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No One Said Drumming Is Easy!

A bad day playing the drums is better than not playing the drums at all. But I have good days and I have bad days. Don’t we all? I find, sometimes, as I improve my skills in some areas, that I slip up in areas … Continue reading

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Tribute to Charles Perry

Tribute to Drummer Charles Perry I had the pleasure and the privilege to have studied with Charles Perry in the early to mid 1970’s. This post is a tribute to him. For those of you in the drum community who … Continue reading

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Traditional or Matched Grip – That is the Question

Traditional or Matched Grip From the age of 9, I was taught to use a traditional grip. Frankly, I was oblivious to any other type of grip at that stage in my life and thought this was how it’s done. … Continue reading

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A Brief Trip Down Memory Lane

Early Memories of an Aspiring Drummer It was about 1964. I was in the fourth grade orchestra, as percussionist. I wouldn’t necessarily say I was a percussionist at the tender age of 9; I was just learning to play the … Continue reading

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