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

Swiss Army Triplet | Drum Lesson | Rudiments

Hey here is my drum lesson for my Rudiment series. Here we look into the one of the best Rudiments the Swiss Army Triplet. Playing the Swiss Army Triplet rudiment is great fun and is a fundamental rudiment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm_DY4Q82Wo   It's the next progression from the Flam Accent so if you haven't watched it check … Continue reading Swiss Army Triplet | Drum Lesson | Rudiments

Swing Music History

It’s post WWII 1945 and we are in the swinging 50’s where music has a clean image and a big sound that’s great for dancing and being social. It’s also mature and sophisticated music compared to guitar based rock n roll but has a definite purpose to entertain, get people dancing and create happy emotions. … Continue reading Swing Music History

Evolution of the Drum Set

It is 1865 and the American civil war has ended, African slaves were freed and began to contribute to the drumming world in terms of rhythms and primitive percussion instruments. Also in America, the place for a drummer in theatrical settings and orchestras was developing where there was a snare drum. But the main thing … Continue reading Evolution of the Drum Set