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Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2014, 11:59 PM
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Posted By ryanlikealion
Percussion Ensemble - Composing and producing scores

Hello all

I have written a few compositions for a 6 piece percussion ensemble using brazilian percussion instruments. I want to score these compositions.

Can anyone recommend the best software...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2013, 01:48 AM
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Views: 753
Posted By ryanlikealion
Recording Samba Bateria

I'd to record the local Samba Beteria (in which I am also a player) so that the clarity of the parts comes through. Band includes apprx 6 surdos, 6 Timba, 2 Snares, 3 Tambourims, although this varies...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-10-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,811
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Developing percussion skills without spreading too thin!!!!

Thanks for the sound replies from both of you.

I think i'm looking to getting beyond the superficial and really getting to know how a system work. I mean its not as though i see myself becoming a...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-09-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,811
Posted By ryanlikealion
Developing percussion skills without spreading too thin!!!!

Hello all

I'm interested in developing my percussion playing skills:


I've recently started playing Tablas and have one to one lessons with this
I've also started playing bongos recently
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By ryanlikealion
Louis Bellson Method

I'm currently enjoying working through the Louis Bellson book 'Modern Reading Text in 4/4"

I'm looking to discuss the book with others who've enjoyed it and to develop some new ways of working...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Recording my Drums as a means of developing my sound

Ed

Thanks for the reply. Ive just had a listen to a few of your tracks (afro cuban/jazz fusion, Git your groove on solo, and large/uptempo jazz.) They sound great. Snare sounds awesome and toms...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By ryanlikealion
Recording my Drums as a means of developing my sound

Hello all

My goals is to get to a level where I can record a strong demo of my drums and just to learn the basics of recording. Step 1 is to invest in some equipment to get me started.

I am...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-06-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Ordering a drum transcription online

Thanks for the advice and links folks very useful.

I have thought about getting a teacher - would be great i'm sure. I'm currently saving up for a music therapy qualification and finances are...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-05-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Ordering a drum transcription online

Thanks, but i've already contacted Dan - he says he won't be able to do "Maiden Voyage."

I've started to break the piece down in my head now and i am starting to understand a bit more. A...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Ordering a drum transcription online

Thanks Jeff

I don't currently have a teacher so that's that option out. However, I'd be interested in discussing my options with anyone who may be interested in doing it. Do you have anyone in...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-04-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By ryanlikealion
Ordering a drum transcription online

Can anyone recommend a place online where I can order drum transcriptions - particularly for Jazz music.

I am currently trying to work on Herbie Hancocks Maiden Voyage and it would be fantastic to...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-27-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,268
Posted By ryanlikealion
Transcription for Herbie Hancocks Maiden Voyage

Hello all

I have been asked to play in a jazz standards collaboration. The first tune we will be learning is Herbie Hancocks Maiden Voyage. Can anyone tell me where I can get a good transcription...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By ryanlikealion
Setting up my Snare for sensity and Response

Oops, that was supposed to say "sensitivity" in the title!

Looking for tips on setting up my snare drum. I have a Yamaha stage custom snare (i think its Birch) and currenly have a remo weather...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-01-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By ryanlikealion
Expert advice sought regarding my current goals

Hello fellow drummers

This forum has been priceless to me over the past six months as my enthusiasm for drums has returned after a quiet 2-3 years.

My current collaboration is quite challenging...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-21-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,390
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Turkish Rhythms

Thanks for the replies. Cheers for the maqamworld.com.link - what a resource!
Forum: Drum Technique 02-20-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,390
Posted By ryanlikealion
Turkish Rhythms

My current collaborators are hinting that they would like my drumming to sound more Turkish. I've started using mallets with the snare off quite a lot in an attempt to emulate the Darbuka. I've done...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Tuned Percussion

Good replies.

I don't have a particular route i want to take with the Xylophone - i enjoy classical music and jazz. I play in drums in a 'free improvisation' band with a saxophone player and a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By ryanlikealion
Tuned Percussion

Any tuned percussion enthusiasts out there? I've just borrowed a 3 1/2 octave xylophone which i have use of for six months. Going to utilize it in some of the improvisation workshops that i run.
...
Forum: Drums 01-01-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By ryanlikealion
Pearl Wood-fibreglass 1980's kit

Hello all

I have a pearl wood fibre-glass 1980's kit stored in my house which i want to shift, due to the fact it isn't being used. I have a 5 piece Yamaha stage custom which I tend to use more.
...
Forum: Drums 12-28-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,774
Posted By ryanlikealion
John Grey Autocrat Snare

I have been given a John Grey Autocrat piccolo snare drum.

Condition: Heads are old and worn, snare wires broken, snare throw old rusty and unuseable

BUT the shell is beautiful.

Anyone rate...
Forum: Drummers 12-27-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 41,366
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: Tony Williams - where to start?

Wow quick replies. I'll check out these recordings.
Forum: Drummers 12-27-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 41,366
Posted By ryanlikealion
Tony Williams - where to start?

I am currently listening to the work of Hamd Drake, Elvin Jones, Max Roach and Tony Allen.

I also want to study the work of Tony Williams - can anyone recommend a starting point - e.g. best album?
Forum: Drum Technique 12-14-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,232
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: "Light and Shade" in your sound

Thanks for all your comments folks. I'm definitely getting a better grasp of things now and most of these replies have been very helpful.




Hehe, funny comment and interesting point. I think...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By ryanlikealion
Re: 5 drummers I want to study - best albums please!

Thanks for all your replies.

Enjoying listening to and absorbing these tracks!
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By ryanlikealion
5 drummers I want to study - best albums please!

1. Tony Allen 2.Steve Gadd 3.Elvin Jones 4.Max Roach 5.Dannie Richmond

I know they've all done so many great records but pls go with your gut on this - if you HAD to pick one album, or even if you...
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