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Single Launch | The Bourbon 5

May 19th 2018 will mark the Bourbon Street 5 single release, "Fancy Man". A brand new funk track created by instinctively funky gentlemen that thrive on good times and infectious grooves. You will receive with your ticket on the night, a Bourbon Street 5 armband which will take you directly to the song! Come join … Continue reading Single Launch | The Bourbon 5

Drumming In Whistle Binkies | Edinburgh

I had a a good gig in the live music bar Whistle Binkies in Edinburgh which went better than expected, due to lack of rehearsals but the band is months old and getting better all the time. The sound is really good and the venue is geared up well for live bands. There is an … Continue reading Drumming In Whistle Binkies | Edinburgh

Inverted Flam Tap | Rudiment | Drum Lesson

Hey here is my next drum lesson for my Rudiment series. Here we look into one of the best Rudiments the Inverted Flam Tap. Playing the Inverted Flam Tap rudiment is great fun and is a fundamental rudiment. It's the next progression from the Flam Tap so if you haven't watched it check it out … Continue reading Inverted Flam Tap | Rudiment | Drum Lesson

Drum Book Guide | Recommended Reading

DRUM BOOK GUIDE | RECOMMENDED READING Learning from books is essential for your learning and progression. Exercise books, style books and concept books are the three types you can learn from. Regardless if you are a player or teacher you are always a student and I feel these are some books every drummer should know … Continue reading Drum Book Guide | Recommended Reading

Guide to looking after your Drums

Looking after your drum set is a vital part of being a drummer. It is a living breathing musical instrument and needs care and attention just as much as any other instrument. It will not only help you sound better and look better but it will save you money in the long run. Prevention is … Continue reading Guide to looking after your Drums

The Birth of Swing Music

New York is described as the birth place of swing music, it’s cool sound and dance feel that originated in America in 30’s and 40’s hit it’s heights in the 1950’s. This is due to it’s two major artists who originally wrote and performed this genres biggest hits, Benny Goodman and Frank Sinatra. This study … Continue reading The Birth of Swing Music