Clinic in The Netherlands

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be doing an exclusive drum clinic in Nijkerk, The Netherlands, on May 23rd. I haven’t done any kind of clinic or performance in The Netherlands since 2007, so it’s about time I come back!

I’ll be playing along to some exclusive tracks and songs, I’ll be discussing techniques, gear, tips, stories, as well as taking questions from the audience. This is a single exclusive clinic, so if you’re in the area, don’t miss it!

The clinic is sponsored Continue reading “Clinic in The Netherlands”

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The Drummer’s Bible

I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked the question “if you had to recommend one drum book for beginners, which would that be?”. I’ve never been able to answer this question. There are so many books available that, first of all, I haven’t read them all. Secondly, I did read many books on drumming, aimed at beginners, and almost all of them either have untrue or wrong information in them about at least one subject, or are based on the opinion of the author, rather than facts. Lastly, there are very few books that cover everything a beginning drummer should know. So up until now, I’ve been recommending sections from different books, but haven’t been able to recommend just one single book.

Last week, a (Puerto Rican) student of mine brought a book to his lesson which he had found at his local library. It was called “La Biblia Del Baterista“. He’s having trouble reading music and he told me he really loved how it was compact and Continue reading “The Drummer’s Bible”

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