Is Learning Music Theory Important For Drummers?

Is Music Theory Important For Drummers?

Is music theory important for drummers? That’s a good question! So let’s find out.

Spoiler: I’m a trained conductor for classical percussion instruments. My opinions on the topic for this reason might be a little biased. But of course not too much, don’t worry. 😉

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Funkey: Bass only playalong for drums [+ free tabs PDF]

Funkey Bass only drum playalong + free tabs PDF

With Funkey, I’m presenting you a funny and short Bass only playalong you can drum to. Have fun! 🙂

To make drumming along more easy, I’m sharing some helpful advice with you too. Also, you’ll find the bass tabs as a free PDF in this article. I find it quite handy to use them as a lead sheet.

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Why you shouldn’t compare yourself to other drummers

Why you shouldn't compare yourself to other drummers

Let me ask you one question: Do you compare yourself to other drummers? And if so, what is the reason for this? Do you think it helps you to become better? Or do you do it just for the fun of it?

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You’re a drum beginner? 3 things you have to know!

You're a drum beginner? 3 things you have to know!

As a drum beginner, there lies a great musical journey ahead of you. What I can say from the bottom of my heart: Enjoy it! It will be a crazy as well as a joyful ride. 🙂

However, I’m sure you know the saying: Each medal has two sides. Or something like that. 😉 Being a drum beginner or musician in general is no exception.

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Expensive drums: Crucial for sounding good as a musician?

Expensive drums - do you really need them?

Expensive drums and cymbals are not only looking but sounding cool. Do you agree? Well, it depends on the musician playing the instruments. At least that’s what I’ve noticed over and over again during my musical career.

Let me get this one straight for you: If you want to sound good as a musician, you don’t necessarily need to have expensive equipment. However, the cheapest stuff won’t work either.

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Drumming as a hobby: science vs my opinion

Drumming as hobby

Drumming is your hobby? Good choice! Why so? In this article, I’ll write about the greatest benefits of you playing the drums according to science. Then I’ll compare them with my own experience. Ready for some mash-up of facts and thoughts? Nice, let’s do this! 🙂

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Is reading sheet music really that important for drummers?

How important is reading drums sheet music

Is reading sheet music really that important for drummers? That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot. To be honest, I love drums sheet music. I do not always use it, however. But when I do it helps me a lot. 😉

In this article, I’d like to show you the greatest advantages of being a good reader first. Then you’ll learn why I always teach reading skills in my drum lessons.

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