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The Ultimate Guide To Soul And Funk Drumming

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Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
5 Drumming Styles You’ve (Probably) Never Heard
Do you know how to play Zouk or Afoxê? Here's a sneak peek of some of the lesser known style covered in The Drummer's Toolbox.

Gil Sharone  /  Featured Lessons
Why Modern Drummers Should Still Use Old School Techniques
Gil Sharone shows how modern drummers can - and should - apply classic drum techniques to any style of music.

Ash Pearson  /  Quick Tips
5 Metal Chops You Need To Know
Ash Pearson is ready to shred with a double bass flourish, a hammer blast exercise and more to add to your metal drumming playbook.

Gregg Bissonette  /  Featured Lessons
How Learning Jazz, Rock & Reggae Will Supercharge Your Drumming
Learn how skills transcend genres with Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth, Ringo Starr), one of today's most versatile drummers.

Brandon Toews  /  Articles
The Ultimate Guide To Soul And Funk Drumming
In this detailed chapter from The Drummer's Toolbox, you'll learn how to play ten styles of funk and soul on the drums.

Brian Cudina  /  Broadway Drummers
Jamie Eblen, Dear Evan Hansen
How many drummers have to convey insecurity through their playing? Enter Jamie Eblen, who drums with Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.

Jim Riley  /  Featured Stories
From Homeless To Rascal Flatts
Jim Riley was willing to do whatever it took to make it in Nashville - even if it meant living in his truck.

Brian Cudina  /  Broadway Drummers
Rich Mercurio, Waitress
Rich worked with Sara Bareilles to create the songs for the musical Waitress. Here's what the process looked like.

Seamus Evely  /  Drumeo Gab
Pat Petrillo: The Abbey Road Sessions
World-class drummer and educator, Pat Petrillo, talks about recording at Abbey Road Studios, his love for the Beatles, and much more.

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Eric Slick: Go With The Flow
From School of Rock to Adrian Belew, find out how Dr. Dog's Eric Slick got his start and hear his personal take on life & expectations.

Seamus Evely  /  Drumeo Gab
Brian Tichy: They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner) talks classic rock, the state of modern recordings, and his annual Bonzo Bash.

Seamus Evely  /  Drumeo Gab #138
Ryan Van Poederooyen: You’ve Got One Chance
Best known as a longtime drummer for Devin Townsend, Ryan talks about life, motivation, and how to set ourselves up for success.

Aaron Edgar  /  Physical Health
Working Through An Injury
Following a knee injury, it turned out that being extra careful actually made drumming easier.

Samantha Landa  /  Health Center
Why Drummers Quit
If one of these 5+ roadblocks is keeping you off the drums, learn how to ease back into playing again.

Nadia Azar  /  The Drummer Lab
Burning Calories with Brann Dailor
Find out how many calories Brann Dailor burns during a show with Mastodon!

Bruce Becker  /  Physical Health
How To Prevent Drumming Injuries
Read these injury prevention tips from drum technique guru Bruce Becker and kinesiology professor Dr. Nadia Azar.


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