Why Drumming Is So Much Fun, You Ask?

Reasons why drumming is fun

Why drumming is so much fun?

There are various great reasons for learning to play the drums.

Which ones, you ask?

I’m going to share some personal thoughts on this topic.

Maybe you want to do so as well?

Feel free to comment why drumming is so much fun for you. 🙂

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Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Play Bossa Nova Drum Beat

The bossa nova drum beat definitely is a musical gem you will love:

This Brazilian groove not only is fun to play, but also really smooth sounding as well.

In addition, it can be a motivating challenge for drum beginners.

That’s why in today’s step-by-step guide, I’m sharing a favorite bossa nova drum beat.

We’re starting with the bass drum pattern in eighth notes as it is the fundation of our groove.

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Drums: According To Drum Teacher

How much time does it take to learn the drums

How long does it take to learn drums?

As a drum teacher, I’ve heard this question a lot.

Are you wondering as well?

Then it’s time to find your answer:

How long will it take you to learn drums?

Spoiler alert:

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1st Blues Shuffle Drum Beat

Blues drumming shuffle beat for beginners

Are you ready for your 1st blues shuffle drum beat?

Yeah, awesome! 🙂

My free drum notes will help you master this awesome groove.

Feel free to download the PDF and start learning your first shuffle on the drums.

It’s a versatile groove I’m sure you will love to play.

Speaking of:

To help you get the feeling for the blues on drums, I will also link a video with a great tune in this blog post.

It’s a drumless track in 6/8, but you can also use it for practicing our blues shuffle.

And now, let’s take a look at the bluesy beat, shall we? 🙂

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Play The Drums Barefoot? Here’s Why I Prefer Shoes

Play the drums barefoot

Some play the drums barefoot.

Other drummers wear socks.

Or shoes.

What about you?

How do you drum?

I used to go for socks when I started out as a female drummer.

However, I changed to drumming with shoes some time ago.

But what is actually better?

Play the drums barefoot, with shoes or maybe socks?

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For Best Progress: How Long & How Often Practice Drums As A Beginner?

How long and often practice drums beginners

How long should you practice the drums as a beginner?

And should you practice every day for best progress?

These are two frequently asked questions by drum beginners.

In this article, I’m going to answer both for you.

Let’s start off with this one:

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7 Easy Blues Drum Beats For Starters (+ Free Notes)

Blues drumming beats for beginners

Ah, Blues drum beats!

Wonderful grooves for a lovely music genre.

In this article, you’ll learn 7 of them.

The patterns are written in the 12/8 time signature (which is really popular in Blues!) and include

  • eighth notes
  • and pauses as well as
  • dotted quarter notes. (I will explain dots in music later on.)

So to start off, let’s take a glimpse at our 7 blues drum beats not only starters will have a blast learning.

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What Do You Learn From Drumming (Besides Of Playing The Drums) ?

What to learn by drumming

What do you learn from drumming?

Well …

I guess to play the drums? 😀

ABSOLUTELY!

Not so funny joke aside: There’s more to it.

Learning to play the drums has quite some benefits to offer.

Finally, it’s not about hitting a bunch of drums and cymbals by accidents.

There’s a lot to learn from drumming besides of cool beats and rhythms.

In this article, let’s dig into the mindset part of learning this lovely set of instruments.

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Can Drums Be Tuned & If So, How?

Can drums be tuned tips

Really? Drums can be tuned?

Yes!

You can tune your drums. 🙂

Actually, a lot of people ask me this question.

A student of mine as well.

His problem was:

Due to a bad sounding drum kit at home, he didn’t feel like practicing.

So, we had to fix this issue.

And we did.

Yay!

In today’s article, you’ll learn how.

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Drumming For Beginners: 13 Lucky Tips You Wish Somebody Shared With You Earlier

Tips drumming beginners

Drumming for beginners can be hard.

I mean, like really hard.

There’s just so much going on.

A lot to learn.

And a lot to suck at.

No wonder, why drumming for beginners – and not only them, trust me! – seems so hard.

Is there anything you can do to make learning to play the drums easier?

Glad you ask. 🙂

I’m sharing 13 lucky drumming tips with you.

Why are they lucky, you ask?

As they were a game changer for me, they certainly can do the trick for you as well.

To make it short:

My 13 tips will help you to get into drumming not only way easier, but also with more fun.

Also, the drumming tips for beginners are not in a special order or something.

Each of them can be a huge benefit for you.

Plus:

The tips I’m sharing in this article are based on my own drumming experience.

I’ve been making music for over 15 year, including teaching the drums and cajon since Friday the 13th September 2013.

See a pattern? 😉

So I know they work.

Not for somebody.

But for you.

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