Drum Technique 101 – Wrist Strokes

Hi everyone! YouTube is filled with fancy drum technique videos, from the one-handed roll to the Moeller stroke and the Push & Pull move. While they all can be valuable additions to your toolbox, we often overlook one of the most basic, yet powerful techniques: The wrist stroke. It’s not complicated and everyone can do…More

Inverted Half Time Shuffle Beat

Sometimes I surprise myself and end up playing new stuff without even knowing it. That’s why recording your practice session is so important. I actually had to sit down and transcribe my own playing. Turns out I ended up playing a, what I call, Inverted Half Time Shuffle variation. Here’s the video from my practice…More

Couch Drumming

Who would have thought, but the new sectional inspires me to make short drumming videos. Enjoy!More

Play As You Are

“Play As You Are: A Collection Of Essays – Picking A Drummer’s Mind” was released five years ago, in September 2015. Thanks to everyone who read it and a big shout-out to those who left a review on Amazon! To celebrate, the title will be available for only $3.99 for a few days. Kindle Store…More

ebooks on Amazon

Drummers and drum teachers, For a short period of time Play As You Are, Time Well Spent, and Kick Start are available in the Kindle store for $4.99 each.More

Star Trek: Enterprise – Theme Song Transcription

One of my younger drum students loves Hard Rock, classic Heavy Metal, … and Star Trek. His favorite series is Star Trek: Enterprise, which features a version of Faith of the Heart (aka Where My Heart Will Take Me) as sung by Russell Watson. I made a quick transcription of the 1:18 min piece. It’s…More

Bomba de Corazon

This quarantine has me practicing stuff that’s out of my comfort zone. Good. That’s the only way to grow and get better.More