Billy Hawn: The Drone Pilot Drummer, Part One

Billy Hawn, drummer & percussionist for Brett Young, Colbie Caillat, Katy Perry as well as a host of other incredible musicians, sits down to talk about drone piloting, morning routines, the rigors of touring 200+ days out of the year and why he thinks about the sound of a fork hitting a glass more than you’ve ever thought about your 401K. We talked for SO LONG that we had to split this interview up into TWO parts.

In Part One, we talk about Billy’s approach to continuously having work (which, as a ‘freelance’ musician, takes WORK), the Minneapolis music scene that he cut his teeth in and the time he shipped a desktop computer to LA via Delta cargo!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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