Derrick Hodge OnTheGig interview with Ray Spaddy

Derrick Hodge on Sustaining a Music Career

"In the long run, life, Karma, & God has a way of bringing great opportunities to you if you present yourself as worthy," says bassist, composer, producer and Maxwell Music Director, Derrick Hodge.As we sit in his Los Angeles home, we speak...
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R.I.P. Steve Jobs

By now, I'm sure that you already know that one of the most important and influential men in our lifetime has passed away. He had been battling pancreatic cancer since 2004. The world will miss him. Musicians will miss him. There's no doubt that...
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Interview with Jovan Dawkins, Drummer, Producer

Jovan J. Dawkins is a hands on type of musician that is not only heavy in his drum career but also heavy in music production. He has been playing the drums for 19 years and professionally for 7 years. J. Dawkins was born and raised in...
George Spanky McCurdy Interview with Ray Spaddy at OnTheGig

George “Spanky” McCurdy: The OnTheGig Interview

George "Spanky" McCurdy started playing the drums at a young age in church. By the age of 13, he was known for his unique and innovative style of drumming. He has played with an impressive roster of artists including Lady Gaga, Kanye West,...