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  1. Re: Hey there DrumChat! Check out my new drumset!

    Nice looking Kit, hope you have a lot of fun with it!!
  2. Thread: Piano

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    Re: Piano

    I've played piano longer than I've played drums. Big benifit for learning drums was I already new how to read music. Drumming did improve my timing, and my ability to read syncopated rhythms on the...
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    Stopped back in to say Hi

    Sorry I've been away so long, don't know how often I'll be back, but I've missed you guys. As you all know life happens and things have been hectic, but mostly good. I've made a real effort to play...
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    Re: Marines Drumline

    The Answer is Yes you have to go to boot camp and the whole Marine Corp Experience. I have a friend who was in the Marine Drum Corps, and was also in the Army Reserve Band when I was there. It's a...
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    Re: Drum and bugle

    I spent two of my summers during my Highschool years in drum corp, and it was a very rewarding experience, a made a lot of friends we worked hard, but had a great time doing it. I still run into an...
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    Re: few questions.

    You read my mind, I was just about to suggest a pair of powered monitor speakers. Good choice. You'll also want a good pair of isolation headphones for recording so you can hear what's going...
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    Re: Decent sounding budget cymbals?

    I would second the advice to look in the used market. You can get better sounding cymbals for much less money.
  8. Re: when should one start learning polyrhythms?

    When I hadn't been playing drums very long I had a drummer friend show me three against two, and I use that a lot in 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures. I was also show 4 against 3, but I don't tend to use...
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    Re: us old guys had it pretty tough.

    Me and I'm sure some of the other older members on here remember my family getting their first TV set (not that TV wasn't around when I was born, but it wasn't until a little while after I was born...
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    Re: My new *drumroll please* drumset!

    Sounds like you got a great kit, Enjoy!!
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    Re: What Birch drumkitt to choose?

    I bought a set of Yamaha Stage Customs for our Church, Birch with a 20" bass, nice sounding drums that are holding up well. They are also very reasonably priced. I'm sure the higher end Yamaha kits...
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    Re: Refinish!!! Check It Out!!!

    The set looks really great, the stain job with that pattern looks really sweet.
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    Re: Mandatory Listening for drummers?

    A must listen to for Jazz drumming would be Dave Brubeck's "Time Out" album featuring Joe Morello on drums. Many unusual time signatures including 5/4 in the famous "Take Five" cut, and it also...
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    Re: Bad grades=no drums :(

    I've raised two sons, one is now a Captain in the Army with a degree in Business, and the other one will graduate from college next year. Taking away things in exchange for good grades was one of...
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    Re: Which mixer?

    I've owned a lot of Yamaha gear over the years, including one of their powered mixers, and it's always been very reliable. I've also got a small Behringer mixer I bought for home use. It is OK but I...
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    Re: I want a drum set so bad...

    Playing on a cheap guitar with poor set-up etc. is a very discouraging thing for sure. You will find this less of a problem with drums since you aren't tryiing to physically push down strings that...
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    Re: Rescued A Used Sabian 20" HH Med Ride

    I paid about $200 for my HH classic ride used. So I think you got a great deal the 20" HH rides go for over $300 new. Yours looks in pretty decent shape, Good Find!!
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    Re: Gretsch Floor Tom Trouble

    You could have a defective hoop that is slightly smaller than it should be, or out of round, etc. If the hoop is round, and lays flat a slightly smaller size shouldn't hurt anything. I've got...
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    Re: Had to sell my drum kit.

    Sorry to hear about your hard times, but you manned up and did the right thing. I've been there: we were putting an addition on our house about 20 years ago so our sons could have separate bed...
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    Re: Drumming injury

    I'm currently dealing with tendonitis in my right arm, I would say see your Dr. mine gave me some anti-inflamatories, and had me ice it often, avoid use as much as possible, and wear a velcro band...
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    Re: Guitar playerz

    I personally am not a big SG fan mainly because it isn't the best choice for the styles of music I play. I play mostly Country, Jazz, light rock, CCM, and pop styles, and find for me that...
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    Re: group lesson or 121?

    121 is the way to go if you can afford it. Not only do you get personal attention but you progress at your own pace. Many times people get bored with group lessons because everyone in the group...
  23. Re: Question for you multiple band guys...

    You have to look at how busy the schedule is or each group. I've been in two bands before but each of them did about 6 gigs a year, so there wasn't much chance of a double booking. I do regret some...
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    Re: WOW, this is worth sharing!

    very funny thanks for sharing.
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    Poll: Re: grip or slick on your playing shoes?

    I don't pay that much attention to what I have on my feet whatever I'm wearing at the time, seems to work for me.
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