Connecting to an instrumental piece can be challenging, no matter what instrument you play. But, fear not, there are ways to get yourself past the notes and rhythms to the actual music within.
One of the simplest and most effective ways to enrich your chord progressions is through the use of inversions. Depending which note you put in the bass, you end up with chords in first inversion or second inversion:
Choosing the Right Drumsticks —The optimum drumstick for you will depend on your style of music and type of drum kit. To play your best, choose the stick that feels the best and suits your musical purposes.
Making Music breaks down the anatomy of a drum kit to explain what each part of the setup is for and even the history of how each part came to be.
A list of drums and percussion that Making Music is highlighting from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence.
No athlete would think about playing a sport without warming up first. The same applies for musicians, so follow these 5 Warm-Up Rudiments for Drums…