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Mic Comparison: A Snare Drum Microphone Shootout Written by Bart Elliott 3049
Artist Close-Up: Steve Sinatra Written by Bart Elliott 854
Artist Close-Up: Ron Gannaway Written by Bart Elliott 959
Artist Close-Up: Brett Vargason Written by Bart Elliott 761
Artist Close-Up: George Lawrence Written by Bart Elliott 859
Artist Close-Up: Lee Kelley Written by Bart Elliott 997
Artist Close-Up: Will Denton Written by Bart Elliott 1425
Artist Close-Up: Trey Gray Written by Bart Elliott 1853
Interview with Paul Jennings Written by Bart Elliott 1154
Gretsch at Carnegie Hall: Capturing a Moment In Time Written by Fred W. Gretsch 1155
Interview with Rod Morgenstein Written by Sam Ruttenberg 540
Interview with Daniel Glass Written by Bart Elliott 1473
The BoxKit ...Cajon Reinvented Written by Bart Elliott 1654
Interview with Gary Gauger Written by Bart Elliott 1340
Nashville Drum Show 2012 Written by Bart Elliott 1645
Interview with the Dual Drummers of The Midnight Riders (Nashville, TN) Written by Bart Elliott 1520
The Encouragement of Jim Chapin Written by Dr. Julie H. Grocki 1657
Interview with David Stanoch, Allen Herman & Elliot Fine Written by Bart Elliott 1847
Up Close With Master Drum Engraver, John Aldridge Written by Bart Elliott 1475
Interview with Cymbal and Gong Smith, Matt Nolan Written by Bart Elliott 1565
Getting the Gig: Make Ready For 'The Call' Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1536
Michael Eagle's "A Salute to Marty Hurley" Written by Bart Elliott 1702
DIY: Homemade Mute Pads Written by Andy Ziker 6097
John Riley "Tenor Madness" Drum Solo During Drumset Clinic at PASIC 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 1864
Interview with John Favicchia Written by Bart Elliott 1555
Interview with Aldo Mazza Written by Bart Elliott 1110
Bass Drums, Berlioz and Bubba Written by Sean J. Kennedy 1634
Interview with Andy Ziker @ PASIC 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 1704
Nashville Brady Drum Day, hosted by Fork's Drum Closet Written by Bart Elliott 1981
Nashville Paiste Day, Hosted by Fork's Drum Closet Written by Bart Elliott 1646
Taye Drums' Snare Center Day Comes to Nashville Written by Bart Elliott 1490
Interview with Zoro - "The Big Gig" Book Written by Bart Elliott 1867
Purdue's Big Bass Drum Turns 90 Years Old Written by Bart Elliott 2198
World's Fastest Drummer: WFD World Finals 2011 Written by Bart Elliott 3728
Interview with Billy Kilson Written by Bart Elliott 1700
Interview with Danny Seraphine Written by Bart Elliott 428
Rhett Hendrix and HD Custom Drums Written by Davin McLaird 2149
Rock Band: Making Millions of New Drummers Part Deux Written by Andy Ziker 12565
Titan-Pro Drumsticks: The Most Durable and Innovative Drumsticks Written by Bart Elliott 3731
Artist Close-Up: Pete Abbott Written by Bart Elliott 11720
Cymbal Summit - 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 889
Summer NAMM Show (2010) Written by Bart Elliott 11751
Chicago Drum Show 2010 Written by Bart Elliott 2485
Interview with Gregg Potter Written by Bart Elliott 12192
Sticks 'n' Skins - Tennessee Tour Written by Bart Elliott 2064
Interview with Paul Wertico Written by Bart Elliott 12201
Interview with Benny Greb Written by Bart Elliott 2892
Interview with Bun E. Carlos Written by Bart Elliott 5337
Interview with Denny Seiwell Written by Bart Elliott 2910
Interview with Hannah Ford Written by Bart Elliott 14294
Interview with John Riley Written by Bart Elliott 2936
Interview with Garry Peterson of The Guess Who Written by Bart Elliott 13425
2010 Winter NAMM Show Written by Bart Elliott 3037
Interview with Bill Bachman Written by Bart Elliott 2644
PASIC 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 2812
Cruise Ship 101 Written by Doug Tann 7236
Summer NAMM Show (2009) Written by Bart Elliott 1544
Art & Craft ~ A Working Drummer's Diary | Episode One Written by David Stanoch 2850
Gary Asher - Drum Collector, Teacher and Performer Written by Bart Elliott 5432
Ludwig Drums - 100 Years and Counting Written by Lauren Vogel Weiss 5650
Keeping Time at Ludwig Written by Dave Heim 4301
A Day With Joyful Noise Drum Company Documentary Written by Bart Elliott 15468
Chicago Drum Show 2009 Written by Bart Elliott 5548
Interview with Sib Hashian Written by Bart Elliott 2007
2009 NAMM Show Written by Bart Elliott 1414
Big Band Stimulus Plan Written by Andy Ziker 4040
Alan J.P. Thompson: Drummer, Painter & Sculptor Written by Bart Elliott 2548
Interview with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz Written by Bart Elliott 1447
Brady Day at Fork's Drum Closet - Nashville Written by Bart Elliott 1840
Drummer Cafe Community Drum Groove / Solo Written by Bart Elliott 4435
Billy Ward - In The Studio (2008) Written by Bart Elliott 1143
Interview with JR Baker of SoundSeat, Inc. Written by Bart Elliott 2772
Chicago Drum Show 2008 Written by Bart Elliott 2516
PASIC 2005 Written by Bart Elliott 1839
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