Chris Lesso and LTR

FOCUS | CONFIDENCE | SELF EXPRESSION through DRUMMING Chris Lesso is an expert on optimizing the power of drumming to improve focus, confidence, and self expression in music and in life. LTR (Life Through Rhythm) is an attitude and way of life, brought forth through drumming compositions, musical performance, and education, using drumming as a Read more about Chris Lesso and LTR[…]

The Rhythm Of Practice

‘Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.’  Spartan Warrior Creed This is about taking a deep look at THE PRACTICE OF YOUR PRACTICE. The small acts you do daily can have a dramatic affect over a lifetime. These practice concepts are universal, and can be applied to any area you want to improve, from Read more about The Rhythm Of Practice[…]

modus factor ‘Still I Rise’ LIVE featuring Maya Angelou

Live and improvised at The Rex, Toronto, Nov 2017 is the song ‘Still I Rise’ featuring Maya Angelou from modus factor’s album ‘The Picasso Zone’ on Browntasauras Records. Get it HERE: (also on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, etc) https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/modusfactor modus factor is: Chris Lesso: drums Brownman: trumpet Ian DeSouza: bass

modus factor LIVE | improvised groove creation in the moment

Live and improvised at The Rex, Toronto, Nov 2017 is a spontaneous DnB groove LIVE in the moment. modus factor’s latest album is ‘The Picasso Zone’ on Browntasauras Records. Get it HERE: (also on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, etc) https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/modusfactor modus factor is: Chris Lesso: drums Brownman: trumpet Ian DeSouza: bass

‘Have No Style As Style’ | Bruce Lee, Steve Gadd, Drumming, & Life

‘Having no style as style’ ironically makes you more of who YOU really are! BE LIKE WATER, adapting to any situation in the present moment. In drumming, Steve Gadd epitomizes this, being a MUSICIAN first, drummer second, enhancing any situation he is placed in. Have the courage to express YOU, your own uniqueness, specialness, and Read more about ‘Have No Style As Style’ | Bruce Lee, Steve Gadd, Drumming, & Life[…]

“Can You Play A Whole Note?” Serving The Song with Leland Sklar | Bruce Lee Mindset To Music

Doing more with less, leaving space, and playing with simplicity comes with maturity over time. This is the Jedi part of what makes music powerful! Another variation on ‘Be Like Water’ theme in taking Bruce Lee’s philosophy to music, this is about getting rid of your ego, and being a servant to the song; this Read more about “Can You Play A Whole Note?” Serving The Song with Leland Sklar | Bruce Lee Mindset To Music[…]