Stick Control for the Snare Drummer

George Lawrence Stone’s Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it first in the top 25 drumming books of all-time. In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving “control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of […]

Money Beats with Rich Redmond

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…..

The Drum Kit Handbook: How to Buy, Maintain, Set Up, Troubleshoot, and Modify Your Drum Set Hardcover – March 15, 2012

Here is the first hands-on, how-to manual devoted to drum sets, providing drummers essential information on buying, maintaining, setting up, modifying, and tuning their drumkits. Written by Paul Blamer, and including forewards by Chad Smith and Steve Gadd, The Drum Kit Handbook is packed with photographs and hard-won advice; it also examines the drum setups […]