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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)

Teenage Cancer Trust Launch ’12 Drummers Drumming’ Auction

This Christmas you could be the proud owner of some incredible pieces of signed drumming memorabilia. With support from REMO, and the worldwide drumming community, '12 Drummers Drumming', is an auction in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. You will have the opportunity to bid on some amazing pieces, from some of the biggest names in the industry, including signed

By | 2017-11-29T13:09:52+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Teenage Cancer Trust Launch ’12 Drummers Drumming’ Auction

2018 Young Drummer Of The Year – Top 40

There were more than 250 entries for the 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year Final. Here, in no particular order, are the top 40. 1: Ben Williams 2: Isaac Harari 3: Jack Elston  4: Calvin Davidson   5: Ollie Thacker 6: Guy Rudman 7: Louise Honeyman 8: James Armfield 9: Emmanuel Mitchell 10: Jeremiah Joshua

By | 2017-11-30T22:14:49+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year – Top 40

Studio Quality Drum Sound: Yamaha EAD-10 – Make Your Drums Do More

The EAD10 acoustic electronic drum module instantly transforms your acoustic drum kit into a powerful digital/electronic hybrid with sampled sounds and studio quality digital effects. It allows you to play and record your acoustic drums along with your favourite artists from your music library or from tracks from your friends and share them digitally. With

By | 2017-11-13T16:34:27+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Studio Quality Drum Sound: Yamaha EAD-10 – Make Your Drums Do More

Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

London-based multi-instrumentalist and percussionist Pete Lockett has signed on as an official endorser of Latin Percussion (LP). One of the world’s most respected percussionists, Lockett is best known for his diverse body of work including recording and touring with Björk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Bill Bruford, Jeff Beck and Noel Gallagher among many others.

By | 2017-11-13T14:22:39+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Sabian introduces the Tollspire Chimes – a set of 5 conically-shaped micro-splashes, sized in quarter-inch increments from 4.75" to 5.75". Crafted from Sabian B20 Bronze, they are rolled and tempered from splash- thickness blanks, then formed into a cupless, conical shape. The result is a compelling combination of chime, bell and splash, offering melodic sounds

By | 2017-11-13T14:19:44+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

Coming soon from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg, a new Book with Video: The Beat Matrix Unlocked - A new template for the art of hip-hop drumming. The Beat Matrix Unlocked contains over 300 examples covering unique approaches to hip-hop drumming and groove creativity. Challenge your feel, independence, and chops while expanding your groove knowledge and sound options.

By | 2017-11-09T11:54:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

Aaron Spears Clinic – PMT Romford, November 9th

In association with mikedolbear.com, Aaron Spears is holding a clinic at PMT Romford as his only UK date on Thursday November 9th. The event will be held at PMT Romford, 10-14 Eastern Avenue East, RM1 4DR at 7pm and tickets, priced at £12.50, are available from www.aaron-spears.eventbrite.co.uk The event is sponsored by DW, Zildjian, Remo

By | 2017-10-13T12:51:13+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Aaron Spears Clinic – PMT Romford, November 9th

Sonor Drums release more details about new AQ2 Series launched at this year’s UK Drum Show in Manchester

The new AQ2 Series from Sonor was launched on September 23 and 24 at the UK Drum Show in Manchester. Two days later it was launched globally online at a live event on onlinelessons.tv and Facebook live. The AQ2 range features; 100% maple shells New designed „SmartMount“ - The minimalistic yet functional design of the

By | 2017-10-10T22:48:48+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sonor Drums release more details about new AQ2 Series launched at this year’s UK Drum Show in Manchester

Young Drummer Of The Year 2018 Entrance Is Now Open!

  Entrance to the mikedolbear.com Young Drummer Of The Year competition 2018 is now open! Between October 1st and November 15th 2017 drummers aged 16 and under can enter the UK's original and Number 1 drumming competition. To enter, just go to http://www.youngdrummeroftheyear.com/How_to_Enter.htm and download your entry form. This year, the method of entry has

By | 2017-09-30T23:52:00+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Young Drummer Of The Year 2018 Entrance Is Now Open!
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