that would ultimately lead to him joining Pat on a tour in Indonesia!
In celebration of Vic Firth Company's 50th anniversary, we've spent an entire year celebrating Game-Changing Moments in drumming -- including yours! To everyone who shared a story with us this year, thank you! Drumming is a shared experience and we are all brothers and sisters! Your stories have inspired us to continue making the best sticks possible and to continue changing the game for drummers everywhere.
We received thousands of amazing stories this year. Although it was difficult to choose only one story, we're happy to announce that Joe Russomano is our grand prize winner in the Game-Changing Moments contest!Read Joe's Story