history of the snare drum

History of the Snare Drum

Eight Centuries of Innovation & Ingenuity Followed Beginnings as Military Communication Device By David A. Brensilver The idea of stretching a cord of some sort across a drumhead came about as a way to “do away with the pitch of the drum,”... Read More
The Rocky History Of premier percussion

The Rocky History Of Premier Drums

BY ROBERT HENRIT | FROM THE AUG/SEPT 2002 ISSUE OF DRUM! Over the years Premier has been responsible for lots of great stuff, but using the adage of a prophet not being accepted in his own land, we Brits have tended to overlook them. But the Amer... Read More