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. 😉 Continue reading “Is Learning Music Theory Important For Drummers?”
Setting drumming goals can be crucial to become the musician you want to be. That’s because they help you to focus. In addition, they keep you motivated when times are rough. That’s also highly important! Continue reading “3 Ways To Finally Achieve Your Drumming Goals”
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. Continue reading “Funkey: Bass only playalong for drums [+ free tabs PDF]”
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? Continue reading “Why you shouldn’t compare yourself to other drummers”
Are you wondering whether you should learn to play the drums or not? In this article, I’m helping you find your answer. Continue reading “Should you learn to play the drums?”
Drum songs for beginners are a perfect way to practically use what you’ve learned so far. So in this article, I’d like to present you with 20 cool songs beginners can rock to. Continue reading “20 songs drum beginners can rock to!”
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. Continue reading “You’re a drum beginner? 3 things you have to know!”
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. Continue reading “Expensive drums: Crucial for sounding good as a musician?”
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! 🙂 Continue reading “Drumming as a hobby: science vs my opinion”
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. Continue reading “Is reading sheet music really that important for drummers?”