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Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,924
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Are your drums worth more than your motor vehicle?

Cars I own or cars I drive? I have a company car that I drive daily that easily beats what I've invested in drums. My little 2001 s10 pickup however, that's a close call.
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,043
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Opinion Article: For Godís Sake Donít Major In Music Education

My wife just obtained her degree in music education and will be starting the school year teaching 2-4th grade elementary students General music. It's funny, she didn't realize she had a heart for...
Forum: Drums 07-19-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: What do you do with your gear stickers?

Right on the front of an old mini fridge I keep my beverages in.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 06-09-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Sgt. Peppers at 50 Years

I was lucky enough to find a first printing of Sgt. Peppers at Goodwill one day along with a small collection of other 60's rock albums. Bought them all for a buck each. I put it on the player and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Ever felt guilty about getting paid for doing a gig?

I've been there before. It helps me to think of it this way. The owner is paying you for your time, not necessarily the quality of your performance. It took time out of your day to perform, so you...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Question about soundproofing (+ mildly funny story)

Type "soundproofing" in the search bar. This subject has been covered extensively in numerous threads. There is a wealth of knowledge here that's already been recorded. That said, yes it is...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,181
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Your top five southern rock groups ?

Good point. Course I've never viewed geography as a good indicator of musical taste/style. I've lived in rural Amish country most all my life yet I've become very found of Big Band and combo Jazz.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,181
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Your top five southern rock groups ?

I'm kinda surprised the Doobie Brothers haven't made it to the list yet. Despite the lack of percussion their song "Black Water" continues to be one of my all time favorite songs.

1. Lynard...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 04-05-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Some personal news

Bo that is fantastic news! With permission I'll be praying for you're mother and you.
Forum: Drums 04-01-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Old parts on a new drum

I "built" a snare a few years ago. (Had the shell custom made for me) I used all the lugs, throw off, and hoops from a beaten up Dynasonic I found in a practice room. The bottom hoop has those...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,907
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: How did you find Drummerworld?

I first found it in high school. Random internet searches for drum related items. I never joined, just enjoyed reading the articles. Then I forgot about it. Found it again just after going to...
Forum: Drums 03-28-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,627
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Spalted Birch full kit build

This is amazing. I've got a guitar with a spalted top but it looks even better on drums!
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: How to play drums properly in the city?

Get an electric kit and headphones.
Forum: Drums 03-05-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Shagbark Hickory

Never seen that tonewood database before. Neat stuff!
Forum: Drums 03-04-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Jhostetler
Shagbark Hickory

Back in the middle of my family's woods there is a beautiful tall shagbark hickory tree. Kind of a unique species of tree. Anyways, I've thought off and on about what kind of drum could come out of...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-27-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Coated ambassadors for reso side in jazz, really??

What heads do you have on the batter side?

Now, I don't know how you tune your drums but usually that's the issue. From previous posts you seem to really be into bop and small combo stuff. Here...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 02-27-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,483
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Stupid stuff you did or tried to do.

Growing up on a farm I'm amazed my brother and I didn't kill ourselves. We used to climb up into the hay loft in the big barn. The loft was split into two sections, one on each side of the barn. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,447
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Are you the type of player who...

I'll second this. I mostly rotate equipment out of boredom and curiosity rather than necessity.
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Clyde Stubblefield

Just saw it on my Facebook page. RIP.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: How many styles of music can you play well?

I was fortunate enough to have received a well-rounded musical education. My strengths definately lay in big-band, jazz, and funk. But in public and in the studio I've already played rock,...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 02-08-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,048
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Read All About It!!!

Yeah. I like to stay well informed on the current issues. I don't mind seeing most of it. It gets a little repetitive after after while but it's fun to see the humor in all of it.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-08-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,921
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: First song(s) you played

First song I really sat down to figure out on set was "Carry on my Wayward Son" by Kansas. Had a CD player sitting next to my kit and kept hitting the repeat button.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Chick Corea advice

I just think it's neat to see all these bits in one place. I've heard them all at one point or another. But to have them all compiled in one place is a good reminder to me.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jhostetler
Chick Corea advice

16 bits of advice for musicians in a group.

http://www.bangthedrumschool.com/chick-coreas-16-pieces-of-advice-for-playing-music-in-a-group/
Forum: Drum Technique 02-01-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,097
Posted By Jhostetler
Re: Best Drumming Advice You've Received

"If you're going to make a mistake, make it loud enough for everyone to hear"

"Sometimes the best drum fills in the world consist of just silence"

"It's not the notes you play but the space in...
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