May 2014 Issue of DRUM!

May 2014

Vinnie Colaiuta

No living drummer shape-shifts as skillfully as Vinnie Colaiuta. The master of ego-less playing opens up about his methods.

Gear Guide: New Drum Sets For 2014

Startling new trends — and old ones — are among this year’s crop of new kits. We tried to make sense of it all.

Top 10 Chameleon Drummers

The players who effortlessly blend into multiple musical situations.

49 Styles Every Drummer Must Know

From the shuffle to a 12/8 ballad, our short list of must-know grooves will have the gig offers rolling in.

ReStyle Workshop

Six songs that spawned memorable cover tunes, and how different drummers interpreted them.

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