Jim in action playing at Bill Rotella Drum Studio, before beginning Master Class.
On Sunday Apr. 22, 2001, Jim Chapin holds master class at studio, Jim is one of the great Jazz artists of our time, and recent Modern Drummer Magazine interview and winner of numerous Awards! 20 drummers, loaded with sticks, pads, Jim,s Coordination book, and camaras, sit through a 4 hour session with the master. Jim covered technique, coordination, and told numerous stories, as Jim can only do. Half way through session, a break for coffee, and some lunch. Then at end of session door prizes. Sabian, Vic Firth, Remo, sent fylers and prizes for all present.H3>
Winner of the Sabin 16" crash cymbal(Bruce Cyr).L.R.Bill Rotella, Jim Chapin, and Bruce Cyr.
Jim demonstrating his techniques used in his book "Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer" Gary Tazzara Looking on.
Group picture after Master Class
Bruce Cyr and Ray Santovasi,during break.
Back to work, Jim at the practice pad, demonstrating "Moeller method", and hand studies given out to all in attendance.
Picture shows other half of group of drummers.
Kyle Reese winner of SABIAN Shirt, given out as a door prize, with Reggie Jackson in background, going over his music studies.
Jim Relaxing after a long session.
Jim and Bill, Good show, everyone had a great time.
Watch for other Master Classes, being held in the Future.