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The Dave Weckl "Weekend Hang" Livestream is Back!

Dave has brought back his amazing "Weekend Hang" livestream! The livestreams will run on a monthly basis (as per Dave's busy schedule) and will be viewable by subscribers to the Dave Weckl Online School:

Dave's livestreams are great. He broadcasts from his new home studio in full HD with multiple cameras that cover his fusion, bop, and "Buddy Rich" kits. He plays, teaches, and takes your questions via chat.

Not a member of the school? Did you let your subscription run out? It's easy to sign up.

Just go here and choose a plan. Monthly access is $30, six months is $165 and a full year is $300. You can cancel at any time. Works on Mac/PC/iOS app (Teachable) and contains more than 60 hours of lessons. If you're on Facebook, you subscribers can join Dave's private group to upload videos, get personal answers from Dave, and enjoy the community.

Try it out!

From the "Tower of Inspiration" One Hour Lesson
2024 Dates!

August 28
The Dave Weckl STL
Groove Contingent

featuring Dave Weckl (drums), John King (bass), Rocky Mantia (keys/vox),
Teddy McCready (gtr/vox), Jim Stevens (alto sax), and Fred Vigdor (tenor sax)!
City Winery St. Louis
3730 Foundry Way
St. Louis, MO 63110
Click here for more information!

September 4-6

Bill Evans Band
featuring Dave Weckl, James Genus, Kevin Hays and Til Bronner
Blue Note Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Click here for more information/tickets!

Dave Weckl/Tom Kennedy Project European Tour
featuring Eric Marienthal and Stu Mindeman
Preliminary Dates!

October 19
Tversted Jazzy Days - Klitgården
Tversted (DK)
Click here for more information!

October 22
IF Performance Hall Besiktas
Istanbul (TK)
Click here for more information!

October 24
Steinegg Live
Collepietra (I)
Click here for more information!

Get all the dates here!
2024 Tour Dates!

Make sure to check out the updated 2024 tour page! Dave will spend the year performing with Stanley Clarke, John Patitucci and Joey Calderazzo, James Genus, Kevin Hays, Til Bronner, Tom Kennedy, Stu Mindeman and more!

Go here to see the schedule in-progress!
NEW! "Struck By Lightning" Play Along Now Available!

"Struck By Lightning" is a great tune by Supersonic Tortoise featuring Dave, Gary Meek (sax/keys/composer/producer), Paul Pesco (guitar/co-producer), Luis Conte (percussion) and Dan Robbins (bass).

The play along version of this tune, including a one hour video lesson + chart, is included in The Dave Weckl Online School, which also features 60+ hrs. of lessons, play alongs and more! Subscribe now:

Or, you can purchase the chart + play along mixes for drums, keys, bass, guitar, sax and percussion here!

Dave Weckl Drumming Clinics + Intensives in Europe!

Dave is celebrating 40 years with Yamaha Drums by doing clinics and Intensives all over the world!

Intensives will be limited to just 12 or less attendees, making this an intimate learning experience. Dave will focus on ergonomics, technique, and musicality. All ages and playing levels welcomed! Just bring your favorite sticks and, if you have them, a practice pad and stand.

Upcoming dates:

October 23, 2023

House of Music
Revaler Straße 99
DE 10245 Berlin, Germany
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: €315
Limited to just 12 people!

October 26, 2023

Bonzo Locales de Ensayo
C. Bruselas, 5D,
28232 Las Rozas de Madrid,
Madrid, Spain
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: €315
Limited to just 12 people!

October 30, 2023

Acustica S.R.L.
Via Eduardo Scarfoglio, 75
80125 Napoli NA, Italy
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: €315
Limited to just 12 people!

Click here to register! Hurry: registration is first come/first served.
Dave Weckl/Tom Kennedy Project: Europe 2023!

The incredible Dave Weckl/Tom Kennedy Project, featuring Stu Mindeman (keys) and Eric Marienthal (sax), will tour Europe in April and May, 2023.

The band will hit Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Belgium, and Italy!

Click here for all the information on the tour page!
Detroit Area! Come to Dave's Three Hour Intensive!

June 25, 2023
The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

1109 S. Washington
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067
1:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $249 (plus $10 credit card fee)

Dave Weckl will be running an amazing small group Intensive on June 25, 2023. The class will be limited to just 20 attendees, making this an intimate learning experience.

Dave will focus on ergonomics, technique, and musicality. All ages and playing levels welcome! Just bring your favorite sticks and, if you have them, a practice pad and stand.

Click here to register! Hurry: registration is first come/first served.
Study with Dave at Drum Fantasy Camp 2023

Dave Weckl will join Larnell Lewis, Gary Husband, and Dave Garibaldi, plus a world-class band at Drum Fantasy Camp: August 4-8 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA!

You spend one full day in a class of just 20 with each drumming instructor. At night, you'll sit in with a band that features Hagar Ben Ari (bass), Chrissi Poland (vocals), Stu Mindeman (keys), and Vinny Valentino (guitar). There's also an opening concert that features all four instructors sitting in with the band.

Space is LIMITED. Go here to learn more and register:
  LIVE on October 23: The Dave Weckl StL Big Band Contingent!

Dave is excited about the very first concert of his new big band! The all-ages show will take place in his hometown of St. Louis on October 23 and feature the area's best jazz players!

Pattonville High School
2497 Creve Coeur Mill Road
Maryland Hts., MO 63043

Click here for tickets!

Check out some footage of the band's very first rehearsal, below!

  NOW AVAILABLE! Dave Weckl Band Live Album

The Dave Weckl Band is back with a new live album!

The show was recorded in Dave's home town of St. Louis in the summer of 2019. A featured act at the Chesterfield Jazz Festival, the band featured Dave Weckl (drums), Jay Oliver (keyboards), Tom Kennedy (bass), Buzz Feiten (guitar), and Gary Meek (saxophones).

This is a digital release available on all major streaming platforms! Go HERE for direct links to this album!

Two videos from the performance are below. The full video is available right now as part of the Dave Weckl Online School. Subscribers ($30/month) can find it in the live shows are of the school. Click here to subscribe!

01 The Zone
02 Big B Little B
03 Mud Sauce
04 101 Shuffle
05 Tribute
06 What Happened to my Good Shoes?
07 Song for Claire
08 Rhythm-A-Ning (Live/Drum & Bass Duet)
09 Synergy
10 Tower '99
11 Access Denied
12 The Chicken (Digital Only Bonus Track)

The Zone

Big B Little B

Private Zoom Lessons with Dave Weckl!

Dave Weckl is offering private one-on-one lessons on Zoom. Drummers of all ages and playing levels are welcomed!

You can work on anything you want! Have Dave assess your playing and come up with a plan. Or, tell him what you want to work on. It's an amazing opportunity to get invaluable insight into improving your playing.

Click here to learn more and to request a lesson with Dave.
NEW! Songs and Play Along Packages from Dave Weckl

Dave has two NEW tunes that he has released during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both are available as play along packages in both the Dave Weckl Store for $4.99 each. These package are also included for subscribers in the Dave Weckl Online School!

The first tune, entitled "In 5," features the great Steve Weingart on keys! The second tune is "Songo Mikele," a remake of a tune from the Dave Weckl Acoustic Band release "Of The Same Mind."

The play along packages include play along mixes (with and without click) and a chart. If your subscribe to the Dave Weckl Online School, you also get a 90 minute lesson on how to play the tune!

Go here to download the full play along package! Go here to subscribe to the Dave Weckl Online School, which features this package and 40+ hrs. of instructional content!

"Songo Mikele"

"In 5"
  Dave Weckl Band Live in St. Louis 2019!

The Dave Weckl Band reunited at the Chesterfield Wine and Jazz Festival (St. Louis) in June, 2019. The lineup featured Dave, Jay Oliver, Tom Kennedy, Buzz Feiten, and Gary Meek.

You can stream the entire 11 song HD oncert in the Dave Weckl Online School. One tune, "Big B Little B," has a full lesson and play along package in the school. Streaming is just $30/mon and includes the concert and more than 35 hours of lessons, play alongs, and more.

Go here to learn more and subscribe. You can canel at any time.

"Big B Little B"
  Spring 2020 Clinics and Intensives

Dave will be conducting large group clinics and small group "Intensives" on the West coast this spring.

In each city, the first day will be a traditional large group clinic. Day two will be a small group "Intensive" limited to just 12 people. Attendees will have the opportunity to work closely with Dave in an intimate setting. The cost for Intensives will be $395 for the day. All ages and playing levels welcome!

SPACE IS LIMITED! Click here to learn more, register, and pay.
NEW! Recording/Mixing Course Added to the Dave Weckl Online School!

The Dave Weckl Online School continues to grow! The latest course: Recording and Mixing Your Drums.

Dave is well-known for achieiving a great recorded drum sound. But he is also in demand for mixing and producing music. With more than four hours of content, this course puts you in the studio with Dave to cover his entire studio process!

In the Recording section, Dave goes over his approach, sets mics, checks phase, gets sounds, adjusts tuning, and then records a track. The Mixing section puts you behind the board with Dave - mixing a NEW Tom Kennedy tune and paying attention to all instruments (not just drums). You'll even explore Dave's approach to using plugins. It's deep!

Click here to learn more/subscribe to the Dave Weckl Online School!

The school features more than 30 hours of content, from setup and tuning to hand/foot technique, musicality, full play alongs, guest teachers, live footage, and more!

  AccessCuba with Dave Weckl

Dave completed an incredible trip to Havana that took place January 13-18, 2019!

The trip was a "musical exchange" where Dave and a small group of travelers met and listened to amazing Cuban musicians. Dave performed at three concerts during the trip and did a great clinic that included a duet with the great Dafnis Prieto!

You can read more about the trip and view dozens of photos here!

The Dave Weckl Online School is NOW OPEN!
The Dave Weckl Online School offers a comprehensive and completely updated HD video curriculum for drummers of all levels!

It includes lessons on hand and foot technique, ergonomic drum setup, tuning, guest instructors, play alongs, exclusive tour footage (with lessons from the hotel), and a private Facebook group so that you can interact directly with Dave, industry pros, and fellow members of the school!

Drummers: click here to learn more and subscribe!
Instructors: click here to learn about Dave's valuable affiliate program!

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  Dave Weckl Play Alongs
Dave has created several play along packages that allow drummers to practice to Dave's tunes and record their own versions. They include: the song, a chart, a play along mix, and a video of Dave's actual session! Click here to purchase products recorded with Jay Oliver, Gary Meek, Oz Ezzeldin, Oz Noy and Will Lee, and George Whitty with Ric Fierabracci!
Dave Weckl Online School
Preview Dave's amazing subscription-based learning site!
(Learn more and subscribe here!)

Dave Weckl and Jay Oliver
Flies On The Studio Walll DVD Preview
(Purchase the full DVD here!)

Click here to open Dave's YouTube page!
Dave Weckl Akoustic Band

Dave has an amazing live DVD of his acclaimed Acoustic Band performing at Catalina Jazz Club! 11 tunes, including seven original compositions and a full drum solo piece! Click here to learn more and purchase the DVD and album CD!

Flies on the Studio Wall
DVD and Blu Ray

Go behind the scenes with Dave and Jay Oliver as they compose, rehearse, and record their 2014 CD Convergence! You'll see the making of "Higher Ground, " Jay's trip to Ireland, drum solos from each tune, and biographical backgrounds on Dave and Jay. Raw, funny, and very entertaining with more than two hours of footage! Click here to learn more and purchase!