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Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By drumming4life
Studying the Pros

Decided recently that I would study a few of my favourite drummers. But how exactly do i go about 'studying' them. Has anyone else studied other drummers? Just looking for a few tips and ideas on how...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Bop drumming

Right I get it now. Thats another thing I need to learn, some shuffle patterns aha. Thanks for explaining it man, means alot.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Bop drumming

Swing the 8ths ? I dont understand this, I have only started to study jazz, so I am quite unfamiliar with alot of these terms and there meanings.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By drumming4life
Bop drumming

I dont quite understand how to read the comping exercises in john rileys beyond bop drumming book. Is the notation to be read as triplet jazz notation? If so how would the straight 8ths and 16th...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Subdivisions

So if I was playing this, how would it be counted and how would I be able to get each seperate rhythm consistant and in time?
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Subdivisions

thanks, just getting confused, but I think I understand now.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By drumming4life
Subdivisions

Just wondering how the 8th note triplet drum notation ( 1 - trip - let ) compares to the 16th note straight pattern ( 1 e + a ). Would I be right to say that the trip of the 8th note triplet pattern...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By drumming4life
warming up and preventing injuries

What does everyone do before and after they play drums to warmup and prevent injuries? Anyone know any tips or trick to heal minor injuries like cramps, a slight pull or a minor pain. I know this...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-31-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,936
Posted By drumming4life
Re: How to hit hard without using much force?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fl4lO58mxs
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By drumming4life
Soloing with a band

Just wondering what everyones view on soloing with a band was. Normally when the drum solo comes along the band stops the music. I mean no one stops playing during the guitar solo. I know that there...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Injury reports?

Yeah okay chill out, not like I was blaming anyone for my injuries, ive learnt from my mistake and moved on.



It might have had something to do with the medication I was on at the time for acne...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Injury reports?

tendonitis and slight hearing damage, only been playing 3 years, woohoo..... yeah well s**t happens i suppose, everythings good now though.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By drumming4life
Re: What else can I do to be a more in demand musician?

Just play for some people, you could start off by creating a simple solo structure so when you do play for people you wont just be playing random crap. Film yourself playing and listen to what you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Drumming Careers

would anyone have any drums charts they could send me by any chance?
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Drumming Careers

Yeah thanks ill look into them colleges, Thanks for the advice.



Not to worry, im grateful all the same !
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Drumming Careers

I only plays drums, but maybe playing other percussion would be a good thing to consider, in fact ill do just that. Thanks


Exams we have in northern ireland and england, you do them when you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By drumming4life
Drumming Careers

What are the top music schools to study drums at and what is required to get a place ? What other options to I have after leaving school? Im 16 and on my final year of my GCSE's, i can stay on and do...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-04-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Critique my playing and offer tips

I wouldn't say im in much of a position to give advice as i've only been playing 3 years but ill try give some anyway, so do with it as you wish. First off, your bands killer man, love the sound....
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,283
Posted By drumming4life
Re: Girl drummers

Yeah i do, dont mean to offend anyone, its just that i see these girls on youtube that have around 1 million views and they can hardly play the standard 4/4 beat.
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,283
Posted By drumming4life
Girl drummers

Was just wondering what you guys thought of all these girl drummers getting loads of views on youtube?
Forum: Drum Technique 08-24-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By drumming4life
Re: warm ups and stretches

I like very much, thank you
Forum: Drum Technique 08-23-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By drumming4life
Re: warm ups and stretches

Was just wondering what software did you use to manuscript the exercises?
Forum: Drum Technique 07-26-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By drumming4life
HELP

Okay, heres the thing. I love drums but recently my love for practicing has..... well.... decreased dramatically. I know exactly what am going to do each practice session, I have everything worked...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-19-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By drumming4life
Preparation

Hi all, looking for some advice. I am looking to improve my chops and everything in general about my drumming so when im older ill have a good shot of joining a decent band. I'm 15 at the minute...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-12-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,035
Posted By drumming4life
Re: The base of both my thumbs hurt a lot?

hi, before I start I apologise for any spelling mistakes. Now thats out of the way it sounds like you've got a serious injury. Im 15 and about 6 months ago I had tendonities,which is somewhat...
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