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Biography


Self taught session & touring drummer, Rob ‘Beatdown’ Brown has been playing since 1987. Since 2005, Rob has become a favoured online educator well regarded for his uniquely simple breakdown style of teaching. His educational YouTube channel has grown exponentially with number of views exceeding 1,000,000. Professionally, Rob has played with a wide range of artists in the contemporary christian, jazz, R&B, pop-rock and pop-country scenes. He can currently be seen playing with CCMA & OCMA award winning country duo, The Stellas, CCMA award winning and gold selling pop-country artist, Jess Moskaluke and contemporary singer/songwriter, Jacob Moon.

“I’ve always admired the quality and consistency of Paiste cymbals. When the opportunity was presented to me to play the Signature Precisions, I jumped all over it and used them as often as possible. Drums make up only 50% of my setup. My cymbals, being the other 50%, are every bit as much a part of my personal sound. I like to play my cymbals as opposed to just hitting them. Paiste cymbals offer a musicality, clarity, range and tone that I haven’t even come close to getting from other cymbals. I’m totally honoured to be playing them.”