features

Advice

Road Warrior: The Greater Good

I’ve learned that regardless of the crisis level in which the recession has placed me and my musical endeavors, there’s always a silver lining.

Artist

Bobby Sanabria: Clave Visionary From Fort Apache

Afro-Cuban jazz drummer Bobby Sanabria tells us about growing up in the Bronx, and how he's gotten to where he is now — being nominated for a Grammy.

Q&A

In Their Own Words: Kendrick Scott

Drummer and bandleader Kendrick Scott Oracle tells DRUM! about breaking onto the jazz drumming scene, and his latest release, Conviction.

History

Moment In History: Sounds Real Purdie

Everyone benefits from shuffles, regardless of their preferred drum style. So try your hand at some of Bernard Purdie's bluesy shuffle patterns.

Artist

Starr Powered Alan Evans

DRUM! talks with Alan Evans about his band Soulive's latest release, Rubber Soulive.

Q&A

Rimshots: How Important Are They?

We find out how important rimshots are to drummers like Nick Jett, Carlos Verdugo and Daniel Williams' playing styles.

Advice

Kit Care: How Is Your Lug Life?

Al Schneider explains lugs: tube and case. Find out how to use them to the best of their ability, and learn how to take care of those bad boys.

Artist

Hannah Ford: The Princess Ride

Drummer Hannah Ford had the kind of well-rounded musical life any artist wants. But when Prince came calling, she knew what she had to do next.

Performance, Video

Cyber Spotlight: Colin White

Colin White makes his way to Cyber Spotlight artist of the day with his Solo B video submission.

Advice

You Are What You Eat: Wrestling With Fat

Ken Babal teaches us the importance of smaller, more frequent meals and exercise, as opposed to the sumo wrestling way of life.