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"The Beats Go On" featuring Shelly Manne June 11, 2014 Written by Bart Elliott 329
Using Crossovers in Drum Fills June 06, 2014 Written by Owen Liversidge 674
Technique, Music and Feel, like Peas and Carrots December 09, 2013 Written by Bill Bachman 2287
Using Open Hi-Hats as Fill Ideas August 21, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1713
Protecting Your Hearing August 16, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1073
Sticking Patterns as Endurance Exercises Around the Kit July 20, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1557
Paradiddles as Linear Fills Around the Kit June 18, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 2561
Developing Your Own Voice: Style, Technique, and Expression June 15, 2013 Written by Nicholas Schlesinger 990
Buying Your First Drumset May 21, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1256
Using Number Cells To Create Fills May 13, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1387
Picking Out Your First Pair of Drumsticks May 06, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1219
Taking Your Playing to the Next Level – Being a Part of the “Rhythm Section” May 03, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1219
10 Myths About Teaching Drums to Young Children July 12, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 7356
Teaching Tip: Substitutes April 11, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1556
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment ... Revisited April 09, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1478
Sound Advice: Words to Practice By February 14, 2012 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1611
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment May 23, 2011 Written by Andy Ziker 2653
Drum Green: In The Practice Room October 07, 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 13514
Tips on Nailing an Audition or "The Sooner You Don't Give a Crap, the Better" July 11, 2010 Written by Mike Radcliffe 14414
The Lost Art of Listening April 06, 2010 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12863
Who Did They Listen To? December 24, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12165
Do You Really Know It? November 27, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12462
Tips For Passing Your Jazz Band Audition March 01, 2009 Written by Andy Ziker 4750
Eliminating Offending Snare Buzz February 23, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 22378
Developing Even, Hand to Hand, Sixteenth-Notes February 15, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 4528
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 4 December 27, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3360
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 3 December 20, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 2983
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 2 December 13, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3167
Getting Your Hands Out of Gridlock December 10, 2008 Written by Matt Self 12746
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 1 December 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14736
Teacher's Workshop: The 3 + 1 Exercise June 11, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14275
Travis Barker Low Remix May 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 21534
Problems and Solutions With Rushing and Dragging November 12, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 10262
Keith Cronin: Building a Cocktail Kit April 01, 2007 Written by Keith Cronin 15884
Find That Tempo! June 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 10034
Tips on Transcribing May 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9414
How To Become A Studio-Session Drummer - Part 1 May 13, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28736
Creating Drum Fills May 01, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28989
Jazz Styles January 03, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 7670
Highly Suggested Drumset Study Materials February 02, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 29775
Music Theory ... Do Drummers Need It? February 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16967
Drum Rudiments ... are they important? April 08, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 38669
Promoting Yourself and Your Band August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 7198
The Fine Art of Practice August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 27366
Approaching Record Labels September 18, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 17444
Fever Beats June 24, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8715
Building the Weaker Hand July 13, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 20343
Wood Drum Shells - Hardness, Density February 01, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 13275
Music Careers and Music Degrees May 13, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8677
How To Build Your Own Slit Drum April 30, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 20291
Percussion Duets February 18, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 17549
In The Pocket June 10, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 34826
Mathematical Internal Metronome June 14, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 20361
Desperately Seeking Motivation October 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 9299
How Do You Get A Drum Endorsement? August 06, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 34405
Copyright Law: Learn the Basics January 15, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16352
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