How to Play the Bass Drum: The Basics

The Bass Drum is a noble instrument and unfortunately it is often maligned by non percussionists because it looks easy to play and it is often classified as a sub instrument like the spoons or something. I’m here to tell you that the Bass Drum is a fantastic musical instrument, and so are the spoons […]

How to Play the Bass Drum with a Cymbal Attached

Sometimes because your don’t have enough players or because the part is written this way the bass drum player has to be able to play cymbals also. This is called playing bass drum with cymbal attached. There are a few commercial cymbal attachments available on the market that work very well with the best one […]