Monthly Archives: September 2014

Drum Therapy for Troubled Youth

Drum therapy enlivens treatment for troubled youth By Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch Wednesday September 17, 2014 6:45 AM Something changes when the drums are set in front of the teenagers, each of whom is struggling with drugs or alcohol … Continue reading

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Turn The World Into a Drum Kit?

I haven’t heard Cliphit in person. But it looks pretty cool. Worth checking into. // skf On the web: http://www.korg.com/us/products/drums/cliphit/ Announcing Cliphit, the new way to enjoy drums! Cliphit turns the world around you into your own personal drum kit. … Continue reading

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My First Stop-Me-In-My-Tracks Moment with Alan Dawson

by Scott K Fish September 14, 2014 I first heard Alan Dawson on at least one of his many sideman dates for Prestige records. I heard it said Mr. Dawson was an in-house drummer for Prestige – which, according to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Responsibility Through Drumming

The Music Battery teaches kids responsibility through drumming They’ve Got the Beat By Kirsten Schofield At an age when kids want to make as much noise as possible and bang on whatever makes their mom craziest, drums fit the bill. … Continue reading

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Teaching a Mind-Bogglingly Complex Rhythm System

Fremont professor moves to beat of ancient drumBy Chris De Benedetti The ArgusPosted:   09/06/2014 02:33:50 PM PDT0 Comments Rohan Krishnamurthy, Ohlone College’s newest music professor, is an acclaimed performer who specializes in mridangam, an ancient and still-popular Indian percussion instrument. … Continue reading

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Shiela E: New Book, New Album

Sheila E Marches to ‘The Beat of Her Own Drum’ in New Memoir and Dishes on Santana Romance, Prince Reunion and BiopicBy Melissa Castellanos – Sep 05, 2014 06:01 PM EDT Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Sheila E., also known as Shelia … Continue reading

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South Bend Drum Co. Back in Production

South Bend drum shop doesn’t miss a beat Posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:00 am By JEFF HARRELL South Bend Tribune “The biggest thing about the drums — a lot is custom ordered,” [shop owner Michael William] Janovic says. “We’ll … Continue reading

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