Freddie Gruber Interview - Part 1

This is a four-part interview honoring the legendary drum teacher Freddie Gruber. Freddie discusses coming to LA in the first time in 1949 with a travelling band and how he liked the area, which ten years later was to become his home in the beginning of his teaching career. They discuss stories when Don met Freddie in 1959 and moved into his guest house a few year later. Freddie reminisces about his early childhood days in New York, as a teenager sleeping on a park bench, and how his drumming career began. This is the first in many amazing stories that are truly unique to the life and legend of Freddie Gruber.

Freddie Gruber Interview Part 1

Freddie Gruber Interview Part 2

Freddie Gruber Interview Part 3

Freddie Gruber Interview Part 4