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    Re: Learning 2 instruments

    Hi,

    A friend of mine who is a classically trained orchestral trombonist told me that when he was at music college the aim was to become as proficient on your instrument as possible, but it was...
  2. Thread: Lessons

    by Dunplaying
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    Re: Lessons

    Hi,

    I went to three tutors. All were masters of the instrument and all taught me differently. However, I didn't make as much progress as I expected and 'realised' that I simply could not play....
  3. Re: How do you guys work your rudiments into your playing?

    What are rudiments?
  4. Thread: Roland TD9

    by Dunplaying
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    Re: Roland TD9

    Hi,

    I've just bought a TD-9Kx all mesh kit. It came packed in two boxes with instructions on how to re-pack the kit in case you need to, which was a nice touch. The kit itself is of very high...
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    Best DVD Drumming Tuition Course?

    Hi,

    A friend recommended 'The Ultimate Drumming Solution' DVD drum tuition course by Jack Bennet to me.

    Does anyone have any experience of this course, or would you recommend another one?
    ...
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    Re: Posture question

    Hi,

    Have you checked out the Alexander Technique?

    I know a number of professional orchestral players and every one of them has done this. Basically it is a technique for using your body...
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    Roland TD9 Features?

    Hi,

    I've been told that the new Roland TD9 electronic drum kit has built in features to teach you how to play. Does anyone know what these are?

    The guys at my local drum shop are a bit vague...
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    Roland TD9 or TD12

    Hi,

    After much deliberation I've decided to buy a Roland electronic drumkit. I've heard that the new TD9 is excellent. But so is the TD12. Is it worth paying the extra for the TD12?

    Cheers,
    ...
  9. Thread: Tempo

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    Re: Tempo

    What's tempo?
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    Most important rudiments?

    Hi,

    Having limited time to practice, I've worked out a strict schedule to cover the moves a beginner should learn. Included in this is time spent on the drum pad doing rudiments. Of the 40...
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    Re: Is This Our Future>

    Well, I watched the YouTube video. Yes, he's talented, but boring.

    God forbid that I should spend an evening watching some guy stare at a keyboard all night.

    As far as playing for money is...
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    How much time a week needed to practice?

    Hi,

    I've got around 40 minutes a day, seven days a week to practice and been told that this is not much. I could re-arrange other commitments to increase practice time on weekends to 2 hours on...
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    Re: How to contact other amateur musicians?

    Hi,

    Thanks for all the tips.

    The most interesting one I've received (althought not on this forum) is to go for electric guitar lessons with as many guitarists offering them.

    Then, on the...
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    What Practice Schedule?

    Hi,

    Can anyone recommend a good practice schedule that can lead to steady progress and be done within a limited time?

    I've been playing the drums for a few months now and realise that I'm not...
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    Re: Instructional DVD's

    Hi,

    A great DVD for learning correct hand technique is Jo Jo Mayer's 'Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer'.

    I was looking for a DVD course myself but didn't find anything really suitable...
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    Re: What training material to get?

    Hi,

    Perhaps I should explain further.

    What I'm looking for is a book + CD, or DVD course that covers learning to play the drums in a logical, systematic way from beginner through to...
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    What training material to get?

    Hi,

    My drum teacher and I have now parted company. We kicked off o.k. but he teaches school children for exams and insisted on spending nearly the whole of each lesson on reading music.

    This is...
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    How to contact other amateur musicians?

    Hi,

    I've been playing the drums now for about 6 months. My drum teacher has told me that I should get together with other musicians about the same ability as myself and play for fun.

    He has...
  19. Thread: Shoes?

    by Dunplaying
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    Try Flip Flops

    Hi,

    Due to some pain in my ankle I've been experimenting with soft and hard shoes to see if it makes a difference. I didn't notice any until I sat down at the kit and played wearing a pair of...
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    Which DW Bass Drum Pedal?

    Hi,

    Due to joint ache I need to buy a new bass drum pedal that is easy on my ankle.

    After getting some good advice from this forum, I've now decided to go with the DW range. Bearing in mind...
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    Power glide or Rolling glide?

    Hi,

    After getting some good advice from the forum, I've decided to buy a Tama bass drum pedal.

    My aim is to get the one that is smoothest and most effortless to play. Should I go for the Power...
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    Re: Which Tama hi-hat stand?

    Thanks guys. I'll get a chain drive.

    Paul.
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    Re: Roland Drumkit?

    Hi,

    I went to my local drum shop and had a look at both kits and I've now decided to go for the TD12.

    Many thanks for the advice.

    Paul.
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    Which Tama hi-hat stand?

    Hi,

    My currend hi-hat pedal is giving me an aching ankle and knee and I'm planning to replace it with a Tama Iron Cobra model because I've heard that they are gentle on the joints.

    There are...
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    Re: Roland Drumkit?

    Hi,

    Thanks for the advice. Would you tell me what would be the advantage of the TD-12 over the TD6?

    Cheers,

    Paul.
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