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Forum: Drum Technique 06-25-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,622
Posted By WYdrummer09
Practicing Rudiments...

I have been playing drums and percussion for about 13 years now. I like to think of myself as a very wide-spread percussionist (meaning that I like to play many styles and a variety of percussion...
Forum: Drums 06-10-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: 20" Bass Drum experiences?

I've always had a 20" on my kit. I don't like the 22". It is to big for my liking. (I swear if anyone posts "that's what she said" i'm gonna be really ticked!). But I like that it's not wimpy like n...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,192
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: It's about time Jojo!!!!!!!!!!

just go to i-tunes and type in Jojo Mayer and it will come up.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,192
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: It's about time Jojo!!!!!!!!!!

You just made my day!
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,616
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: A Truly Custom Kit

well if you take that logic then it isn't a custom kit unless you cut down the tree and and whittle it w/ a pocket knife. lol. but thank you...I will be sure to check out those recourses.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,616
Posted By WYdrummer09
A Truly Custom Kit

Has anyone ever put together their own kit? Bought the shells, finishes and hardware and did all the layout and drilling? I believe that it would be quite a rewarding experience. You would have a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,893
Posted By WYdrummer09
Making Sound Cones/Sound Projectors Out Of Old Snare Heads...

I am currently working w/ a local drum line. The music program at the school isn't exactly funded very well. I wanted to get the snare line sound cones/sound projectors to help focus their sound up...
Forum: Drummers 01-29-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,584
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: David Garibaldi

I consider David Garibaldi to be one of my biggest influences. As I was learning to play drum set growing up. I was exposed to so many good drummers thanks to my grandfather and my uncle. Tower of...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-24-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Playing Jazz...

Jazz is more about feel. If you can feel what the soloist is doing. You don't have to count.

some other advice...

-If you get with a good bass player. Your jazz feel will improve tremendously!...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,316
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Touring

I toured for two weeks across Europe with the YMA (Youth Music Abroad) program. & I can honestly say that I had fun. I would do it again. but could never do it for a living.

-Have patience with...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-23-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Improving sight reading

A great way to learn how to sight read is to improve your ability to read rhythms. If you can't properly read rhythms with ease. You will have twice the trouble when you try to learn how to sight...
Forum: Drummers 01-20-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,896
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Steve Fidyk here!

Steve! I credit my extreme advancement in independence this year to your book. Jazz Drum Set Independence in 3/4, 4/4, & 5/4 Time Signature!

Great Book! This is one book I feel all drummers should...
Forum: Drums 01-20-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By WYdrummer09

What is the standard set up for congas if you only use two drums?

Quinto (11") Conga (11 3/4")
Quinto (11") Tumba (12 1/2")
Conga (11 3/4") Tumba (12 1/2")

I know this sounds like a noob...
Forum: Drums 12-30-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Labon Drums

Thank you for your input Harry Conway =] I love learning about stuff like this! it's so interesting!
Forum: Drums 12-30-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Labon Drums

haha! I dont have pics at the moment b/c I dont own the set. but I drum tech for my uncle in April...& he'll be using this kit at the strand....so I will get picture then & post a follow up thread =]
Forum: Drums 12-30-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Labon Drums

no idea. It's almost impossible to track because there were so many shop owners that were in on it that it's impossible to know what all names they were made under. but if you find a drum with a...
Forum: Drums 12-28-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,188
Posted By WYdrummer09
What is your dream kit for 2009!

My Dream Kit is:

4-piece DW Jazz Series-
Rack Tom-8x12
Floor Tom-14x14
Snare-(not sure yet...)

Chrome Hardware
Twisted Ply Finish -Blue Twisted Onyx
Forum: Drums 12-28-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,536
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Best Sounding 4-Piece Kit Under $1000?

Gretsch Catalina Club Jazz Set! =]

it makes my life for such a low price!!!
Forum: Drum Technique 12-28-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,052
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Paradiddle Routine

It's in 7/8

Paradiddle Paradiddle Paradiddle-diddle
Paradiddle-diddle Paradiddle Paradiddle

I also sometimes change it up and add in some double paradiddles.
It really helps with...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-28-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,081
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: what grip type do you use?

I switch back and forth a lot. I play all aspects of percussion.

I use more of a french grip when I play timpani and mallets.

I use american matched grip & traditional when I play drum set. I...
Forum: Drums 12-28-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By WYdrummer09
Labon Drums

I am the 3rd generation of drummers in my family. My grandfather & my uncle were both drummers/percussionists as well. My grandfather likes to buy random kits and fix them up as a hobby. He came...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,320
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: free sabian 15"AAX chinese

b/c the UK's economy isn't failing like the US's. hahahahahahahahaha!
Forum: Drums 12-27-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Which Drum Set?

Agreed! I have found a lot of great deals on equipment on ebay! Just do your research. A lot of people in the distressed economy are forced to sell some great equipment online for fast crash. As well...
Forum: Drums 12-27-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: Choosing first drumkit

Clayton C. my grandfather recently bought a Catalina Club Jazz Set. It was the second time that I had a chance to actually sit down and play this wonderful kit. He is getting up there in age and...
Forum: Drums 12-27-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By WYdrummer09
Re: $30 SNARE?!!!

I agree. I do not believe that a company would sell a decent snare for that price. It has to be crap.
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