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"The Beats Go On" featuring Shelly Manne June 11, 2014 Written by Bart Elliott 300
Using Crossovers in Drum Fills June 06, 2014 Written by Owen Liversidge 648
Technique, Music and Feel, like Peas and Carrots December 09, 2013 Written by Bill Bachman 2276
Using Open Hi-Hats as Fill Ideas August 21, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1705
Protecting Your Hearing August 16, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1062
Sticking Patterns as Endurance Exercises Around the Kit July 20, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1545
Paradiddles as Linear Fills Around the Kit June 18, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 2549
Developing Your Own Voice: Style, Technique, and Expression June 15, 2013 Written by Nicholas Schlesinger 983
Buying Your First Drumset May 21, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1244
Using Number Cells To Create Fills May 13, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1381
Picking Out Your First Pair of Drumsticks May 06, 2013 Written by Andy Ziker 1206
Taking Your Playing to the Next Level – Being a Part of the “Rhythm Section” May 03, 2013 Written by Owen Liversidge 1214
10 Myths About Teaching Drums to Young Children July 12, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 7284
Teaching Tip: Substitutes April 11, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1548
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment ... Revisited April 09, 2012 Written by Andy Ziker 1472
Sound Advice: Words to Practice By February 14, 2012 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1606
20 Aspects to an Ideal Teaching Studio Environment May 23, 2011 Written by Andy Ziker 2642
Drum Green: In The Practice Room October 07, 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 13508
Tips on Nailing an Audition or "The Sooner You Don't Give a Crap, the Better" July 11, 2010 Written by Mike Radcliffe 14393
The Lost Art of Listening April 06, 2010 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12851
Who Did They Listen To? December 24, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12159
Do You Really Know It? November 27, 2009 Written by Sean J. Kennedy 12456
Tips For Passing Your Jazz Band Audition March 01, 2009 Written by Andy Ziker 4743
Eliminating Offending Snare Buzz February 23, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 22342
Developing Even, Hand to Hand, Sixteenth-Notes February 15, 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 4524
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 4 December 27, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3354
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 3 December 20, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 2980
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 2 December 13, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 3162
Getting Your Hands Out of Gridlock December 10, 2008 Written by Matt Self 12741
Teacher's Workshop: It's All About Rhythm - Part 1 December 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14721
Teacher's Workshop: The 3 + 1 Exercise June 11, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 14272
Travis Barker Low Remix May 06, 2008 Written by Andy Ziker 21522
Problems and Solutions With Rushing and Dragging November 12, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 10232
Keith Cronin: Building a Cocktail Kit April 01, 2007 Written by Keith Cronin 15870
Find That Tempo! June 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 10023
Tips on Transcribing May 20, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 9403
How To Become A Studio-Session Drummer - Part 1 May 13, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28723
Creating Drum Fills May 01, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 28981
Jazz Styles January 03, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 7666
Highly Suggested Drumset Study Materials February 02, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 29752
Music Theory ... Do Drummers Need It? February 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16955
Drum Rudiments ... are they important? April 08, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 38648
Promoting Yourself and Your Band August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 7191
The Fine Art of Practice August 08, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 27349
Approaching Record Labels September 18, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 17439
Fever Beats June 24, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8711
Building the Weaker Hand July 13, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 20334
Wood Drum Shells - Hardness, Density February 01, 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 13260
Music Careers and Music Degrees May 13, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 8666
How To Build Your Own Slit Drum April 30, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 20255
Percussion Duets February 18, 2004 Written by Bart Elliott 17545
In The Pocket June 10, 2003 Written by Bart Elliott 34793
Mathematical Internal Metronome June 14, 2006 Written by Bart Elliott 20350
Desperately Seeking Motivation October 22, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 9286
How Do You Get A Drum Endorsement? August 06, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 34379
Copyright Law: Learn the Basics January 15, 2002 Written by Bart Elliott 16345
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