There's a wonderful thread What are the pros and cons of Traditional Grip vs. Matched Grip for snare and drumset?. Are any of the points mentioned there different in the case of a leftie? In ...
I've played snare for a few years now and all my teachers recommended that I use double strokes for evenness of sound and speed. When I started playing some more difficult timpani parts however and ...
I am a student for (or is it 'to'? I'll have to look that up on ell.stackexchange) snare drums, and I'm given sight-reading homework, with lots of triplets with rests, sixteenth note triplets and all ...
When I play my drum set, the toms make the snare rattle. Also, some pitches played by guitar or bass will make it rattle. I've tried tuning all the drums to certain pitches (somewhat effectively), but ...
I've dutifully studied the 40 essential snare drum rudiments for several months now. I know I'm far from truly mastering them, but I feel like I'm ready to move on to something new as well while I ...
A standard snare drum rim shot, as I understand it, requires the stick to contact the drum head and rim simultaneously. I'm having trouble finding the appropriate angle (the majority of the time I ...