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JJ Jones  /  Drummers
5 Things Taylor Hawkins Taught Us
Losing Taylor Hawkins was a blow to the entire rock community. Here are some reasons why he'll be greatly missed.

JJ Jones  /  Gear
How To Solve 5 Common Drumming Problems
Why do I keep cracking cymbals? Why are my stands falling over? How do I stop the snare buzzing when I hit the toms? Find out here!

JJ Jones  /  Rudiment Applications
How To Play Rudiments
How do you play a drum roll? What's a paradiddle? Learn the basic rudiments, why they're important, and how to apply them on the kit.

JJ Jones  /  Health
How To Deal With Stage Fright
Stage fright stopping you from living your dreams? Try some of these research-supported techniques to curb your performance anxiety.

JJ Jones  /  Drum Beats
Drum Beats Everyone Should Know
A well-rounded drummer should know the most popular beats in most styles. Here's a quick rundown.

JJ Jones  /  Gear
Why You Should Buy Electronic Drums
What are the benefits to electronic drums, and what should you know about them before pulling out your wallet?

JJ Jones  /  Drum Fills
How To Play Drum Fills
Many of these drum fills have stood the test of time. Now you can steal them for your toolbox!

JJ Jones  /  Song Tips
Free Drumless Tracks/Play-Alongs (And Where To Find Them)
Here are some drumless songs for you to play along with - plus tips on where to find more!

JJ Jones  /  Practice Tips
How To Prepare For Your First Gig 
If you're feeling nervous about playing in front of an audience for the first time, here are some tips to keep you calm and organized.

JJ Jones  /  Drum Fills
5+ Intermediate Drum Fills
Are you an experienced drummer looking for new fill ideas? Here are some odd groupings and linear fills you can try.

JJ Jones  /  Drum Fills
4 Advanced Drum Fills
Here are a few tricky fills for the drummers who are looking for something a bit more challenging.

JJ Jones  /  Drum Fills
7 Beginner Drum Fills (For Any Style)
These 7 beginner drum fills will level up your drumming, and add something awesome to your drum beats.

JJ Jones  /  Practice Tips
How To Find A Drum Teacher
With so many options for learning drums these days, here's what to look for in a teacher and where to find lessons that work for you.

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