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Mic Comparison: A Snare Drum Microphone Shootout Written by Bart Elliott 3047
Artist Close-Up: Steve Sinatra Written by Bart Elliott 850
Artist Close-Up: Ron Gannaway Written by Bart Elliott 954
Artist Close-Up: Brett Vargason Written by Bart Elliott 758
Artist Close-Up: George Lawrence Written by Bart Elliott 857
Artist Close-Up: Lee Kelley Written by Bart Elliott 993
Artist Close-Up: Will Denton Written by Bart Elliott 1420
Artist Close-Up: Trey Gray Written by Bart Elliott 1845
Interview with Paul Jennings Written by Bart Elliott 1151
Gretsch at Carnegie Hall: Capturing a Moment In Time Written by Fred W. Gretsch 1152
Interview with Rod Morgenstein Written by Sam Ruttenberg 533
Interview with Daniel Glass Written by Bart Elliott 1467
The BoxKit ...Cajon Reinvented Written by Bart Elliott 1651
Interview with Gary Gauger Written by Bart Elliott 1335
Nashville Drum Show 2012 Written by Bart Elliott 1643
Interview with the Dual Drummers of The Midnight Riders (Nashville, TN) Written by Bart Elliott 1517
The Encouragement of Jim Chapin Written by Dr. Julie H. Grocki 1652
Interview with David Stanoch, Allen Herman & Elliot Fine Written by Bart Elliott 1843
Up Close With Master Drum Engraver, John Aldridge Written by Bart Elliott 1472
Interview with Cymbal and Gong Smith, Matt Nolan Written by Bart Elliott 1564
Getting the Gig: Make Ready For 'The Call' Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1535
Michael Eagle's "A Salute to Marty Hurley" Written by Bart Elliott 1699
DIY: Homemade Mute Pads Written by Andy Ziker 6081
John Riley "Tenor Madness" Drum Solo During Drumset Clinic at PASIC 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 1858
Interview with John Favicchia Written by Bart Elliott 1554
Interview with Aldo Mazza Written by Bart Elliott 1107
Bass Drums, Berlioz and Bubba Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1630
Interview with Andy Ziker @ PASIC 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 1701
Nashville Brady Drum Day, hosted by Fork's Drum Closet Written by Bart Elliott 1979
Nashville Paiste Day, Hosted by Fork's Drum Closet Written by Bart Elliott 1641
Taye Drums' Snare Center Day Comes to Nashville Written by Bart Elliott 1487
Interview with Zoro - "The Big Gig" Book Written by Bart Elliott 1863
Purdue's Big Bass Drum Turns 90 Years Old Written by Bart Elliott 2197
World's Fastest Drummer: WFD World Finals 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 3725
Interview with Billy Kilson Written by Bart Elliott 1696
Interview with Danny Seraphine Written by Bart Elliott 425
Rhett Hendrix and HD Custom Drums Written by Davin McLaird 2147
Rock Band: Making Millions of New Drummers Part Deux Written by Andy Ziker 12562
Titan-Pro Drumsticks: The Most Durable and Innovative Drumsticks Written by Bart Elliott 3729
Artist Close-Up: Pete Abbott Written by Bart Elliott 11714
Cymbal Summit - 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 888
Summer NAMM Show (2010) Written by Bart Elliott 11749
Chicago Drum Show 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 2482
Interview with Gregg Potter Written by Bart Elliott 12189
Sticks 'n' Skins - Tennessee Tour Written by Bart Elliott 2061
Interview with Paul Wertico Written by Bart Elliott 12197
Interview with Benny Greb Written by Bart Elliott 2886
Interview with Bun E. Carlos Written by Bart Elliott 5333
Interview with Denny Seiwell Written by Bart Elliott 2908
Interview with Hannah Ford Written by Bart Elliott 14288
Interview with John Riley Written by Bart Elliott 2932
Interview with Garry Peterson of The Guess Who Written by Bart Elliott 13416
2010 Winter NAMM Show Written by Bart Elliott 3034
Interview with Bill Bachman Written by Bart Elliott 2641
PASIC 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 2810
Cruise Ship 101 Written by Doug Tann 7230
Summer NAMM Show (2009) Written by Bart Elliott 1542
Art & Craft ~ A Working Drummer's Diary | Episode One Written by David Stanoch 2848
Gary Asher - Drum Collector, Teacher and Performer Written by Bart Elliott 5426
Ludwig Drums - 100 Years and Counting Written by Lauren Vogel Weiss 5647
Keeping Time at Ludwig Written by Dave Heim 4299
A Day With Joyful Noise Drum Company Documentary Written by Bart Elliott 15465
Chicago Drum Show 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 5544
Interview with Sib Hashian Written by Bart Elliott 1998
2009 NAMM Show Written by Bart Elliott 1411
Big Band Stimulus Plan Written by Andy Ziker 4035
Alan J.P. Thompson: Drummer, Painter & Sculptor Written by Bart Elliott 2546
Interview with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz Written by Bart Elliott 1444
Brady Day at Fork's Drum Closet - Nashville Written by Bart Elliott 1838
Drummer Cafe Community Drum Groove / Solo Written by Bart Elliott 4429
Billy Ward - In The Studio (2008) Written by Bart Elliott 1140
Interview with JR Baker of SoundSeat, Inc. Written by Bart Elliott 2770
Chicago Drum Show 2008 Written by Bart Elliott 2514
PASIC 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 1836
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