accompanying sound files
||- See DrumBum's collection of the best
drum videos online. Videos of drum solos, artist interviews,
hot drumbeats, drum technique, and top drum lesson videos from
your favorite drummers.
||- A grab bag of novelty licks and things including
linear, salsa, double bass, etc. This page is used by Jeff Salem
to help promote his latest publication, "The Book of Licks".
||- A great checklist
of drums "stuff" that we need (or want) at our gigs
with us. What's in your drummer's toolbox?
||- Josh Gottry's
"Virtual Method Book for Percussion".
A fantastic site dedicated to music learning and technique. Lessons
on snare drum, mallets, drumline,
and various drum tips. Lessons
are in PDF and Finale's Music Viewer formats.
||- A terrific
discussion on the never-ending dilemma of undesired snare-buzz,
from Marc Zoutendijk's fantastic and educational drums site.
||- Stick Control! Numerous duplet
and triplet stickings to perfect control and dynamics on drums.
Good fundamental stuff that should be practiced religiously.
||- DrumBum (yea, that's us!) has a ton
of drum tips on this index page to their store site. Contributions
||- A glossary of Music Terms. Emphasis
on classical music. Clean layout with search feature.
to Pro Drum Lessons
||- All you ever
wanted to know about Pipe band drumming. Take the Pipe
band drummer tour and follow the links to Drum Major, Side Drummer,
Tenor Drummers and Bass. Awesome Scottish drumming site.
||- Arm position, form and technique
for playing drumset. Drum video from johnnydrums.com
Find free drum lessons on bass drum technique,
32nd note hi-hat variations, hand independence, off-beat patterns,
funk shuffles and drum and bass rhythms. Drum Lessons database
is a terrific educational resource dealing with snare drum technique,
bass drum technique, marching cymbals, timpani, triangle, xylophone
and more. From beginner to pro drummer lessons for drums and
drumming. All for free!
||- Pro drummer / author, Jake Burton
demonstrates basic grooves, reading drumset notation, basic hand
technique, single and double stroke rolls, double bass drumming
ideas and paradiddle applications to drumset. Scroll to bottom
for free drum lessons.
||- Too cool for words. An awesome drum
lesson editor. The best part is it's free!
||- Scott Laborde covers Speed
Drumming in great length. His fantastic site not only disects
playing fast but also how finger
control plays such a strong role. We'll be adding more of
Scott's great lessons soon. - Thanks Scott
||- Kevin Picone of The Drum Machine discusses
a couple of issues concerning sliding drums.
||- A great article for drum teachers.
Drummer / Instructor, Fran Merante makes the case for counting
||- Another of Fran Merante's drum articles.
This covers a unique phrasing concept for drums.
||- Lessons in Listening. Steve
Anisman shares his published articles. Valuable insight into the
art of listening. He uses many popular songs as examples.
||- Your Left Foot. Another of
Steve's fine drumming articles highlighting the possiblities of
using your left foot to enhance your drumming.
||- Drum Teaching Ideas. Valuable tips
for drum teachers out there. Another great article by Steve
||- There is now a drum links site
with a name you certainly won't forget. It's called "Drum
Links". ;) Many links in all categories including drum
||- Pro drummer / teacher, David Capuzelo
provides free drum lesson samples at his site. Videos include
beginner drumset, rock beats, linear beats, latin (mozambique),
permutation, ostinatos, rolls, and more drumset patterns.
||- The table of common percussion
instruments. Includes tuned percussion, auxillary percussion,
latin percussion, drumset, and more.
||- Lots of drum videos covering
instrument examples, rudiments, and live drummer footage. Not
sure of the language but there's lots of stuff here.
At Drums Database you'll find hundreds of free drum lessons
on numerous drum styles such as big band swing, the cha cha,
swing rock, disco, 50's ballad, the modern ballad, latin rock,
straight rock, waltz, polka, and bossa nova. Many lessons have
midi samples or video to learn from. Check out drumset articles
and drumming lessons from grip technique to ways of practicing
drums to the best drum tuning and dampening techniques. Don't
miss the link to the virtual drum kit where you can play the
||- Building a Drum Riser. How to build
a drum riser. Plans for building include materials, tools, and
assembly. Awesome Drum Riser Plans!
||- Rick Steel of Drum TV shows us something
inspired by Buddy Rich called the "One Handed Roll".
This one handed roll is a bit different from the more recent one
handed roll that involves playing all notes on one drum.
||- Need to know more about micing
drums? Well, start by learning the mics themselves. This article
offers a quick lesson on microphone types.
||- Find Musician
Tips at Leave a Tip.com. New!
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