Category Archives: Drum Advice

Benefits of Playing in a Band

  Drummer in BandDrummers Benefit from Playing in a Band

One of the best ways to improve as a drum set player is to play drums in a band. Most large cities have websites for bands seeking musicians. To find bands seeking drummers in Sheboygan, try Bandmix.

Creating Your Own Drum Parts

Developing the ability to create your own style of drum parts on-the-fly is essential for a modern drummer. Continue reading

Which Drums to Learn

Which Drums to Learn

New drummers are excited to learn drums, but don’t always know which drums they want to learn. Drums are percussion instruments. There are many percussion instruments. Drummers can be attracted to a musical setting such as a rock band or drumline, or to an instrument such as drum set or marimba. Some percussion instruments are used in multiple musical settings while others have specific applications. This page lists percussion instruments that are common for drummers in the USA and shows the musical settings in which the instruments are played.
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School Band Might Not Challenge Ambitious Drummers

School Band Might Not Challenge Ambitious Drummers

Don’t Like School Band?

Ambitious drummers can find an alternative to quitting.

I had a disappointing spell about a year into drum lessons where I almost quit. Lucky for me, beginning the drum set was right around the corner, and playing drum set was the main reason I wanted to play drums. Once that happened, I was unstoppable.
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The Best Way to Learn Drums

The Best Way to Learn Drums

Learning to Play Drums – Advice for the Beginning Drummer

Especially when beginning, drummers need help entering the universe of drumming. From techniques to terminology to equipment, trying to learn drums without the guidance of a proficient drum instructor is inefficient. Get started right and progress faster with a private drum teacher.
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What You Need to Learn Drums

What You Need to Learn Drums

In order to learn drums, it is necessary for drummers to practice the lessons and techniques assigned by their drum teacher. In order to practice your drum lesson, it is necessary to have some equipment available for your use. Continue reading