Hello friends, I'm happy to share that I've expanded the Beginners tab (now called Beginner Drums 101) to include some free sheet music downloads to help you get started. Check out the link below.
I hear this sentiment all the time from adults when they first contact me. It is like clockwork, some version of "I've loved music since I was a kid but never had the opportunity or time to learn the drums". Well my friends, now is the time.
This is a subject that I have reflected on a lot. There's no single formula for teaching because there is no single formula for learning. While I absolutely believe in methods, the avenues in how they arrive are completely up in the air and vary widely.
Beginners Guide the Sequel (The Subdivision Strikes Back)
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....