Learning to play drums well requires more than hammering out rudiments and playing fast! There is a world of concepts and philosophies that will deepen your knowledge of drumming and help propel you towards a greater level of drum set artistry!
Over the course of Mike’s 50 year pursuit of drumming artistry excellence he has studied deeply, asked a lot of questions, sought many answers, performed live, played in many recording sessions, and formed definitive opinions on just about every drumming topic you can think of! In Mikes Lectures series, Mike opens up and delivers a world of information on a wide variety of drumming topics. It took Mike 50 years to amass all of this information, and he is delighted to be able to share it with the drumming community!
Compilation Lectures (volume 1) is a collection of 5 lectures geared to the beginning drummer. Mike provides lots of foundational information from which to begin the journey to drumming artistry excellence! Compilation Lectures (volume 1) includes the following 5 lectures: “learning the names of the drums and cymbals”, “a good starting drum setup”, “Mike’s drum setup”, ” should I learn to read music?”, “how much practice is enough?”.
For more advanced students or those seeking more lectures on an array of drumming topics, please visit Lectures for a complete list of all topics in Mike’s Lectures series.