Tag Archives: working drummer

Ronald Dardenboy Darden

Ronald “Dardenboy” Darden – Drummer Interview Series

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

Neil Peart Set

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.

too much stuff!

How to Lighten Your Load and Stop Your Drums from Sliding

From my experience being a semi-pro drummer, playing an assortment of odd gigs in cramped spaces, I’m always trying to lighten my load.