The most common advice I give to all my students is to RELAX and BREATH.
Well I know I haven't been blogging in the past few months, so here's an update on what I've been up to!
Bounce is everything when it comes to playing drums...everything.
I am pleased to offer my first digital download. It's an 8 page beginners guide for anyone starting on drums. I've condensed years of knowledge and experience teaching into this guide meant for all ages and musical backgrounds. Download the PDF below.
How do I practice to achieve the best results? This is the age old question that everyone asks at some point. Of course there's no one way, but there are strong basic fundamentals when it comes to smart practicing. So let me share a few things that have worked for myself and what I say to my students to encourage them....
Here's 10 songs that are great to play along with for 3 different drumming levels. Put on those headphones and go shed!
As the entire world is figuring out how the future will unfold, this is prime time to think creatively and try new things. One of the silver linings of the pandemic I hear from a lot of people who work from home, is the newly found amount of free time they have. If you're fortunate enough to have extra time,...
Space. It truly is the final frontier for drummers. We love hitting as many drums/cymbals as possible as fast as possible. But what if I said there was another way? As I've been getting back into regular teaching, the concept of space (or silence) keeps crossing my mind, so let's talk about it.
As the world has been adjusting to Covid, so have I. I was fortunate enough to return to my previous job where I'm a chef for a non profit that helps feed people in NYC. I never stopped giving lessons and was able to retain a couple students who switched to online sessions.