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  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Mozambique 5/4……For Sure!   3 days, 9 hours ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we explore adding to the “Mozambique” rhythm to create a 5/4 time signature. Have fun taking your favorite rhythms, and putting a time signature a “spin” on them. Thanks for watching!

  • Kevin Prince wrote a new blog post: Left hand groove exercise   6 days ago · View

  • Todd Walker commented on the blog post It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time   6 days, 20 hours ago · View

    Thank you very much Kevin!

  • Kevin Prince commented on the blog post It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time   1 week ago · View

    Great video Todd!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time   1 week, 2 days ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a studio tracking session to a tune using a 6/8, and Half-Time feel throughout the form. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: So-Fi Solo/Fill Idea   2 weeks, 2 days ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a short solo/fill idea using a combination of  eighths ,and eighth note triplets. Thanks for watching!

     

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Halftime Show! Linear Triplets   3 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a lesson using Eighth Note Triplets in 4/4 time (Linear)  to create a “Half-Time” feel. The sticking is RLL-RLF-LRF or (LRL)-RLF. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Wailin’ with Halen (actual track minus drums/play along)   3 weeks, 2 days ago · View

       In this performance video by Todd Walker, we do a flashback to the great 1981 tune “Unchained” by Van Halen off the Fair Warning album. tracking/recording  and mixing  to this actual play along took me back to my teenage rockin’ years! Hope you enjoy it!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Insight/Approach “Discipline For Simplicity!”   3 weeks, 4 days ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker, Todd shares some of his insight/approach that he has used throughout his drumming career, along with a studio performance displaying performing “simple”. “Discipline For Simplicity!”. Thanks for watching.

  • Mark Walker posted an update:   3 weeks, 6 days ago · View

    Playing tonight with OREGON at Teatro Bucci in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
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  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: In Da’ Pocket 1970′s – Soul/Funk   3 weeks, 6 days ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker, we take a short performance video of “playing in the pocket”!  Just Groove! Thanks for watching!

  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: The Practice of Practice   4 weeks ago · View

    We have all been told that practice makes perfect and to achieve perfection one must practice for hours everyday.  I am not about to say that I have a quick fix that will lessen your practice time but I do have a method that will improve your chances of achieving your goals.  I’ve seen too [...]
  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: Vic Firth Launches Rudiment App for Android and iOS   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailThe Vic Firth mobile app is your one-stop-shop for drumming education and entertainment! Available for Android and iOS, the app gives you immediate access to a library of Vic Firth mobile publications. New issues appear automatically in the library as they become available. Current publications within the Vic Firth mobile app include THE RUDIMENTS and the VIC FIRTH [...]

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Funk-Touch Up!   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a Funk groove in 4/4, with some very simple rhythmic embellishments (accents/ghost strokes). Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Alianza-Big Band/Studio Performance   2 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we take a look at a studio/tracking performance to the tune “Alianza”. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Intro Groove “Led Boots” Jeff Beck Live w/Vinnie Colaiuta   2 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we will look at the 4-Bar intro played by Vinnie Colaiuta, on the  the Jeff Beck tune  ”Led Boots” (Live at Ronnie Scott’s club). Thanks for watching!

  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: New for 2014: VicKick Beaters™   3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailIntroducing the New VicKick Beaters™ Known for having the most comprehensive line of sticks and mallets in the business, Vic Firth Company is always aiming to offer players the highest quality implements for all of their performing needs. Built on that principle, the new VicKick™ line is designed to raise the standard for drum set bass [...]

  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: New for 2014: Matt Greiner Signature Stick   3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailIntroducing the New Matt Greiner Signature Stick Matt is best known as the drummer for the metalcore band, August Burns Red. In addition to power, precision and speed, a great sense of groove is always present in Matt’s playing, earning him accolades all over the world. “I’ve enjoyed playing the Vic Firth 3A and other models [...]

  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: New Andrew Markworth Mallets for 2014   3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailIntroducing two new Andrew Markworth mallets! As an instructor, arranger, composer and show designer, Andrew Markworth’s talents have been showcased with some of the very best ensembles in the DCI, WGI and BOA arenas. Most recently, his show design and instruction helped propel the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps to the 2013 DCI World Championship! [...]

  • Web Team wrote a new blog post: NEW Products for NAMM 2014!   3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailVic Firth Company, the world’s largest and leading manufacturer of drumsticks and mallets, is proud to announce several new products for 2014! Press releases and high resolution images can be found below. For press inquiries, please contact andrew@vicfirth.com. VicKick Beaters™ DOWNLOAD Official press release and high resolution product images. Available in felt, wood and fleece, VicKick Beaters™ [...]

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