Need a drumset, books, sticks, cymbals or anything else drum related? You're in the store at least once a week already, right? Well….did you know that if you study with me, you'll receive a student discount on all items purchased at the store that are drum related? And you'll get special counsel from me as well when buying here?
You might be alarmed, but I don't get a dime when you buy at the store. I only teach there. But I will encourage you to buy here. Gary's Music is owned and operated by my father, Gary Colmey as has been for over 20 years. When you buy locally, you not only support your local economy, but take a stand against internet and chain music retail stores who try to wipe out the little guys. Plus, you'll get sound, face to face advice from someone who
If you're a student of mine, then you already know about this. webMetronome is a free online metronome that is easy to use.
Welcome to Vic Firth's Drum Rudiment page! Included in this section of the website are all 40 of The Percussive Arts Society's Essential Snare Drum Rudiments, along with videos of each rudiment being performed by Dr. John Wooton, audio play-along files, exercises that apply the rudiment to "real world" musical phrases and practice suggestions from the Vic Firth Education Team.
To get started, grab your sticks and a practice pad and select a rudiment from one of the rudimental families below!
Welcome to DrummerWorld. Created by Bernhard Castiglioni, this site is completely free to use, and is FULL of drummer articles, music, downloads, videos, interviews and more. It's really mind boggling to have such a dense and thorough archive of drummers to study from. Bernhard does such a great job maintaining and updating the site with new videos, up and coming drummers, practice tips, and more.
I encourage each student to spend as much time on Drummerworld as humanly possibly.