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Sunday, November 28, 2021
CYMBALISTIC: Seattle cymbal meet - Tuesday Dec. 7
CYMBALISTIC: Small meet happening in Seattle on the evening on Tuesday December 7th , for the purposes of hanging out, playing and selling...
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Metal in 6/8
Following up on this post about that 80s Heavy Metal triplet groove — a student who is mainly a Metal drummer requested some help working o...
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Robyn Flans fundraiser
Scott Fish has shared a fundraiser for fellow former Modern Drummer writer Robyn Flans— her name was all over MD in the 80s, and she's a...
Monday, November 22, 2021
World's shortest jazz solo exercise
A quick little item— I know I've posted it before in other forms, maybe this time will be the best. For jazz students, this may be the m...
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Very occasional quote of the day: figuring things out is an inexact science
“You might come up with a way to play something somebody else played, with completely different sticking. You might try to duplicate it, but...
Friday, November 19, 2021
CYMBALISTIC: Second Line Chinese cymbal!
CYMBALISTIC: Oh, I also have for sale a sweet little 14" Second Line Chinese cymbal— paper thin, at 550 grams. It took awhile for Cym...
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Gaps in our counting system
In the comments on that extremely valuable izquierdadiddles post , a friend of the site from the Czech Republic remarked on stickings in hi...
Monday, November 15, 2021
Funky 7s on the drums
Some street-beat style 7 stroke roll related things that came up spontaneously when I was practicing today. This had a little bit of a funky...
Friday, November 12, 2021
CYMBALISTIC: New Turks are in!
UPDATE: Videos are up! CYMBALISTIC: I just got some great Cymbal & Gong custom Turks in stock— two 20" jazz rides, two 17" ...
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