Is Buddy Rich a Banger?
Buddy Rich Bangs on Drum

Is Buddy Rich a Banger?

I must say that he is "Buddy Rich" and he deserves the respect that he is, in fact, a great drummer and is also known as one of the greats. But there is one thing that I feel nobody speaks of in the discipline of percussion/drumming. If watch it well and really listen in. Most of it is speed and banging.

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The Double Stroke Roll Drum Rudiment
The Double Stroke Roll Drum Rudiment - taken from - The Drum Rudiment Bible

The Double Stroke Roll Drum Rudiment

The Double Stroke Roll Drum Rudiment is one of the most important drum rudiments to learn. It is fundamental in all of the following snare drum rudiments to learn. By perfecting this rudiment, it will eventually get you ready to play all of the roll rudiments including the 5 Stroke, the 6 stroke, all the way up to the 17 Stroke Roll. It is essential that a drummer learns how to play this.

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The History of the Snare Drum Rudiments
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The History of the Snare Drum Rudiments

Where did the Snare Drum rudiments come from? Where did they originate? Are the drum rudiments really from Switzerland and Scotland? D. Mark Agostinelli explored the hidden secrets of the snare drum Rudiments. The rudiments did not originate from Switzerland or Scotland. They originated much earlier.

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What is a virtuoso snare drum player?
Beautiful Dynasty Snare Drum - Virtuoso Snare Playing without Snare drum rudiments.

What is a virtuoso snare drum player?

A virtuoso snare drum player is a drummer that does not follow any of the traditional schools of thought. Such as rudimental drumming, Basler Drumming, NARD, PAS, American Rudimental Drumming, Scottish Pipe Band Drumming, or any other.

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African Music
African Music - Agostinelli

African Music

Africa is a big continent. The continent holds a total of 54 countries. However, there is a part of Africa that is called sub-Saharan Africa. This part of Africa is an extremely colorful part of Africa and the music that comes from this part of the continent offers the “african music sound”

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Why Every Drummer MUST learn how to READ Drum Music!
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Why Every Drummer MUST learn how to READ Drum Music!

D Mark Agostinelli, the author of the bestseller, “The Drum Rudiment Bible” explains what the biggest catastrophe is, when it comes to new drummers learning how to play the drums. He explains how learning how to read is one of the most often overlooked aspect of playing the drums. He also offers a list of some great books for learning how to read and becoming a better drummer. The Drum Rudiment bible has over 460 Hybrid Rudiments. Some which are very rare the book is the largest of its kind. His book can be found at most book stores including Amazon

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