Travis Brant | American Drummer & Composer

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What Are Drums Made Of

The sound of a drum is determined by the type of material used to make it. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned drummer, understanding the difference between raw materials can help you choose the right instrument for your style and needs. TYPES OF WOOD DRUMS Wood is the most common material used to […]

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What Are Drum Rudiments

What Are Drum Rudiments

Drum rudiments are the fundamental building blocks of drumming and a crucial aspect of every drummer’s skill set. They provide the foundation for all drumming styles and help to develop coordination, speed, endurance, and accuracy. Learning and mastering drum rudiments can help a drummer play faster and more smoothly, and it can also make a […]

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How To Choose Drum Heads

How to choose a drum head

Drumheads are the circular pieces of material that are stretched over the top and bottom of a drum to create the drum’s sound. The type of drumhead used can greatly affect the sound and feel of a drum, making it an important choice for drummers of all skill levels. There are three main types of […]

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Who Was Neil Peart

Who was Neil Peart

Neil Peart, widely considered one of the greatest drummers of all time, was the driving force behind the Canadian rock band Rush. He was born on September 12, 1952, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and began playing drums at the age of 13. He was self-taught, and by the time he was 18, he had already […]

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Who Was Buddy Rich

Who was Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich was a legendary jazz drummer who had a career that spanned over 70 years. He was born on September 30, 1917, in New York City and began playing drums at the age of two. He was a child prodigy and by the age of four, he was already performing in vaudeville shows with […]

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The History Of Drum Sticks

The history of drum sticks

Drum sticks have been an essential component of drumming for centuries, but their origins and evolution are often overlooked. The history of drum sticks is a fascinating journey through time and across cultures, revealing how these simple pieces of wood have played an important role in shaping the music we know and love today. The […]

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Free Drummer Resources

Free Drummer Resources

DRUMMER RESOURCES The #1 site for free drummer resources. Drum TV, The Drum Report, Daily Drum Lesson, E-Books, Drummer’s Weekly Workout, Groove Scribe, and more! DRUM TV Drum TV is television for drummers – 24/7 programming featuring all things drums and drumming. Drum TV can be watched as a channel on Musician TV or by […]

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Drumless Playalong Music | FDT Funkin Fusion

Style: Funky Fusion Tempo: 130 ID: YT-02 Description: Drumless playalong music for drummers. Funky fusion music from Free Drumless Tracks. Track title – FDT Funkin’ Fusion – Drumless. Fun up tempo music with modern funk fusion sounds. Remember to have fun while you practice! Join the Drummer’s Weekly Workout – FREE! https://facebook.com/travisbrant.music https://twitter.com/tbrant_music    

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Drumless Playalong Music | Funky Soul Disco Drumless Backing Track Click Track Version

Style: Funky Tempo: 110 ID: YT-01 Description: Drumless playalong music for drummers. Simple funky music from the amazing folks at Drumless Backing Tracks. Track title – Funky Soul Disco Drumless Backing Track Click Track Version. Listen carefully and stay with the click. Most importantly, have fun! Join the Drummer’s Weekly Workout – FREE! https://facebook.com/travisbrant.music https://twitter.com/tbrant_music […]

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