Bill Bachman has studied percussion performance
at the University of North Texas and is a graduate
of the Berklee College of Music. He has played
quads in the University of North Texas' indoor
drumline, and in the Cadets of Bergen County
Drum and Bugle Corps.
Bill's awards include Drum Corps International's
1st place percussion with the Cadets at the world
finals in 1994, Drum Corps International's over
all runner-up in 1994 and 1995, the Percussive
Arts Society's 1994 tenor individual competition
runner-up, and 1st place at the Percussive Arts
Society's 1996 Indoor Drumline Competition with
the University of North Texas. Bill has instructed
with many award winning groups including the
Bluecoats, Blue Knights, and Carolina Crown in
his 12 years touring with Drum and Bugle Corps.
Bill is the author of the books Quad Logic,
Rudimental Logic, and Bass Logic, and producer
of the instructional drum DVD, Reefed Beats — all
of which are available from RowLoff Publications.
Recently, Bill completed a new instructional
DVD entitled Rudimental Beats, designed to take
ALL drummers to the highest level.
Bill Bachman is the designer of Vic Firth's