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"The Beats Go On" featuring Shelly Manne June 11, 2014 Written by Bart Elliott 447
Using Crossovers in Drum Fills June 06, 2014 Written by Owen Liversidge 755
Technique, Music and Feel, like Peas and Carrots December 09, 2013 Written by Bill Bachman 2322
Using Open Hi-Hats as Fill Ideas August 21, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1749
Protecting Your Hearing August 16, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1134
Sticking Patterns as Endurance Exercises Around the Kit July 20, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1616
Paradiddles as Linear Fills Around the Kit June 18, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 2607
Developing Your Own Voice: Style, Technique, and Expression June 15, 2013 Written by Nicholas Schlesinger 1018
Buying Your First Drumset May 21, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1294
Using Number Cells To Create Fills May 13, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1408
Picking Out Your First Pair of Drumsticks May 06, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1262
Taking Your Playing to the Next Level – Being a Part of the “Rhythm Section” May 03, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1248
10 Myths About Teaching Drums to Young Children July 12, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 7632
Teaching Tip: Substitutes April 11, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1575
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment ... Revisited April 09, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1498
Sound Advice: Words to Practice By February 14, 2012 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1631
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment May 23, 2011 Written by Andy Ziker 2739
Drum Green: In The Practice Room October 07, 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 13543
Tips on Nailing an Audition or "The Sooner You Don't Give a Crap, the Better" July 11, 2010 Written by Mike Radcliffe 14494
The Lost Art of Listening April 06, 2010 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12901
Who Did They Listen To? December 24, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12190
Do You Really Know It? November 27, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12481
Tips For Passing Your Jazz Band Audition March 01, 2009 Written by Andy Ziker 4785
Eliminating Offending Snare Buzz February 23, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 22478
Developing Even, Hand to Hand, Sixteenth-Notes February 15, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 4553
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 4 December 27, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3386
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 3 December 20, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3010
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 2 December 13, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3195
Getting Your Hands Out of Gridlock December 10, 2008 Written by Matt Self 12763
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 1 December 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14796
Teacher's Workshop: The 3 + 1 Exercise June 11, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14301
Travis Barker Low Remix May 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 21559
Problems and Solutions With Rushing and Dragging November 12, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 10341
Keith Cronin: Building a Cocktail Kit April 01, 2007 Written by Keith Cronin 15926
Find That Tempo! June 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 10085
Tips on Transcribing May 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9473
How To Become A Studio-Session Drummer - Part 1 May 13, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28791
Creating Drum Fills May 01, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 29030
Jazz Styles January 03, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 7690
Highly Suggested Drumset Study Materials February 02, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 29827
Music Theory ... Do Drummers Need It? February 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 17007
Drum Rudiments ... are they important? April 08, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 38749
Promoting Yourself and Your Band August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 7223
The Fine Art of Practice August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 27419
Approaching Record Labels September 18, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 17474
Fever Beats June 24, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8734
Building the Weaker Hand July 13, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 20395
Wood Drum Shells - Hardness, Density February 01, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 13333
Music Careers and Music Degrees May 13, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8702
How To Build Your Own Slit Drum April 30, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 20419
Percussion Duets February 18, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 17578
In The Pocket June 10, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 34992
Mathematical Internal Metronome June 14, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 20400
Desperately Seeking Motivation October 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 9348
How Do You Get A Drum Endorsement? August 06, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 34514
Copyright Law: Learn the Basics January 15, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16376
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