I met Kirk on the first or second day of the Big Drum Bonanza. Kirk came off as kind of an easygoing, soft-spoken individual, but as a repeat attendee of Thomas’ boot camps and the way he handled the insane drumming workouts, he completely means business and is a very serious drum practitioner. He literally seemed un-phased after a non-stop, intense drumming session that lasted about an hour. That was nuts.
And on the final day, Kirk gave a great recap of his experience of the event: