ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Dave Elitch first gained notoriety touring with the American progressive rock band The Mars Volta in 2009-2010. Since then he has lent his talents to Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, M83, The 1975, Juliette Lewis, Big Black Delta, and many others. An established LA session player, Dave has performed on various records, syncs, and film scores for major motion pictures, including “Trolls” and “Logan.” He also conducts masterclass lectures worldwide and keeps a busy private teaching practice in Los Angeles. Dave has developed a reputation as the technique/body mechanic specialist and has helped many of the industry’s top players and educators expand their vocabulary, overcome physical/mental barriers and get out of their own way.
ABOUT THE CLINIC: Getting Out Of Your Own Way
Dave has has developed a reputation as the technique/body mechanic specialist for drum set. By being as efficient as possible in regards to conservation of motion and energy Dave will demonstrate and discuss ways to remove our bodies from the equation and let the instrument do the work. Dave will show how the more relaxed the player is, the better your time, tone and feel will be through posture, grip, and mechanics.