Category: Drums

Drum Kit Guide

Buying Drums Playing the drums is a lot more enjoyable when the kit you own matches your personal tastes, skill level and physical traits. The key is knowing what to look for on your buying journey, and this guide has been assembled to help you out along the way. Having a basic understanding of what […]

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7 Essential Drumming Tips for Absolute Beginners

7 Essential Drumming Tips for Absolute Beginners

Learning to play the drums can be fun and exciting. But getting started can be difficult for some drummers – especially those who are very young or have never played an instrument before.  Playing the drums requires a certain level of practice and commitment before your child can fully enjoy its benefits. The following drum […]

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Building a High School Drum Line

In order to create a great experience for students and fully develop a school’s overall music program, there are several factors to consider when building a drum line. One of the first priorities is setting the overall structure of the drum line by determining the quantity of products and demands of the program. A well-balanced […]

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Famous Drummers and Percussionists

If someone asks you “who is the most famous percussionist?” it would be difficult to answer right off the bat without some clarifying question – specifically, what genre? Additionally, if you asked ten people to name the most famous percussionist, you’d probably get ten different answers. That’s all to say that narrowing it down to […]

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How To Read Drum Notes and Sheet Music for Drummers

If you want to learn how to read drum notes, beginning will first need to understand a few basic concepts like the staff, musical notation, and time signature.

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Four Essential Drum Tips for Beginning Students of All Ages

Whether you’re just jamming out on a drum kit or aspiring to hold down the percussion section in an orchestra, these 4 drum tips will help you improve your playing.

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Ten of Our All-Time Favorite Drummers

Foo Fighters drummer, Dave Grohl once said, “I love being a drummer. Everyone thinks you’re dumb. What they don’t realize is that if it weren’t for you, their band would suck.” And it’s totally true. Drummers are considered the backbone of a band and provide a rhythm for the rest of the musicians to follow. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Drumsticks

As a drummer, your drumstick is an extension of your mind. Remember the glory days, when you would play symphonies with mom’s pots and pans scattered about the kitchen floor, with only a wooden spoon to conduct the notes. You can look back fondly to where it all began, and marvel at far you have […]

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The Benefits of Electronic Drums

Electronic drums have been around since the 80s, but have just recently started becoming more popular. Earlier versions of electronic drums were difficult to use and didn’t function like traditional drum sets, but as technology improves in general so does the technology in electronic drums. When it comes to electronic drums there are a lot […]

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How to Buy an Electronic Drum Set

This buyer’s guide will help you decide which electronic drum kit suits your needs and why they can be a great tool to add to your instrument set. Guitar and keyboard players have accepted electronic technology. Drummers can also utilize this same method to take their music to exciting new places! Why use an electronic […]

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