I really like to explore different sounds and see what kind of possibilities I can get out of the drum set. I’m more of a percussive player. I like to add textures and different sounds. I really love exploring that area of drumming as opposed to only a simple set up with a few options […]
Ronald Darden is what I’d consider a pocket drummer. He learned to play in the church and you can tell that by listening to his solid funky groove. He’s a drummer forging out a musical career by hard work and perseverance
“When I was having so much trouble breathing the doctors were telling us if we can’t get this under control it could go south really quickly and we are actually talking about my funeral..”
Of course, this list is just a start. Wynton Marsalis, Tony Iommi, Dick Dale, Eric Gales, Albert King, Nick Bowcott — there are countless left-handed musicians out there. Who’s your favorite left-handed musician? Who would you add to this list?
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.
For years my drum would slide and move on stage, even when I had spurs solidly spiked on carpet. Somehow, after a few songs my bass drum would manage to move forward.
Garfunkel talks about the painful process of regaining his voice, and the future of Simon and Garfunkel
Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE
Total subscribers of music streaming more than doubled from year ago — to 22.6 million from on-demand services, such as Spotify and Apple Music, which went through its first full year of operation
Music also can have a calming effect. Certain songs can distract us while also decreasing our levels of stress hormones.