Jason Bittner

Jason Bittner, started taking formal drum lessons at the age of ten years old, however he had been banging on pots, pans, and garbage cans since he was about five. A native of Albany, NY, he continued to take lessons and perform in his middle school and high school jazz and orchestra ensembles before heading off to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in 1988.

Hudson Family Portrait - Namm 2010

NAMM 2010: Photo Gallery

It was great to catch up with old friends at NAMM last week. Check out a photo gallery of Hudson artists and friends at NAMM 2010, including Derek Roddy, Stanton Moore, Thomas Lang, Pete Lockett, Chad Smith, Jason Bittner, Jojo Mayer, Steve Smith, John Blackwell, Rob Wallis, Paul Siegel, Ian Croft, Mike Portnoy, Carmine Appice, Joe Bergamini and Jason Gianni.

Let’s Get Technical!

Smokin’ Chops. Many of us want them but few are fortunate enough to have them. On the other hand, there are those who think you don’t need much technique to play the drumset or that it just gets in the way. For this session of Drum Masters we asked some of today’s most respected drummers why they think working on hand and foot technique is important. According to them, it’s essential to becoming a better player and well worth the effort. Here’s a sampling of what they said.

Shadows Fall Contest Launches

Hudson Music and Yeah Management team up to present the Shadows Fall “Countdown to Retribution” Contest! Win prizes from 24 sponsors including Hudson, Ibanez, Tama and more!