News Archive

Drummer needs your support.

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

One of our favourite drummers – Wayne Proctor needs a little favour from you. Wayne says “I’ve been nominated in the Drummer category of the British Blues awards again, my 5th year running. I’ve won it three times but need to win three times in a row to make the hall of fame....

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Low numbers on teacher training course shuts down the ITT.

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Hibernia College UK (HCUK) has taken the decision to close entry to its core ITT courses starting during the academic year 2015/16 to new applicants and applications. Low applicant numbers, coupled with the difficulty in securing the agreement of suitable schools local to applicants to offer school...

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Interview With Top Drummer.

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“I try and make music,” reveals master clinician Benny Greb about his approach to drumming. “It is really important to me ? even when I?m doing a drum solo it has to be about the music.” Watch the 27-year-old German in action and it?s immediately clear he is enjoying a love...

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Full Line Up For London Drum Show.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

With the London Drum Show 2015 main stage line-up now fully confirmed, now’s your chance to make sure you don’t miss out on your favourite drummer with the release of advance main stage tickets which are now available for purchase. Don’t forget to check out the timings for the...

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Drummer Carmine Appice To Release New Digital Only EP.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

My Drum Lessons friend Carmine Appice and New York 60’s hitmaker, vocalist Dean Parrish have reunited after 50 years to record a new 7 song EP of 60’s soul music, commonly known as Northern Soul music. Aptly titled “Northern Soul – I’m On My Way”, the EP will be released...

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Top Drummers At Leeds Drum Academy.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

They’re coming! The best drummers in the world will be at My Drum Lessons drum tutor Joao Figueirdo Leeds Drum Academy! So who will be there. Well to start with its drummer Hugo Danin. Then JP Bouvet, Gabor Dornyei and Kornel Horvath. Claus Hessler will be teaching private lessons and hosting...

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My Drum Lessons Tutor Plays Special Event.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Drum teacher Jamie Lee from Southend-on-Sea has been playing with the ‘Fifty-Four Plates’ for several years now. They formed in 2012, are an energetic 6 piece collective drawing on rock, folk and country roots. Think a rocked up modern Crosby Stills and Nash, taking influence from The...

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DW And Sabian Join Forces with Legendary Rock Band Rush To Raise £25k.

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Fans of iconic Canadian rock band Rush recently enjoyed some unique opportunities to own a piece of the band’s history – all to benefit cancer research. In exchange for a small donation, fans posed for pictures behind legendary drummer Neil Peart’s one-of-a-kind, Collector’s Series® Drum...

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Drummer Wanted For Dixon Drums Job Position.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Dixon Drums is an innovative brand with a wealth of experience in the drum and percussion market. Now wishing to strengthen both their European distribution communication and professional artist support, the following position is made available. This is a self-employed position that will suit a sales...

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Great female drummer opportunity to work with pro drummers

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

My Drum Lessons are delighted to have found an exciting opportunity for young women to learn from and work with an incredibly talented musician who has toured the world. We’re now taking applications for 1-to-1 personalised beginner drum lessons with experienced contemporary drummer and DJ Fiona...

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Motivate your drum student to practice.

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Drum teachers, hear this: don’t shout or pull out your hair. We know it can be irritating to get your students to practice drums, but it’s not impossible. If you’re reading this blog post, you probably have a several students learning to play drums, and you’re wondering how to motivate...

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Drum Click Tracks – Good or Bad?

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

So what do you think of a click track to play along with? Whatever you may think of it, the majority of  recording/performing industry today revolves around that ‘annoying tiny beeping’ sound and it’s more than certain that you’ll be asked to work with one sooner or later. Click tracks can...

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Porter & Davies Extend Their Warranty

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Porter & Davies, the world leader in the development of tactile monitoring systems, are delighted to announce that all their products purchased from the 1st August 2015 will now come with a two-year warranty. Paul Barretta, Managing Director of Porter & Davies commented ‘as a company we...

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Zak Starkey, Josh Devine And Others Join Porter & Davies Roster

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

My Drum Lessons have been informed that several top drummers have joined forces with drum manufacturer to show off their drum gear. Flying the flag for the UK are Zak Starkey long time drummer with The Who and currently playing on their world ‘The Who hits 50!’ tour, Josh Devine the powerhouse...

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