Education: for teachers and students
Instruments and Add-ons
|Drum Strike Zone Template||The Strike-zone template marks the six key spots on your snare drum, that the pros use to make a wide range of essential drum sounds.|
|Head Scratcher Snare Drum||View a demo and explanation of Wes Crawford's HEAD SCRATCHER snare drum.|
Teaching Tools & Activities
|Drumset Play-Along||This band needs YOU! A whole band of pros needs you to play the drum track. Play along with the DVD. Plus you'll learn about the music business in a highly entertaining format|
|Games||Learning the fun way, with games that get you improvising and thinking like a composer, without the stress of performing in class|
In-School Educational Performances
|Envirodrum||This group performs the 3 R's: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle -- on household items and a crazy mix of bins. Find out about school programs.|
|Podcasts||Get first-hand insights into the creative process and how musicians build successful careers|
|Drumset Tutorials||Go step-by-step to learn something new, like creating a marketable video of your own|
Drum lessons that build your skills AND make you laugh? They're here!A Rhythmic Murder Mystery
To solve this, you'll have to listen for clues like you've never listened before. Try it!
Successful musicians describe how they moved up in the music world
|Scott Ambush||Wes Crawford||Donny Greundler||Billy Ward|
Tutorials: Text and videos get you started practicing, jamming with others and playing great solos -- now.
Learn to Play Drums Video Tutorials [video] A packed, skill-building video series gets you setting up your drums, learning some basic patterns, and building up to some advanced fills.
"Soloing on the Drumset: Methods and Devices" Ramping up for some drum solos? The basic idea is to simply have some method behind your madness and mayhem. This article explores 3 methods for approaching a drum solo to help you build up to an exciting climax for your listeners, just like a good story.
"So you want to make your own drum video." (downloadable .pdf) This is an UPDATE of the same article published in Drum Pro Magazine. Learn every step of creating a DVD to sell, from finding the right idea to scripting to creating your DVD master.