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Technique, Music and Feel, like Peas and Carrots December 09, 2013 Written by Bill Bachman 1781
Using Open Hi-Hats as Fill Ideas August 21, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1495
Protecting Your Hearing August 16, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 891
Sticking Patterns as Endurance Exercises Around the Kit July 20, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1353
Paradiddles as Linear Fills Around the Kit June 18, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 2264
Developing Your Own Voice: Style, Technique, and Expression June 15, 2013 Written by Nicholas Schlesinger 837
Buying Your First Drumset May 21, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 994
Using Number Cells To Create Fills May 13, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1253
Picking Out Your First Pair of Sticks May 06, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1007
Taking Your Playing to the Next Level – Being a Part of the “Rhythm Section” May 03, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1103
10 Myths About Teaching Drums to Young Children July 12, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 6103
Teaching Tip: Substitutes April 11, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1443
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment ... Revisited April 09, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1391
Sound Advice: Words to Practice By February 14, 2012 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1503
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment May 23, 2011 Written by Andy Ziker 2424
Drum Green: In The Practice Room October 07, 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 13381
Tips on Nailing an Audition or "The Sooner You Don't Give a Crap, the Better" July 11, 2010 Written by Mike Radcliffe 13986
The Lost Art of Listening April 06, 2010 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12693
Who Did They Listen To? December 24, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12028
Do You Really Know It? November 27, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12355
Tips For Passing Your Jazz Band Audition March 01, 2009 Written by Andy Ziker 4535
Eliminating Offending Snare Buzz February 23, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 21874
Developing Even, Hand to Hand, Sixteenth-Notes February 15, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 4385
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 4 December 27, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3047
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 3 December 20, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 2781
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 2 December 13, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3002
Getting Your Hands Out of Gridlock December 10, 2008 Written by Matt Self 12644
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 1 December 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14494
Teacher's Workshop: The 3 + 1 Exercise June 11, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14120
Travis Barker Low Remix May 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 21328
Problems and Solutions With Rushing and Dragging November 12, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 9830
Keith Cronin: Building a Cocktail Kit April 01, 2007 Written by Keith Cronin 15582
Find That Tempo! June 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9819
Tips on Transcribing May 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9176
How To Become A Studio-Session Drummer - Part 1 May 13, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28519
Creating Drum Fills May 01, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28769
Jazz Styles January 03, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 7569
Suggested Drumset Study Materials February 02, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 28895
Music Theory ... Do Drummers Need It? February 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16800
Drum Rudiments ... are they important? April 08, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 38344
Promoting Yourself and Your Band August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 7081
The Fine Art of Practice August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 27082
Approaching Record Labels September 18, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 17285
Fever Beats June 24, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8609
Building the Weaker Hand July 13, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 20044
Wood Drum Shells - Hardness, Density February 01, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 13040
Music Careers and Music Degrees May 13, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8554
How To Build Your Own Slit Drum April 30, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 19700
Percussion Duets February 18, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 17402
In The Pocket June 10, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 33910
Mathematical Internal Metronome June 14, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 20152
Desperately Seeking Motivation October 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 9084
How Do You Get A Drum Endorsement? August 06, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 33648
Copyright Law: Learn the Basics January 15, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16242
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