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Technique, Music and Feel, like Peas and Carrots December 09, 2013 Written by Bill Bachman 1729
Using Open Hi-Hats as Fill Ideas August 21, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1486
Protecting Your Hearing August 16, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 875
Sticking Patterns as Endurance Exercises Around the Kit July 20, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1335
Paradiddles as Linear Fills Around the Kit June 18, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 2238
Developing Your Own Voice: Style, Technique, and Expression June 15, 2013 Written by Nicholas Schlesinger 831
Buying Your First Drumset May 21, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 982
Using Number Cells To Create Fills May 13, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1239
Picking Out Your First Pair of Sticks May 06, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 995
Taking Your Playing to the Next Level – Being a Part of the “Rhythm Section” May 03, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1097
10 Myths About Teaching Drums to Young Children July 12, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 6007
Teaching Tip: Substitutes April 11, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1434
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment ... Revisited April 09, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1373
Sound Advice: Words to Practice By February 14, 2012 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1496
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment May 23, 2011 Written by Andy Ziker 2410
Drum Green: In The Practice Room October 07, 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 13380
Tips on Nailing an Audition or "The Sooner You Don't Give a Crap, the Better" July 11, 2010 Written by Mike Radcliffe 13950
The Lost Art of Listening April 06, 2010 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12685
Who Did They Listen To? December 24, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12019
Do You Really Know It? November 27, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12343
Tips For Passing Your Jazz Band Audition March 01, 2009 Written by Andy Ziker 4515
Eliminating Offending Snare Buzz February 23, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 21826
Developing Even, Hand to Hand, Sixteenth-Notes February 15, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 4377
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 4 December 27, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3000
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 3 December 20, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 2767
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 2 December 13, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 2989
Getting Your Hands Out of Gridlock December 10, 2008 Written by Matt Self 12639
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 1 December 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14466
Teacher's Workshop: The 3 + 1 Exercise June 11, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14109
Travis Barker Low Remix May 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 21316
Problems and Solutions With Rushing and Dragging November 12, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 9800
Keith Cronin: Building a Cocktail Kit April 01, 2007 Written by Keith Cronin 15565
Find That Tempo! June 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9801
Tips on Transcribing May 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9156
How To Become A Studio-Session Drummer - Part 1 May 13, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28498
Creating Drum Fills May 01, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28748
Jazz Styles January 03, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 7561
Suggested Drumset Study Materials February 02, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 28852
Music Theory ... Do Drummers Need It? February 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16776
Drum Rudiments ... are they important? April 08, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 38294
Promoting Yourself and Your Band August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 7074
The Fine Art of Practice August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 27054
Approaching Record Labels September 18, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 17271
Fever Beats June 24, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8604
Building the Weaker Hand July 13, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 20020
Wood Drum Shells - Hardness, Density February 01, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 13019
Music Careers and Music Degrees May 13, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8543
How To Build Your Own Slit Drum April 30, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 19660
Percussion Duets February 18, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 17392
In The Pocket June 10, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 33830
Mathematical Internal Metronome June 14, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 20141
Desperately Seeking Motivation October 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 9074
How Do You Get A Drum Endorsement? August 06, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 33490
Copyright Law: Learn the Basics January 15, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16231
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