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Backstage with Steve Barney

In the next episode of the ‘Backstage with…’ series, Mike talks to Steve Barney, drummer with Anastacia (since 2009) and currently out with Mike and The Mechanics. In this episode, Mike travelled to the BIC in Bournemouth to catch up with Steve when he was recently touring with Anastacia on date 13 of the 14

By | 2017-09-14T11:07:21+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Features|Comments Off on Backstage with Steve Barney

Win a 20” Zildjian A Custom ride signed by artists at The UK Drum Show in Manchester

To celebrate the A Custom’s 25th anniversary, and in association with Zildjian, mikedolbear.com and Headstock, visitors to The UK Drum Show can be in with a chance to win a 20” ride. All you need to do is find your way to the Zildjian stand at The UK Drum Show on the 23rd/24th September and

By | 2017-09-14T13:29:52+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Win a 20” Zildjian A Custom ride signed by artists at The UK Drum Show in Manchester

Zildjian Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of “A Custom” Cymbal Series

The Avedis Zildjian Company has announced that it will celebrate its 25th Anniversary of its “A Custom” cymbals, beginning in September of 2017. In 1992, the A Custom Series broke new ground in Zildjian's cymbal manufacturing techniques and is now considered one of the most iconic and popular cymbals in the world. A Custom is

By | 2017-09-13T11:48:52+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Zildjian Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of “A Custom” Cymbal Series

Win a Premier Modern Classic Snare Drum with Absolute Music

As part of the 2017 Absolute Music Superstore Anniversary celebrations, the music retailer (based near Poole and Bournemouth in Dorset) has teamed up with iconic UK drum brand Premier, to give you the chance to win a Premier Modern Classic Snare while showing off what you can do around a drum kit. All you have

By | 2017-09-07T19:54:33+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Win a Premier Modern Classic Snare Drum with Absolute Music

Giovanni Hidalgo Fundraiser At London’s Jazz Café October 4th

Giovanni Evening of Performances from UK’s Top Percussionists and Online Fundraising Auction Sponsored by Latin Percussion and GEWA Music A benefit event for Grammy™ Award-winning conga player, Giovanni Hidalgo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th at London’s Jazz Café. Hosted by Jamiroquai percussionist, Sola Akingbola, the evening will feature some of the UK’s

By | 2017-09-01T19:09:02+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Giovanni Hidalgo Fundraiser At London’s Jazz Café October 4th

Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – The Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd – Lesson 4

In the fourth and last lesson of this series of special lessons for MikeDolbear.com DIME ONLINE Head Of Drums Gabor Dornyei looks at the Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd. He breaks it down into it's constituent parts – the Mozambique right hand rhythm itself and the ghost notes - and shows you how you

By | 2017-08-31T22:03:31+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – The Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd – Lesson 4

IN THE BEGINNING…

Does this leave you cold...? Welcome to the first 'Seriously Wired' Blog for mikedolbear.com. In this series I want to look at electronics, how they can be used, and most importantly how they can help you! For most drummers, electronics are a bit of a (as we say in the UK) 'Marmite' situation

By | 2017-08-31T22:45:28+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on IN THE BEGINNING…

Up Close & Personal – Matt Helders

Mike sits down with Matt Helders to catch up on whats been happening since the Sheffield born drummer moved to Los Angeles. They catch up on Matt's Post Pop Depression project and of course, Arctic Monkeys. Plus Mike asks Matt for his feelings about five iconic drummers. Keep checking the site for more Up Close

By | 2017-08-27T20:35:50+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Up Close & Personal – Matt Helders

Dave Weckl launches the NEW Dave Weckl Online School!

Go to:  http://daveweckl.teachable.com to subscribe, login, and start using an amazing learning tool that only Dave Weckl could create! You can also watch a preview video! What is the Dave Weckl Online School? Dave's Complete Method in HD Video and Studio-Quality Sound... The all-new online school already has 10+ hours of HD video lessons with sound mixed

By | 2017-08-14T22:43:17+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Dave Weckl launches the NEW Dave Weckl Online School!

Andrew Small’s ‘Hybrid & Triggering Masterclass’

Yamaha UK are really pleased to announce that Andrew Small will be opening Yamaha’s Drumfest events in September and October with a Masterclass on Hybrid Drumming and Triggering. Yamaha’s 3-day festival devoted entirely to drumming, being held in Cardiff, Birmingham, Nottingham, Glasgow and London. Without doubt Andrew Small is one of the most respected drummers pioneering

By | 2017-09-07T19:56:33+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Andrew Small’s ‘Hybrid & Triggering Masterclass’
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