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One of the things I try to do (but don’t do often enough) is videotape myself when playing gigs. I think there are a few reasons I don’t do this more often; one, it is another thing to think of besides the gear and all the other stuff that comes along with a gig, and … Continue reading
I have recently decided to restart piano lessons; it has been a long time since I studied with anyone and am looking forward to the process. I consider myself a pretty disciplined individual in terms of practice and am always (or almost always) enthusiastic about growing as a musician, buy in the case of the … Continue reading
Yesterday I had a rehearsal which again reminded me the importance of being able to play a variety of styles convincingly. The rehearsal was for an upcoming gig where three different songwriters would be featured; each writer has a distinctly different style in their song choices. There were songs that leaned more towards the contemporary … Continue reading
I recently had a new student come to take a lesson at my home studio; she had traveled a long distance to take the lesson, so we scheduled several hours for the day. I always enjoy teaching students like that, b/c I know they are serious about drumming and want to learn as much as … Continue reading
Hello readers, I recently had the opportunity (along with a few of my students who came with me) to attend a drum clinic featuring legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff. It was a great clinic, with Kenny doing what he does best; laying down the groove with power, confidence, and capability. Kenny has been a major player … Continue reading
Learn Drums Live is now offering the option for students to purchase custom made video lessons based on their requests. Whether you are a pro that is stuck in a rut and want some fresh ideas, a beginner that wants to get an introduction to the rudiments and how to apply them to the drumset, … Continue reading
I recently put together another drum lesson video featuring some playing from one of my favorite drummers, Vinnie Colaiuta. This video demonstrates Vinnie’s playing on the song “Cowboys and Indians” by Nik Kershaw. Enjoy!
I have recently created two new drum lesson videos: One on the grooves of James Brown, and the other on the intro to Led Zeppelin’s the Wanton Song. Enjoy!
Between June 1st and August 1st 2012, Learn Drums Live is offering two one hour lessons for the price of one for any new students ; a $35 value! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and don’t forget to mention this discount.
Most drummers, afeter a period of time playing, will experience some sort of pain related issue that affects their ability to perform. As we age (and I often feel mine!) these issues can become more and more of a problem that impact of love of drumming. The reason I bring this up because I recently … Continue reading