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  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Dawn Richardson newly published book, Kid’s Rock Drum Method   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    Dawn’s newly published book, Kid’s Rock Drum Method , will serve to introduce young students to drumming and help instructors and parents still searching for the optimal tool to teach the young beginner. This book balances hands-only work for dexterity with drum-kit and limb coordination study for the young beginner and strives to make drumming fun, educational and rewarding. The [...]
  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Stanley Kay Swingin’ Scholarship   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    Stanley Kay is well known for his on-going stint as manager of the Buddy Rich Band and also for drumming in Buddy’s stead. Throughout the 1940s, 50s, & 60s Stanley played for musical greats Patti Paige, Frankie Laine and Josephine Baker. He went on to conduct and create acts for show biz icons Maurice and [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: New Book from James Hester   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    ThumbnailVic Firth artist James Hester has authored a book entitled “Mind over Meter”. “I began writing the book a long time ago, although initially the ideas were just for me to work on – stickings to help me play certain subdivisions. Then I started mixing them up and incorporating the bass drum. I found I was able to improvise fills and linear grooves [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: 3 of a Perfect Pair Music Camp   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailThree musicians. Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, and Pat Mastelotto. It’s fair to say that collectively among them they have helped create some of the history of modern rock music. Imagine how many records they have collectively been a part of, the artists they have worked with, how much music they have created within King Crimson and [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Heaven’s Basement Announces New Lineup   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailHeaven’s Basement are about evolution, growth and reaching new heights. Coming into 2011, drummer Chris Rivers and the band are excited to do just that.  “2011 will see us bust open the doors and unleash everything that Heaven’s Basement holds to stages across the UK and beyond” Having toured across Europe playing hundreds upon hundreds of [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Mauricio “Topo” Espindola   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailMauricio “Topo” Espindola was born November 29, 1975 in the city of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He began playing drums at age 11 and at 15 began studying with local teachers. Later he studied under Marcelo Mira (The Guarros / Memphis Blusera) and Jorge Araujo (Divididos / Gran Martell) among others. As a Musician: He starts [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Sheven Morris   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailSheven Morris was most recently the drummer for Ron Isley “Celebration Tour”. Previously he played drums for Jackson Browne, Keb Mo, Hugh Masekela, Natasha Bedingfield, Melisssa Etheridge, Michelle Branch, Fantasia Burrino, Faith Evans, Shwayze, and many others. Sheven began playing the drums at the age of four where he was taught by his God Mother who [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Chris Powell   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailChris Powell was born in Redlands, California on December 22 nd, 1977.  He was born into an already musical family.  His father, Roger Powell, an accomplished guitar and banjo player, started him off with his first drum set at age eleven where Chris honed in his skills with his brother, Leroy Powell, a guitarist and songwriter for [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Van Williams   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailVan Williams is the drummer for Nevermore and Pure Sweet Hell. Van Williams hails from New York where he began his music career in various local bands, later relocating to Seattle, Washington in 1993. After auditioning for a band called Nevermore (ex Sanctuary) they recorded a 4 song demo and were soon signed onto Century Media [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Matt Mingus   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailMatt was born in Antioch, CA on January 5th 1989.  He started playing the drums at age 9 in the school band and continued in concert/jazz/marching band until the end of high school.  He began to play and jam rock music with friends, however it was not drums he was playing.  Initially, Matt really wanted to [...]

  • ThumbnailThe Drummers’ Studio celebrated it’s 1st Anniversary on February 5th 2011 featuring individual and group performances along with exciting announcements for their busy 2011 school year and 2 week Summer Drum Camp. The Drummers’ Studio has become Metro West’s #1 choice for Drum Instruction and with it’s state-of-the-art facility and groundbreaking “See it, Hear it, Read [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Zoro @ Rick Stojak's Drum Studio, March 19th & 20th   3 years, 5 months ago · View

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  • Ken Marino and Vito Fraccalvieri will be presenting a drum clinic at Guitar Center, Commack on Thursday February 24, 2011. Presented in conjunction with Vic Firth, this clinic will highlight the drumming of Jabo Starks and Clyde Stubblefield and explore how they have influenced funk and rock, hip-hop, drum n bass and more. This clinic [...]

  • ThumbnailVic Firth education team member, and 2009 Telly award winning drummer,  Bart Robley, proudly presents his latest DVD, “Drums ASAP,  Rudimental Drumming,”  available on Centerstream publishing, distributed by Hal Leonard.  Here is a flyer with some of the selected exercises Bart goes over in this DVD.  Bart will be at the winter NAMM show, in Anaheim [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: The Stanley Kay Swingin' Scholarship for Big Band Drummers   3 years, 6 months ago · View

    SK is well known for his on-going stint as manager of the Buddy Rich Band and also for drumming in Buddy’s stead. Throughout the 1940s, 50s & 60s SK played for musical greats Patti Paige, Frankie Laine and Josephine Baker. Stanley went on to conduct and create acts for show biz icons Hines, Hines & [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: A Drummers Perspective – By Dave Phillips   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    ThumbnailA Drummer’s Perspective is a stunning collection of live action photos celebrating the world of drumming. This large format book brings together some of the finest unseen photographs of legendary drummers. It is a unique collection of pictures taken by the author David Phillips, who has been given rare access on stage and behind the scenes [...]

  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: Titans of the Throne   3 years, 7 months ago · View

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  • Artist Relations wrote a new blog post: A “Simple” Solution with a New Series of Recordings   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    ThumbnailBRONXVILLE, NY (December 1, 2010) Drummer Brian Doherty has released a recording of original, unique, and royalty-free drum tracks entitled Keep It Simple .  The Keep It Simple series, created by Doherty, is designed to offer practical songwriting and production solutions. Each drum track is between two and three minutes long (the average length of a pop song) [...]