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NEW DRUMMER BLOG - Corey Pierce of God Forbid - "I started playing drums early in school and had the benefit of being around a lot of great drummers who taught me a great deal, including styles ranging from classical percussion to jazz to marching band, as well as rock studies. I later joined a couple of different drum corps, which furthered my knowledge of reading and rudimentary studies. It also opened my eyes to an extremely large world of different music and the value of...." (continued)

NEWS - The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Joins Music-Ed Advocacy Trip To D.C. Read the story here: http://wp.me/p1bQfj-72N Photo by Laura Glass.

Drummer Blog - Paul Koehler of Silverstein Silverstein started as an expression of something musically different. I joined four other individuals, all of whom were older than me, at the age of sixteen after having a band practice with them in a parent’s basement. It was never meant to be a career or anything full–time. It was just something fun to do....

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22 Kickass Lady Drummers Who Are The Definition Of Cool

Sandy West of the Runway's started playing drums when she was 9. The Runway's were the first teenage, all girl rock band. #SexiestFemaleMusicians #GirlsWhoPlayInstruments

Max Roach (born Maxwell Lemuel Roach), jazz percussionist, drummer, & composer. A pioneer of bebop, he went on to work in many other styles of music, and is considered among the most important drummers in history. He worked with many famous jazz musicians, including Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, & Thelonious Monk. His most significant innovations include devising a new concept of musical time - a flexible rhythmic pattern that allows soloists to play freely.

Jay Nazz - Reckless Kelly by Marshall Foster - Mixed Marshall Arts, via Flickr Jazz is a great drummer and amazing person and Marshall is a fantastic artist... I'm blessed to be acquainted with both