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Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Lukey G
Re: Best Drum Teachers In England?

I'm sure it was more like three because we delved into the Blackley books for a few lessons etc.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Best Drum Teachers In England?

Bloody mind blank mate, now would be a great time to say that I was taking fortnightly lessons with yourself for a while until my college work really got me bogged down.

Basically assignments...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Best Drum Teachers In England?

Some great suggestions here, I'll definitely check them out, if anyone has any more feel free to share.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Best Drum Teachers In England?

Thanks for the suggestions of Paul Elliott, I certainly would take lessons with him but I feel the distance for me is going to be too far. From Coventry in the midlands to Northumberland where Paul's...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Best Drum Teachers In England?

Cheers Larry,

Beaker I am based in the Midlands, I am willing to travel some distance, for example I went to Bedfordshire (60 mins away from me) for a lesson with Craig Blundell, great educator as...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Lukey G
Best Drum Teachers In England?

Hello there,

As the title suggests I am a drummer from England and was wondering who are the 'best' (most renowned/reputable) here? I already know about Bob Armstrong with a big waiting list and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Syncopated Rolls, Jim Blackley - Help needed

Thanks! Hopefully someone can give some assistance soon.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Lukey G
Syncopated Rolls, Jim Blackley - Help needed

Hello fellow drummers,

So I have recently bought 'Syncopated Rolls' by Jim Blackley and it is really good concept with a lot of useful information to be gained.

Anyway I'm just stuck on a few...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 176,098
Posted By Lukey G
Re: DRUM INSTRUCTION DVD & BOOK REVIEWS

Can someone review the book "Universal Rhythms For The DrumSet" By "Dave DiCenso"?
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By Lukey G
Modern Drum Set Sticking By Swiss Chris

Hello Drummies,

So I bought this book and I have to say I am pretty disappointed. Maybe it's just me but I feel other books out there touch on subjects better, particularly on the stickings part....
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,805
Posted By Lukey G
Re: I've made a horrific mistake....

Thanks for all the replies! I've decided that these crappy stock heads don't give me a fair reflection on the kit so I've ordered some new ones.

Also just like to point out that I never got rid of...
Forum: Drummers 11-08-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,044
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Steve Judd

Does anyone know what type of hat it is that Steve Judd usually is seen wearing virtually all the time when playing? (Ironically he's not in the picture above).

Random question I know. But yes...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,805
Posted By Lukey G
Re: I've made a horrific mistake....

Thanks for the reply, the fundamental note is fine, you hit it and it goes near enough straight away.

However the type of "attacking" tone I want the drum to have is just not presenting itself. At...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,805
Posted By Lukey G
I've made a horrific mistake....

Hey guys,

I've made a really bad mistake.... I owned a Mapex Meridian Maple kit and then decided to switch to a 'Gretsch Brooklyn'. Now I know you may all be thinking well this is no bad move......
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Approach to voicing/practicing a new sticking around the drum-set?

Thanks guys, I appreciate the replies and help!
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lukey G
Approach to voicing/practicing a new sticking around the drum-set?

If there is a topic on this please direct me... a case of myself over-thinking again perhaps??


Anyway my question is with this process when you have a new pattern/sticking you want to practice...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 57,021
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Find a Drum Teacher Here

Hi I'm looking for a teacher to spark my playing back into life.

My name is Luke Gregg.

Location: Midlands, England (willing to travel somewhat).

Have been playing roughly 8 years, had a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,231
Posted By Lukey G
Re: A very interesting read on practicing

Awesome read.

I definitely prefer mixing it up a bit.... for example if you want to do 16th notes with bass drum variations... I get very bored if I just have to stick to one at a time like......
Forum: Drum Technique 10-13-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By Lukey G
Re: I Can't Play Without Other Musicians

Wouldn't think it with some of the exceptional bands you have there! (Especially for progressive rock lovers!)
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,373
Posted By Lukey G
Re: My day with Dave Weckl (large photo warning)

Hmmmm, interesting, this really makes me ask, what is his approach to practicing? Lol. Whatever it is must work hella good!
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Buying Drum Book PDF's online?

Indeed it does, thanks for the reply.
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,013
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Practice routine for a serious drummer

Don't over-think (my biggest downfall), the best approach is one that Mike Johnston was quoted "The biggest competition when drumming is yourself".... but at the same time remember that practicing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Still confused - Index finger

My problem with resting it there is that when I then transition to doing doubles therefore having to move my index finger to underneath the stick (or with finger control), just the tip of my finger...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lukey G
Buying Drum Book PDF's online?

Hello guys,

I was wondering as I am from the U.K. not all the books I take an interest in or sometimes I just can't be bothered waiting for shipping (from abroad or in U.K. lol).

So is there a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By Lukey G
Re: Still confused - Index finger

If I have it slightly lower so it's sitting on that knuckle part I can't get enough finger control when I need it cos I don't have enough finger under the stick (just the tip)... or that's my view...
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