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Zildjian Company To Acquire Mike Balter Mallets

  The Avedis Zildjian Company is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Mike Balter Mallet Company, the world’s largest percussion mallet manufacturer. “We’ve long respected Mike as a first call percussionist and drummer who founded his own business to address a void in the marketplace, and grew his

By | 2018-01-14T00:05:42+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – #2 – New Applications of the Steve Gadd Mozambique

Hello! and welcome to the second lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! Over the next few months we'll look at different topics to give you an idea of what you can find over at SMDA. This is a well-known groove that Steve Gadd has played and utilized in many different ways.  In

By | 2018-01-15T09:53:50+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Pump Up The Volume (or turn it down if necessary…) – Gain

Well, that's a weird thing to be writing a blog about surely? Gain? Are you sure? Absolutely. Its one of the most misunderstood things when it comes to electronic drums. Get it wrong and your pads act like switches – hit them and they make a noise at one level. Get it correct and you

By | 2017-12-31T13:44:23+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Pump Up The Volume (or turn it down if necessary…) – Gain

Stanton Moore Drum Academy Celebrates One Year Anniversary With New Promotional Trailer

Celebrating the one year anniversary of StantonMooreDrumAcademy.com, world renowned player and teacher, Stanton Moore is happy to announce the release of the brand new promotional trailer for his one-of-a-kind online drum academy. Established in 2016, Stanton Moore Drum Academy has proven itself as the quintessential platform for anyone to learn how to play or improve

By | 2017-12-14T13:57:07+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Stanton Moore Drum Academy Celebrates One Year Anniversary With New Promotional Trailer

Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – Number 1 – Go-Go

Hello! and welcome to the first lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! Over the next few months we'll look at different topics to give you an idea of what you can find over at SMDA. In this first lesson, we’ll cover a few Go-Go inspired beats that I've come up with over

By | 2017-12-16T22:58:07+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – Number 1 – Go-Go

mikedolbear.com 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year, Final 10!

The YDOTY 2018, sponsored by the British Drum Company and the UK Drum Show, is very pleased to announce the final 10 drummers in the competition, to be held on Sunday 4th February. There were over 250 entries for the 2018 competition, and the level was exceptionally high, but from that number, the drummers who

By | 2018-01-07T10:35:25+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on mikedolbear.com 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year, Final 10!

The Inside Track : Gregg Bissonette Live Webcast – Wednesday 6th (8pm UK)

Join Greg Bissonette LIVE on Wednesday, December 6th at 3pm ( US Eastern Time, 8pm UK) for “The Inside Track” global webcast. Watch live as Gregg shares stories of his long and successful career, including his 10 years touring with “Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band”, and his experience as one of the world’s most in-demand

By | 2017-12-04T14:01:29+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on The Inside Track : Gregg Bissonette Live Webcast – Wednesday 6th (8pm UK)
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