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#024 Fred Satterfied: Grammy Winning Drummer of the Oak Ridge Boys

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Fred Satterfield is a Grammy & Dove Award-winning drummer, and graphic Illustrator. Fred was the Oak Ridge Boys' drummer for 20 years, winning 2 Grammy's, 2 Music City News Awards for Band of the Year, 1 CMA Award (along with 7 other nominations), and contributing to 35 Top 40 Hits including 25 #1's. He's made 4 appearances at the White House for 3 sitting Presidents, and 25 appearances on the Tonight Show. In additional to his musical acumen, Fred is also an accomplished illustrator, having produced more than 4 dozen coloring books for Dalmation Press, and numerous album covers for Benson Publishing. He is currently illustrating the graphic novel versions of C.G. Cooper's popular Corps Justice Series. We cover a ton of fascinating topics in this episode including: • Starting as a professional touring drummer at the age of 15 • Causing a Secret Service incident at the White House while testing out the bass drum • Entertaining Ringo Starr on the Tonight Show • Having Jay Leno open for the Oak Ridge boys while he was an up-and-coming comic • How the Oak Ridge Boys helped pioneer HBO's concert series • Getting sponsored by Pearl Drums after having his own drums stolen • Playing jingles in New York City for a series of commercials with Larry Bird • Recording the theme songs for the '84 Olympics • The mechanics, logistics, and creative requirements of playing on a studio recording sessions • The pros and cons of using click tracks in the studio • How being in the right place at the right time led to a career transition as an illustrator • Breaking into the graphic design business by designing Jimmy Buffett's first tour t-shirt • Learning the proper mindset to be a successful creative professional by studying Kenpo Karate with Elvis Presley's head of security • And so much more!
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Fred Satterfield is a Grammy & Dove Award-winning drummer, and graphic Illustrator. Fred was the Oak Ridge Boys' drummer for 20 years, winning 2 Grammy's, 2 Music City News Awards for Band of the Year, 1 CMA Award (along with 7 other nominations), and contributing to 35 Top 40 Hits including 25 #1's. He's made 4 appearances at the White House for 3 sitting Presidents, and 25 appearances on the Tonight Show. In additional to his musical acumen, Fred is also an accomplished illustrator, having produced more than 4 dozen coloring books for Dalmation Press, and numerous album covers for Benson Publishing. He is currently illustrating the graphic novel versions of C.G. Cooper's popular Corps Justice Series. We cover a ton of fascinating topics in this episode including: • Starting as a professional touring drummer at the age of 15 • Causing a Secret Service incident at the White House while testing out the bass drum • Entertaining Ringo Starr on the Tonight Show • Having Jay Leno open for the Oak Ridge boys while he was an up-and-coming comic • How the Oak Ridge Boys helped pioneer HBO's concert series • Getting sponsored by Pearl Drums after having his own drums stolen • Playing jingles in New York City for a series of commercials with Larry Bird • Recording the theme songs for the '84 Olympics • The mechanics, logistics, and creative requirements of playing on a studio recording sessions • The pros and cons of using click tracks in the studio • How being in the right place at the right time led to a career transition as an illustrator • Breaking into the graphic design business by designing Jimmy Buffett's first tour t-shirt • Learning the proper mindset to be a successful creative professional by studying Kenpo Karate with Elvis Presley's head of security • And so much more!
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