Motivation: Getting into drums is a tricky affair… To play them requires sticks, hearing protection, and (usually) something to play… Read more GEARing up to get the most out of drum practice : fundamentals to luxury.
acoustic and electronic drum kit and percussion.
I move my body to move the surfaces that move the air to move the people.
Muscle-study for Moeller-ism on the foot-control of kick-drum pedal(s)
Motivation… Working with drum students, I find myself having to (repeatedly) explain to kids and adults how to think of… Read more Muscle-study for Moeller-ism on the foot-control of kick-drum pedal(s)
Working with drum trigger godfather/innovator Dan Dauz to (try to) improve (one of) his products.
Motivation Since 2005-ish, I’ve had a frustrated love-hate relationship with electronic drum pads. This was even part of the passion… Read more Working with drum trigger godfather/innovator Dan Dauz to (try to) improve (one of) his products.
spontaneous drum circle !
I woke up from an afternoon nap to the sounds of hand-drums and percussion… so I put on pants… Read more spontaneous drum circle !
Alesis SamplePad Pro: thoughts and application of features
Personal experience, feature comparison, and other product-review thoughts on the Alesis SamplePad Pro, the newest (and cheapest) self-contained electronic percussion pad that supports using your your own sound files.
(re)building “Jet” Snare drum: VIDs !!
video supplement to my re-build of a “jet” branded wooden snare drum.
more subbing at School of Rock
Got another call to sub at SOR; this time two seperate days. It was exciting and refreshing. Also, I’ve… Read more more subbing at School of Rock
(more) Drumming w/ LaTreice Branson and LADIES !
My friend LaTriece Branson has really got something going with her regular jam-sessions around Philadelphia, including Drum Like a Lady,… Read more (more) Drumming w/ LaTreice Branson and LADIES !
presenting: VIDEO from my AES demo on drum triggers at AiPh
Last summer (09/2016), I led a workshop at the Art Institute of Philadelphia on drum triggers, covering: electromechanics of the… Read more presenting: VIDEO from my AES demo on drum triggers at AiPh
dRAWn first show
I’ve started playing drums for Chris P.’s project with Nick H, called DrawN. Pretty interesting new challenge to add human drumming… Read more dRAWn first show