Category: The Next Level

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How to Start Your Own Drum Teaching Practice

Introduction One way to develop understanding of your instrument is to try and explain what you do to someone else.  The process of dissecting your knowledge and movements forces you to become more aware of why you play the way you do. Seeing the instrument through a beginner’s eyes, gives you a new perspective.  No two learners

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How to Prepare For, and Play a Live Gig

Introduction There’s nothing quite like live performance. You enter a different headspace compared to when you are playing on your own or rehearsing with your band. Getting used playing in front of others is essential on your path to becoming a performing drummer.  We’ll discuss every aspect of gig preparation, but let’s start in the

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