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Recent Aquisitions

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments · gear

I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s been a while, so I’ll re-tell the story. Somewhere along the line I’ve developed an obsession with recording myself in performance situations. There’s no substitute for listening back to what you’ve played with an objective ear in order to learn from your successes and mistakes. I used to post […]

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Foot operated Snare Drum

December 7th, 2009 · 8 Comments · community concerts, gear, video

A project I’ve been experimenting with off and on over the years has been adding a foot-operated snare drum to my drumset. This really stems from my goal of playing the role of drummer AND percussionist at the same time in live playing situations. There may also be some boredom motivating it as well! In […]

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Matching Set!

October 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · gear

My latest drum hardware project has been refinishing some toms to match my bass drum, giving me a full concert setup. It took a few months, but they’re finally done! They started life as a Pearl Export, a Pearl Vision, and 2 CB 700s, all in different colors (along with the two Ludwig marching basses). […]

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Finally – Finale!

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · gear

http://www.musicradar.com/gear/all/computers-software/notation-software/finale-2010-214710/review Music Radar reviews the new Finale 2010 – looks like all my least favorite aspects have been revised! Maybe it’s finally time to upgrade from the 2003 edition?

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