The drumstick is turned from a single piece of wood. Commonly hickory is used and less commonly maple and oak are utilized to create drumsticks.
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.
The Single Stroke Roll drum Rudiment is one of the original snare drum rudiments. It is a roll on the drums at its simplest form.
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.
When I lived in Africa a few years back. My first wife was a Nigerian. She was from the Igbo tribe which is a pretty major tribe throughout the south eastern part of Nigeria. During which I experienced African Masquerades and African Drumming.
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.
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”
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