A flam diddle. At least that's how we called them when I learned them.
Here's an exercise that without the cheeses it's rather trivial. It took me a while to get this clean at 140 bpm.
Here's the video of me playing if you want to play along.
Attached is the exercise.
A full-time job, engineering school, and becoming a parent has cut away from my playing this last year. I'm about to go on a summer break from school and I want to spend more time with my little one and also jump back in to playing regularly.
I am interested to know what your approach would be...
To anyone with endorsement experience, how do you go about getting endorsed? And should you shoot for smaller companies when you're first trying to get endorsed?
I play for the University of Houston's Basketball Band and I think it would be a good opportunity for a company to endorse...
If I get 200 RTs I will have a chance to perform a drum solo tonight at a show! I'm really close and I would love to perform tonight!
It won't take more than 2 minutes of your time
my twitter handle: @czarthedrummer
Retweet my pinned tweet
That's it! Thank you!
I am going to have a baby this summer!! Hoorayy!!
But I'm not sure what to do with my drums. I have an acoustic set (Pdp mainstage, 16",18" A Custom crashes,20" K Dark Ride, 14" HHX Dark Hats). And I need a way to practice and not destroy my baby's ears.
So I know that some of my options...
I had the opportunity to play with the University of Houston's Cougar Brass at the American Conference Basketball Championship. This has been one of my biggest accomplishments as a musician as the game was aired on ESPN and I had one of my biggest crowds. Nerves were hard to ignore but I had so...
I started teaching a 7 year old and I am not sure how I will approach learning new music.
For now I started with basics like:
how to hold sticks
single stroke roll
and a rock beat
I think being able to read music can open more opportunities as a musician but I don't want to...
I recently punched a hole through my bass drum and so I wanted to know if anyone had any "hacks" to patching up broken/damaged heads? I know I could just go and buy one but until then I would like to see if anyone had any head remedy.
Post any other drum hacks you guys might have.
What are good cymbals for studio?
What are mics you would recommend?
I have been disliking the sound of my AA-Metal X crashes since they are heavy cymbals. i also have been recording with 2 condenser mics, one on the bass drum and one on the over head and I'm happy with the sound but I would...
This is my live performance with my band at the University of Houston
I'll be posting the rest of the concert soon
I have more content so feel free to check it out!
This has been one of my best most complete live performances. What are your best experiences with live...