We round out our rudimental refresher series today as we cover the drag rudiments. In the news, Dave and Troy discuss the return of Tico Torres to Bon Jovi, epic drummer wanted posters, what’s the deal with cymbalvote.com, and Visible Music College’s Drumathon 9.
We continue our rudimental refresher series as we cover the diddle and flam rudiments.
In the news, we talk about our favorite fills, you can win Will Calhoun’s drum kit, DrumChannel.com is giving away tickets to an Aaron Spears masterclass, the dos and don’ts of metal drumming, Vic Firth’s new synthetic stick, Stewart Copeland’s new documentary kickstarter, Steve Gadd’s new album, and Drumathon 9!
Here at the beginning of the school year, we figured it was a good idea to brush up on our rudiments! We cover the roll rudiments in Part 1 of Drummer Talk’s Rudimental Refresher show.
In the news, we finally find out who won Loudwire’s Greatest Metal Drummer contest, we discuss NPR’s 10 ways to improve your practice time, we listen to a cool sounding groove played by a 10 year old on a washing machine, Mickey Hart examines the connection between music and cognition, and we run down Classic Rock’s top singing drummers!
Dave is out of town this week so Carter “Son of Whipping Boy” Baldwin is running the show! Today we’re talking about odd time signatures. Drummer of the week is Vinnie Coluaita, Rudiment of the Week is the 6-stroke roll, plus we’ve got Mike with drumming news, and Ask Dave (Carter).
It’s a whacky show as we talk about composition today. Milt Jackson is the “drummer” of the week and we talk about the Single Drag Tap.