Drum & Percussion Lessons
Drummer Cafe 20th Anniversary
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The Care & Feeding of Cymbals


In this video lesson I explain the various aspects of caring for your cymbals. I cover the basics of choosing and mounting cymbals, proper playing technique for Crash cymbals, and ideas for transporting/storing your cymbals. Lots of good tips and suggestions to help you get the best sound from your HiHats, Ride and Crash cymbals, as well as protecting your investments.


Bart Elliott Bart Elliott is a degreed professional musician and founder of the Drummer Cafe. His 35+ years in the music industry, over 100 albums to his credit, as well as his understanding of contemporary and classical music, makes him a complete and skilled master musician. A highly sought after drummer and percussionist, both live and in the studio, Bart is widely known as a top music educator and gifted teacher, appearing as a guest artist and clinician throughout the USA.