Developing Speed on the Drums

This one is for the drummers… Speed is almost an illusion on the drums. Its not so much the about the number of times your stick hits the drum as it is about the way your wrist is used to allow multiple hits for one downstroke. I can’t say thats a general rule, but aContinue reading “Developing Speed on the Drums”

Farewell to Dave Brubeck drummer, Joe Morello

The passing of Joe Morello will certainly not go unnoticed in the drumming community. He died at his U.S. home in Irvington, New Jersey Saturday March 12 at age 82. Joe was an inspiration, an extraordinary talent, and one of my favorite teachers. Joe was most famously known as the drummer for The Dave Brubeck quartet. HeContinue reading “Farewell to Dave Brubeck drummer, Joe Morello”