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Drumset Book Pre-Release!

December 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments · new release, upcoming gigs

I’m happy and relieved to announce that my drumset method book, Building Grooves, A Beginner’s Guide To Drumset Control And Coordination, is finally done! Seven years of writing, testing, and teaching have all come together into 44 pages of groove! The official release date for the book will be January 14, 2010. I’ll be having […]

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Gimme Proof!

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments · new release

I got my proof copy of my drumset method book, “Building Grooves,” in the mail today! This is the last proofreading step before I set it out into the world for all to see. It’s been a long, 7 year journey getting it all done, but now that I can hold it in my hand […]

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Giving Thanks with some music…

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

Thanksgiving is a big time here at Summerlgen. We try to live out lives with gratitude for all we have been given. After all, how many people get to make music for a living? So, to thank all the students, fans and followers for all your support through the years, here’s my Thanksgiving gift to […]

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New Video Drumset Lesson

October 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments · lessons, practicing, video

I’ve just posted a new, FREE video lesson to the site. This is the first in a series of lessons dealing with rudiments at the drumset. Lesson 1 is focused on Rudiment #1, the single stroke roll. Stay tuned, we’ll eventually cover all 40 rudiments in drumset applications. .pdf notation for this lesson is available […]

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