A lot of drummers don't really sit down to practice their instrument, but rather just sit down to "play." Just sitting down to play what you already know is fun and can be great for maintaining certai...
If you have been playing drums for any length of time at all, then you can teach someone else what you know. You might say, "Yeah, but I don't know enough, or play well enough to teach." You know mor...
When your band plays a song, do you play that song the same way every time? If not, you should. Here's why... It can all be summed up into one word called "predictability." So many drummers will n...
There are many ways to increase the quality of your drumming and they can all be summarized into these 3 vital keys... 1. Develop ConfidenceMany wanna-be musicians will choose the drums because they ...
How can you expand your opportunities to be the best drummer you can be? Most drummers will say by practicing... and by practicing a lot. While it is true that practice is essential, the key to expand...
As for beginning drummers, the whole concept of drumming is coordination. It's learning to do more than one thing at a time. As a child, do you remember trying to pat your head and rub your tummy at t...
Setting: Sitting around the late evening sacred fire with Grandfather Red Hat.Tonight the sacred fire seems especially warm and inviting. We squeeze into the circle, and sit on a log close to Grandfa...
Every musician currently living on the Planet Earth would love nothing more than to wake up tomorrow in the midst of their glorious peak of superstardom. But, as Rome wasn't built in a day, neither i...
Music lessons have been talked about for years. The importance of them cannot be over stated. There are many approaches and ideas about music and if lessons actually help. A private tutor is like a Pe...
Native American hand drums are among the most famous cultural icons in the world. For centuries Native people relied on their belief in the special power of drums for the most important things in lif...