If you want to get in shape and learn how to play a new instrument, but don’t really have time in your busy schedule, why not try an instrument that will allow you to do both at the same time?
KAT Percussion has introduced a new electronic drum kit: the updated and upgraded KT-200. Stepping away from its longstanding design look of gray cymbals, white pads and a chrome rack, KAT Percussion has turned to a stealthy black and charcoal combination for this new kit, with the only hint of white showing up on the […]
Sabian 14” HH Vanguard Hats offer smooth transition from a fat, meaty “chick” to their inherently dry closed stick sound. Striking in appearance, they are completely raw on the bottom, lathed only on the outside 2″ area of the bow, and lined the rest of the way to the cup. Their complex tone blends well, […]
Included in Modern Drummer magazine’s list of the 25 greatest drum books, Advanced Funk Studies will help take your groove to the next level. With author and renowned drummer Rick Latham as your guide, you’ll learn hi-hat, funk, and fill patterns. Many of the ideas in this book are derived from some of the most […]
Whether you’re a music educator, band or orchestral student, conductor or composer, timpani has been one of the most mystical and misunderstood percussion instruments ever.
Even if you’ve never heard of the term, you know what it is. “Money beats” are the basic drumbeats that keep us grooving in pop, rock, country, dance hit after hit after hit. Rich Redmond is a guy who knows thing or to about hits, because he’s been the drummer on 26 #1 hits. He knows the thing or two abut money beats, too. After all, he’s been the drummer on 26 #1 hits…..
Yamaha showcased more than 75 new products at the 2020 NAMM Show, held January 16-19 in Anaheim, California. The company offered a display of technology and innovation in more than 34,000 square feet of exhibition space, and also put a bright spotlight on its brand promise “Make Waves,” the company’s global pledge to inspire people […]
Auralex® Acoustics, Inc. has announced a new updated version of the HoverMat—a portable acoustic barrier designed for use under drum kits, percussion setups, and other sound producing instruments. Based on customer suggestions and consultation with numerous drummers and percussionists, the updated HoverMat combines Auralex’s SheetBlok Sound Barrier with a non-slip durable fabric that is laminated […]
If you play with David Stanoch you have to groove with David Stanoch. He’s drummed professionally since age 12. A student of masters Elliot Fine, Alan Dawson, Max Roach, Jeff Hamilton, Chad Wackerman and others, he has built an eclectic musical reputation performing with artists from the worlds of jazz, rock, R&B, Broadway, motion picture […]
Drumming has so many different styles and techniques. It’s easy to get stuck in the same old basic rhythms. Getting your hands on a great drum book is a great way to enhance your development. Interested in the 10 best drumming books? Read on! These days, most drummers turn to online tutorials and YouTube channels […]