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Pro Drummer Tips: Kenny Sharretts on Resetting an Old Drum Head

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Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrassco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Kenny Sharretts on Adding a Natural Gate to Toms

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Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer, he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrasco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Dustin Ragland on Experimental Drum Sounds

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Dustin Ragland Dustin plays for Charlie Hall, Student Film, and Dr. Pants. He has been a full-time drummer for 9 years and has played for 16. He produces and mixes records in OKC; teaches recording/songwriting at ACM@UCO in OKC, and reads maps for fun. He also makes his own music as Eutopian Accident, at www.eutopianaccident.com. Dustin’s Pro Drummer Tip: “My …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Jon Cohan on Snare Wire Straps

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Jon Cohan Jon Cohan is a Boston-based studio drum tech (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dropkick Murphys, Fall Out Boy), drummer, author (Zildjian: A History of the Legendary Cymbal Makers, Star Sets: Drum Kits of the Great Drummers, The Drummer’s Almanac), magazine writer (DRUM!, Traps, Rhythm), drum consultant, and recovering custom drum maker. You can check out Jon’s drum tech blog …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Dale Baker on Drum Transcription

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Tip: Learn how to transcribe drum music! Chances are you’ve heard Dale’s drumming recently.¬† Dale’s drumming propels the lilting melody of the hit song and perennial summer favorite “Kiss Me,” by the group Sixpence None the Richer. He has recorded for labels such as Mammoth, Virgin, Almo Sounds, Elektra, Epic, Sony, RCA and played on jingles and commercial projects for …

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Truth Custom Drums @ Winter NAMM 2012 – Pictures and Videos

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Truth Custom Drums Truth had some great drums at their booth. They just released a Matt Greiner signature production model kit that sounds phenomenal! If your interested in hearing what Truth Drums sound like you can check out their new site¬† that provides high quality audio samples of truth drums. You can also keep up with Truth by following them …