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Vic Firth Dies at 85 Year Old.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Drumstick maker Everett “Vic” Firth, drummer, educator and entrepreneur who played with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 50 years and started the leading drumstick manufacturer, the Vic Firth Company, died last Sunday at his home in Boston. He was 85 years of age.

Born in Winchester,...

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Drummer Karl Brazil at the London Drum Show 2015

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Karl Brazil is definitely one of THE most in demand drummers in the UK; with James Blunt, Robbie Williams, Feeder, Leona Lewis, Natalie Imbruglia, Girls Aloud, Elton John, Westlife, Take That, Jason Mraz, Mika and James Morrison, to name just a few of the top artists Karl has kept time for in-studio...

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Gregg Bissonette will be headlining this year’s London Drum Show.

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Drummer Gregg Bissonette is well known for his ability to drum  in a wide variety of styles. Gregg has played with Maynard Ferguson, David Lee Roth, Ringo Starr, Joe Satriani, Gino Vannelli, Tania Maria, Brian Wilson, Robin Zander, James Taylor, Toto, Ray Charles, Don Henley, Santana and many others. Since...

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Where Drum Kits Evolved From

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

The drum set is over 100 years of age. Drums and percussion have been around for a large number of years before that, yet the idea of assembling drums and cymbals just truly began towards the end of the nineteenth Century. Initially drummers would play everything with their sticks and after that...

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Top Band Looking For A Drummer

Friday, July 17th, 2015

THE CONTINUUM is Looking for an experienced drummer based in London. To be considered please send a small bio, 1-2 songs and a video, also send your My Drum Lessons profile page if you have one.  The band said ‘We are working with...

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Five Great Ways to Better Your Bass Drum Technique

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

In the event that you need to include some profound, blasting sounds to your drum performances, then you have to add to your bass drum strategy . Here, we offer his five keys to help you enhance your bass drumming aptitude The bass drum is the complete centre of the drum set. On the off chance...

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Great Discounts For Our Drum Teachers

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

My Drum Lessons Drum teachers – save 66% on subscription to Drummer magazine and get QT’s -20 hearing defenders, Ahead grip tape and Stageworks Rimma Black and White stick holder. Just go to their website at

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Drums & Percussion Best Buys

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

This month’s My Drum Lessons focuses on the drums and percussion market, including products from Boomwhackers, Carlsbro, Liberty Drums, Gremlin and Wambooka. Some are small, nice to have accessories and some are the full on drum kit. Let us know what you like or dislike in the comments section...

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Top Drummer and Bassist From Level 42 Headlining The London Drum Show 2015.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

One of the most respected drummers in the World will be on the headline slot on the Saturday of this year’s show! Pete Ray Biggin peaked the interest of global drumming brand Sabian after he won the Drummers Beat Alliance 93 – Under 16s national drumming competition, leading him to become...

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Simon Phillips features on all star album

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

A year after releasing the all-star project “My Kind O’ Lovin’” producer and composer Milen Vrabevski returns to fulfill, as earlier claimed, his promise and ambition with Intelligent Music Project III – “Touching the Divine”. The new album features session legends Simon...

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Top Drummer Gives Lessons To Drum Students

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Fancy a drum lesson with the Drummer for Olly Murs and Little Mix? Its taking place on Saturday 11th July 2015 and is an exclusive event for drum lesson teachers and students. There will be free parking but the sessions are £25 each and run at 2pm-4pm & 6pm.  The venue is at East Bridgford...

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My Drum Lessons Top Tips For Beginners

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Seeing as you are visiting the UK’s best drum teaching website we’re speculating you’re here to top up on your drumming knowledge. We all have to start some where, so here’s some top things to consider when you are starting out and are behind the drums.

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