The Drummer's Lifeline

The Drummer's Lifeline
Quick Fixes, Hacks, and Tips of the Trade

By Peter Erskine and Dave Black Drum Book Item: 00-44219
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The Drummer's Lifeline offers practical, yet off-beat solutions to just about any drumming situation someone will most likely encounter, whether you're a working pro, a student, or a weekend warrior who simply plays the drums for the fun of it. Whatever your musical preference or style, and whatever your level of drumming experience or expertise, the authors promise you'll find answers to questions you've asked yourself before, or answers to questions you didn't even know existed.

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Choosing Drumsticks, Brushes, Mallets, and Bass Drum Beaters
Bass Drum Beaters
Choosing, Changing, and Tuning Drumheads
Drumhead Selection
When Should a Drumhead Be Replaced
Changing a Drumhead
Tuning the Various Drums of the Kit
The Snare Drum (Specifically)
The Tom-Toms (Specifically)
Multiple Toms (Specifically)
The Bass Drum (Specifically)
The Snare Drum
The Bass Drum
Performance and Recording Tips
What Do Other Musicians Say?
Mics and Drums
Tricks of the Trade
Reading Rhythms
Timeless Esthetics
Care and Maintenance
Percussion Repair Kit (Leave Home Without It)
Drum Shells
On the Road Again
Cases and Storage
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle (You're Asking Us?)
The Business of Music
Don't Be Afraid to Say No
Maynard Ferguson's Rule on Charity
Endorsements and Music Industry Companies
General Business Etiquette and Strategies
How Can Social Media Best Be Utilized?
How Much Self-Promotion Is Too Much?
Should I Attend Music Conventions?
Is a College Degree Still Valuable?
Alternate Careers in Music
How Do I Submit a Manuscript for Publication Consideration?
Practice Tips to Make the Most of Your Drumming
More Practice Tips
Cool Warm-Ups
Glossary of Words You Should Know

Additional Information

Author: Dave Black, Peter Erskine
Instrument: Drum
Format: Book
Page Count: 128
Item Number: 00-44219
ISBN 10: 1-4706-3899-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-3899-3
UPC: 038081530857

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