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Tosh “The Drummer”

My whole thing is that I practice all the time and I still do practice all the time. All day every day. And I just wanted to be so good that I could play anything. I think that’s really important. And it’s also really important to have your own style. If you just try to […]

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John Anthony Turner

Yeah, gospel is more about “pocket”. When I was coming up gospel music was solid. That’s what it created in a lot of drummers like me and others that stay out in L. A. They learned how to be solid. In gospel there’s different genres. I grew up under the quartet gospel feel which is […]

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What Can Drumming Do for Your Health?

The results are undeniable. These exciting discoveries should empower all of us to be proactive in promoting the art of drumming as the ultimate tool for health and healing. Old stigmas are dissolving, and we, as drummers, have the opportunity to not only create great music but change the world for the better.

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Harry Partch: Woodworker and Composer

Back in the 1990s, in a cramped out of the way basement deep in the bowels of San Diego State University, I got to hear a pure, mathematically perfect musical interval for the first time. The sound came from a pump organ, modified by musical heretic Harry Partch.

Benson Music Launches New Direction – Innovative Music Products!

Benson Music is the inventor of KickStrap, the best solution to stop drum and pedal creep, and is currently working on the Day Tripper (secret soon to unfold). Combining Benson Music’s innovative products along with other innovations in music gear will be an exciting direction in an industry saturated with big box retailers selling only […]

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The Neil Peart Drum Kit No Longer Cool?

99.9% of drummers are working drummers playing small gigs, hauling their drum set around in a small car, having to pack it up, load it in, pack it back up and load it out themselves.