Understanding Rhythm

  1. Why is reading drum music important? (2022 – Updated)

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    If you are new to learning the drums and looking at our free drum lessons, you may be wondering why reading music notation is important. Learning to read drum music is often an intimidating thought for many beginner drummers. The good news is that it’s not as difficult as you might think, and the vast benefits are well worth the extra effort. Helpful related articles: The benefits of learning drum notation – 5 Essential Facts. Do I need to learn… Read More

  2. Do I need to learn music notation to play the drums? (2021 – Updated)

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    As a beginner drummer, learning to read music notation will make the learning experience easier. For drummers with more experience who do not currently read music, it will open up a new world of information, understanding, and techniques. Is it worth learning to read music to play the drums? Will reading music notation make me a better drummer? Is it hard to learn to read music, and what are the benefits? This brief article should be a helpful reference for… Read More

  3. How long does it take to learn the drums? (2021 – Updated)

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    The idea of learning any musical instrument, including the drums, can be a little daunting when starting. But fear not! Once you dive a little deeper, you’ll find that it’s all about how you approach it, using the resources available to you, and making sure that you have help available when you need it.  The reality is that small amounts of practice can make a big difference when learning the drums. This is great news for aspiring drummers and hobbyists… Read More

  4. Are you considering drum lessons for children? (2021 – Updated)

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    Drum lessons for children are becoming increasingly popular, particularly in the wake of Covid-19, and the need to find fun and inventive ways of keeping our children engaged and entertained. Recent advances in electronic drum technology and sound reduction also mean that this enjoyable yet often maligned instrument can be effectively learned while maintaining household peace. With more parents and neighbors working from home, and many children still engaging in home-based online studies, this is a significant consideration. We’ve compiled… Read More