How To

How To Write Drum Charts

BY ANDREW LENTZ Necessity is the mother of invention” is a saying that Liz Ficalora – a Nashville-based session artist, producer, author, and drum chart instructor – lives and dies by. Or, perhaps more accurately, she uses it to help pay her mortgage... Read More

How To Transcribe Drum Parts

From DRUM! Magazine’s July 2017 Issue  | By Andy Ziker No one at Mesa Community College, where I was a student in the late ’80s, would have guessed that I’d so... Read More

How To Build Your Own Drumset

BY DAVE CONSTANTIN Of all the reasons you might have for wanting to build your own drum set, the most important one has nothing to do with being practical. It has to do with desire. Because the thing about building your first kit—the thing I learned,... Read More