Need a gift for a drummer? With the endless amount of drum equipment, drumsticks, and accessories, non-drummers are sure to be confused by the prospect of buying gifts for drummers. And you thought playing drums was hard.
Having the right equipment and materials is essential for becoming a drummer. Part of learning to play drums is knowing where to begin. There is a vast assortment of drum learning materials and drum equipment. Learning what to use is a daunting task. Having a drum teacher solves the problem of not knowing where to start. Continue reading →
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. Don’t worry, the equipment required is minimal and can be very inexpensive, especially if you consult your drum teacher for advice. Here I will explain what is required to begin taking drum lessons, and what may be required as you progress as a drummer. Continue reading →
This article will describe how to use the toms and snare drum from your drum set as a substitute for timpani when practicing at home. If your school or orchestra can not accommodate your timpani practice schedule, practicing at home can be a life saver. Continue reading →