How To Jam With Other Musicians As A Drum Beginner

Tips for drum beginners on how to jam with other musicians

You’re a drum beginner, and you’re finally going to jam with other musicians?

Great idea!

There’s a lot of fun waiting just around the corner. 🙂

At the same time, you might wonder:

How can you collaborate and jam with other musicians?

After all, that’s a whole new experience for you.

In this drumming guide, you’ll find some tried and tested tips helping you successfully prepare for your jam sessions.

You’ll also learn about things you should avoid when collaborating with other musicians.

But first, let’s answer this frequently asked question:

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Essential Drumming Equipment Every Beginner Needs

Guide essential drumming equipment for beginners

Certain drumming equipment for beginners is essential if you want to learn the drums properly.

For this reason, I’m sharing 13 must-haves a novice drummer needs.

Some of the equipment like a high-quality drum set is obvious, while other utensils might surprise you.

With that said, let’s take a look at essential drumming equipment every beginner should own.

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A Super Helpful Drumming Exercise For Developing Your Limb Independence

Drum Exercise For Limb Independence

How can you successfully develop your limb independence on the drums?

Literally, there are endless ways to do so.

In this short guide, I’ll show you one of my favorite limb independence exercises.

But be warned:

It might sound easy, but it turns out to be a tough challenge for many drummers.

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Non-Exhausting Marketing & Networking Tips For The Introvert Drummer

Marketing tips for introvert drummers

Being an introvert drummer can be tough.

Especially if you want to market yourself, or build up your network in the music industry.

You’re not only introverted, but also shy?

Things might get even more challenging for you.

However, this doesn’t have to be the case.

In fact, being introverted and/or shy as a drummer is not a problem.

It’s just a part of your personality.

On the other hand, I know the many hardships of being an introverted drummer.

That’s because I’m introverted as well.

How has this affected my drumming career?

Well …

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You’re Bored Playing The Drums? 7 Tips To Enjoy Drumming Again

Tips bored playing drums

When you’re bored playing the drums, making music just isn’t what it used to be.

It might feel like another to-do on your daily list.

Maybe you even resist to playing drums at all.

Will this be the end of your musical journey?

No, it doesn’t have to.

Being bored playing the drums does happen for various reasons.

The good news is:

You can do something about it.

In this drumming guide, you will find 7 tips helping you enjoy drumming again.

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Do You Need To Practice Drumming Daily?

Practice The Drums Daily Important

You should practice drumming daily.

At least if you want to become a skilled drummer.

I’m sure you’ve heard this advice before.

But is it really true?

Do you need to practice drumming daily?

Let’s find out.

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Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them

Drum notes explained beginners guide

Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?

How do they look like?

And what else should you know about drums sheet music?

In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.

We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the

  • bass drum or kick,
  • snare drum,
  • toms

as well as the

  • hi-hat,
  • crash
  • and ride

cymbals.

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I’ve Been Playing The Drums For More Than 15 Years: Here’s What I Learned

Playing the drums for over 15 years

I’ve been playing the drums since I was a teenager.

Being a 31-year-old woman now, I’m still in love with this instrument.

When I was younger, I also dreamt of being a drum teacher.

Helping others create a more joyful life thanks to the power of music:

This is my motivation to this day on.

Drumming is love, so it’s always a good time to share it.

I also feel outstandingly blessed to say:

In 2023, I’ve been teaching drums (and other instruments like the cajon) for 10 years.

Therefore, it might be the right time to share some of my most important learnings with you.

With that said:

I’ve got over 15 years of drumming under my belt.

What did I learn during this time?

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The Most Important Exercise For Drum Beginners Explained

Drum exercise for beginners tips

What’s the most important exercise for drum beginners?

Is it

  • learning our 40 rudiments,
  • mastering limb independence,
  • getting comfortable with a certain technique?

Well …

No.

The most important drum exercise is the one most beginner drummers tend to overlook.

Maybe you as well?

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5 Time-Savers For Stressed Out Drummers

Time-savers for drummers tips

The best time-savers for stressed drummers?

Share.

This.

Information!

Sure, I will. 🙂

Each tip in this drumming guide is tried and tested.

Feel free to give your top picks a try as well.

Oh, and before I forget:

I’m talking about the negative version of stress in this drumming guide.

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