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KoSA Drum Camp celebrate their 25th anniversary in a different way…

Montreal, Canada July 13, 2020: KoSA’s Co-Founders and Directors, Aldo Mazza and his musician wife Dr. Jolán Kovács had excitedly been planning a big celebration for their 25th anniversary. After all, it is not every drum camp that can say that they have successfully educated thousands of participants all around the world for now a

By | 2020-08-01T01:09:09+00:00 August 1st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

‘Help Musicians’ Charity – Big Band Collective – We Wish You Well

“Musicians are having a very tough time right now. A years worth of shows have been cancelled and people are struggling. The  *help musicians* charity has been helping musicians with a small grant to help them through the pandemic. That fund is rapidly running out and there are thousands more musicians who would benefit from

By | 2020-07-06T16:52:51+00:00 July 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on ‘Help Musicians’ Charity – Big Band Collective – We Wish You Well

Russell Piner Joins BDC

In what has already been a whirlwind year, the British Drum Co. are pleased to announce the latest addition to their artist family, Russell Piner, who joins as an independent marching artist. Piner is a serving member in the Corps of Drums of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines. His extensive career has afforded him many opportunities

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Brent Carter And Friends – America’s Elite Musicians And Singers From The Soul/Groove Community Have ‘WORK To Do’ !

So what to do when you are locked down, road habits and creative instincts denied? You make a record for fun with your friends, that's what you do, right?. And that's exactly what Brent Carter - former lead vocalist with Tower of Power, and currently, Average White Band - did. And when you have an

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Gretsch Drums Debuts New Full Range Finishes

Gretsch Drums has announced the addition of two exciting new finishes to its popular line of Full Range drums. The new offerings join the value-price Catalina Series, as well as the more mid-priced Renown line-up. Gretsch Brand Manager Andrew Shreve comments, “We’re always searching for compelling new finishes, ones that are in keeping with the historic

By | 2020-06-15T00:45:51+00:00 June 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Gretsch Drums Debuts New Full Range Finishes

Groovers and Shakers – Mick Fleetwood

I first bumped into Mick Fleetwood when he was playing in jazz and blues clubs in my music-rich part of North London - places like The Fishmongers Arms, Cook’s Ferry Inn and of course Klooks Kleek in West Hampstead. We would see one another at stupid o’clock in the morning on the way home from

By | 2020-06-17T00:40:51+00:00 June 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Groovers and Shakers – Mick Fleetwood

DW Introduces Collector’s Series Timekeeper Snare Drum

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) recently announced the official launch of the Collector’s Series “Timekeeper” Snare Drum. Aptly named, the drum is decorated with “Clock and Gear” wood inlays, three hundred and fifty-one individual pieces, to be exact. Each piece of exotic and dyed laser cut material is meticulously hand-inlayed into the 1/36” thick top veneer

By | 2020-06-01T12:19:15+00:00 June 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on DW Introduces Collector’s Series Timekeeper Snare Drum

The British Drum Co. welcomes Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson to their family of artists

Manchester - Mark Richardson, drummer with powerhouse UK rock band Skunk Anansie, has joined the growing British Drum Co. family of artists. Mark’s muscular, energetic playing is what many rock fans remember from his days in the drum seat for several iconic British bands such as Little Angels and Feeder. However, Mark has also gained a

By | 2020-06-01T12:15:33+00:00 June 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on The British Drum Co. welcomes Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson to their family of artists
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