Category: Drums

It's Christmas!

December 5th, 2012
treecouch update pics of house, snow pic from window, home made wine. pics frame facebook,jazz club, to many drummers, but i got to play a couple of time and really started to just understand what was going on.... so been practicing and have… more »

Jazz and Drum Camps

August 26th, 2012
Over the last couple of weeks I have been at Mount Royal University attending couple of music camps, one a Jazz performance and the other a drum camp. Both were highly enjoyable is not a little tiring.The jazz performance camp gave me my first opport… more »

Nothing but Time

July 7th, 2012
Have spent a few weeks in the uk visiting family and friends, which has been really nice and its now time to get back to Calgary for the summer and sun :D Heres me drumming along to Grease title track just before I left for the uk, I have had some rea… more »

I'm a Professional

June 10th, 2012
I have given my first lesson and I have also earned money from doing something that I love:)I was surprised when someone asked me to given them a lesson but I said sure, not a problem, why dont we have a free lesson see how it goes and we can take it… more »

A dream doesn't become reality through magic...

April 20th, 2012
Hard work is what it takes You can be, do anything you want to if you are prepared to work hard.....It s been a while since I got behind a kit, as I have been waiting to buy a new electrinc kit, I have gone for the Yamaha DTX, which I am really inte… more »

Step Changing My Drumming

February 17th, 2012
Had a lesson with Pat Garvey the other day really challenge to to step change in my drummingThe other than some sound advice on practice methods, we had a great talk about the next step,I have been thinking about what the lesson and feel that I n… more »

First Auditions for 2012

January 6th, 2012
I had a great audition for a local Calgary band called Resurrection Joe the other night and it went really well from my perspecteve, not sure that I am what they need for a drummer as they are all very accounplised musician and might just be a bit of a b… more »

Looking at 16th Note Triplets

November 28th, 2011
So I have began to look at Sixteenth Note Triplets or sextuplets as I am looking at two tracks that use them Day Tripper by the Beatles and Oasis Don't look back in Anger, which is a track of there best album (What's the Story) Morning Glory? This is one… more »

Summer School for Drummers

September 18th, 2011
I attended a weeks drum set course at Mount Royal University in Calgary, the experience was really great and it was interesting to experience learning from a different team of professional, Tyler Hornby, Mark Kelso, Malcolm Lim and John Riley were really… more »

What can I achieve in a day?

August 12th, 2011
:?:Listen to the song, find lyrics print and use to help work out the structure thenListen to the songListen to the songListen to the song....................then Listen to the song with head phones. more »

Working on 16th Note Grooves

August 2nd, 2011
August is the month I am taking a look at 16th note groves, going back to basics with Tommoy Igoe groove essential and trying to learn a couple of songs which use them, really want to try a couple of Duran Duran tracks and some Steive Nicks, I plan to l… more »

Practicing with Kate and Will

July 10th, 2011
well I have been here a week in calgary, with Kate and Wills, but I have really been practicing and revisiting on songs, lie Sex on fire by the Kings of Leons, which has been really positive as I have found that a song that I could not play a year ago is… more »

Term 3 Week 10: The End and The Beginning...

July 1st, 2011
Well it was the last week and its been one of mixed emotions.:-/I just wanted to thanks a couple of people firstly Andy Nixon for giving me a change 2 years ago and for his surport and encouragement while I have been at BIMM.Preston Prince for g… more »

Term 3 Week 9: Fight the fear of failure...

June 21st, 2011
These are my last lesson at BIMM and going forward I have to Fight the fear of failure.Dan a friend told me that its is time for me to get out there, I am ready to star playing and peforamce as much as I can nd its nice to hear that also peaple are s… more »

Term 3 Week 8: You have to ask yourself...

June 17th, 2011
U have to ask yourself!Although my audtions shows progress, you have to ask yourself where it has all been worth it, the long distance replaships, the time, the money firends have said that we are our worst critics which is try i know I tend to b… more »

Term 3 Week 7: Use the Force...

June 12th, 2011
Audition is next week, which really signals the beginning of the end on BIMM for me for a while and this week I have been really getting a grips on the track we are doing.I have really learnt this song like no other, and I am trying to figure out the… more »

Term 3 Week 6: Blur vs Steve Gadd

June 3rd, 2011
The story of the week is Blur vs Gadd.... And I lost :( more »

Term 3 Week 5: Power, Focus, and Flexibility

May 28th, 2011
Its been a week, Dave came home for a visit, which was really good and I did get about 8 hrs drum practice in.I have been working on learning g a song for the end of term auditions which is really changeling me.......I have ben able to do a drum… more »

Term 3 Week 4: No Doubt's Hella Good was no good

May 24th, 2011
So no doubt was not that good but I did managed to get a few things right. I played Hella Good in pre pre production and LPW this week but I do not think that I did it justice, what really got me was that we had to play to a click and a backing track, wh… more »

Term 3 Week 3: Essay Week

May 15th, 2011
Its been essay week this week, Music Business and a Reflective essay and I wanted to share with you a part of my reflective essay which deals with the pre-production and LPW class, so here go's"As the year has progressed my ability on the drum kit ha… more »

Term 3 Week 2: Reflections

May 8th, 2011
Its been a tough week for various reasons and to top it of we have got to do our reflective essays in the next two weeks, but that ok as reflective side of the assessments are relative easy for as its only been just over 3 years since I started to drum a… more »

Term 3 Week 1: No Bandwidth

April 30th, 2011
Statsrecordingdifficult getting a nice ride sound more »

Life After BIMM: The Business

April 14th, 2011
have been thinking about life after BIMM, there are a great deal of thinkis that I want to do, I want to play play, I want to learn, you should never stop learning I want to find out about play and record inad writeing about drums and music, but its a b… more »

Drum Score: No-doubt's Hella Good

April 4th, 2011
This week I really got working on learning a track for next term and using MuseScore software, the rack is no -doubt hella good, so I was pleased with myself for being able to listen to a song and and develop a drum score from it. I find I learn to play… more »

Drummers: The Score-Music Interface

March 28th, 2011
Following on from a lesson we had last term with Pat Garvey were we had to get up and sight read a song from a drum score, I decided to try this again but to understand what the process also is not about to doing it it's about the interface between notes… more »

Term 2 Week 10: Exam Week

March 21st, 2011
So its been done!The first half of the week was all exams and solo performance. I think everything went ok but I am really pleased with my solo performance, the performance of the track went really well, I had great initial feedback but all i could r… more »

Term 2 Week 9: Coming on

March 13th, 2011
It has been revision week this week. Its also been a quite week for practicing I have only managed to to an extra seven hours this week mainly due to the slight injury in the right hand, I just think I over did it last week with the rolling triplet shuffl… more »

Term 2 Week 8: My Band is Back

March 5th, 2011
Rock band practice this week it was good good to get back rehearsing again. One of the lessons to learn you can't really take a break from playing in a band, when we played last we had really started to play tigher, this week it was a bit rough but the n… more »

Term 2 week 7: The More I Learn the Less I Know

February 23rd, 2011
More I learn the less I know I seem to be a place where I'm learning but find it difficult to see. Confidence. but I don't know I'm getting better enough. Not being able to get a band to audition for the end of term gigs as being a bummer with the song… more »

Term 2 Week 6: An Ounce of Performance is Worth Pounds of Promises

February 19th, 2011
Its the start of essay and audition again! It coming around so quickly. I have been reviewing and researching how musician use social media for my music business essay and trying to get people together to perform, Red Morning Light by the Kings of Leon f… more »

Term 2 Week 5: Self-Critisism Should be a Casual Conversation

February 12th, 2011
This is half way through the year.Was please please with my playing in class this week, mistakes were made lessons were learnt and confidence grow, so one cannot complain to much. Was please that I played in class but realised that I can be to self c… more »

Term 2 Week 4: Rhythm Devine

February 5th, 2011
In class this week we looked at the Mozambique drum pattern, Pat asked us if we could understand the rhythm, well I can work out the counting but I am having really difficulty seeing a pattern and then understand how that sounds, I have struggled with th… more »

Term 2 Week 3: Quest for a Cymbal

January 29th, 2011
The quest for a cymbal, S or Z Ebay, second Hand , master classInner game of Music, I'll let you know, You will be surprised at what you can do if you try. Andy Nixon more »

Term 2 week2: When will it all come together?

January 22nd, 2011
its week 2 or is that week 22!Been another busy week with attending a local jazz gig and seen my house play at the rescheduled BIMM end of term gig, both were really good and were I saw an amazing number of band and live musician. The jazz gig was an… more »

Term 2 Week 1: Apps for Practice

January 15th, 2011
Its been difficult to get back into my practice routine this week after the month off over xmas, this also might be down to the jet lag of 7 hour time difference between Calgary and Brighton.Got my result back from the end of last term, they were ok… more »

Update on the Journey

January 5th, 2011
being back in clagary has givin me time to refelct on how much I have learnt about drumming, my approch to drumming is compleed differnt two years on from the last time I was in calgary, a lot has happened in this time, going to bimm, learnting meeting n… more »

Term One Has Ended!

December 10th, 2010
Its been an intense term on the pro diploma a BIMM, I was ready for it this year unlike last but the technical and musically of the course have rally raised the bar for me and I am keeping up, although I did not do to well on in solo performance, on refl… more »

Term 1 Week 8: A guy walks into a bar....

November 27th, 2010
Getting ready for Xmas now, it has been an intensive time back and BIMM and am learning a lot and thinks are starting to stick, even in music theory, but I have still got to put this to use some how!I have been lucky to have found a punk band which I… more »

Term 1 Week 6: Don't Panic!

November 11th, 2010
So this week I maaged to play in class ad LPW , playing Gimme some Loving by the Spencer Davis Group.This really is the first track that I have learn't fully by ear. Most of the time when I am learning a track I try and find a video or a tab or some… more »

Term 1 Week 5: The New Breed

November 6th, 2010
A standard week here at BIMM, we did get given our Assessment booklets which was good and a quick review there is not a great deal to difference between last year and this year.Had a great lesson on Wednesday with Pat Garvey, he did say that he does… more »

Term 1 week 4: It's Rudimentary...

October 28th, 2010
I do not often regret many things in my live but I do wish that I had started to learn and practice drum rudiments when I started playing the drum, people did tell me to work on them but it was never a priority for me, playing a grove and fills were what… more »

Term 1 Week 3: Moeller Technique

October 24th, 2010
So we started to look at the basic strokes of the Moeller technique in our first week. I've only been doing this for 3 weeks so far, and it may take a lifetime to master this, but here's my impressions so far...Basically the stoke can be broken down… more »

Term 1 Week 2: Life in the fast lane

October 15th, 2010
Its amazing how time just flies by during the first term at BIMM same thing happened last year.I ad a great band practice on Monday, with a group from Artist Development, for the first time I really felt like I was contrubing to working in a band, I… more »

Term 1 Week 1 : What consumes your mind, controls your life

October 7th, 2010
Ok every was going well until a weds afternoon when I have 3 lessons back to back crazy, if this had been my first week at BIMM these lessons would have made me run for the hills, crazy amount of information being given but I am older and wiser this year… more »

BIMM Drum Professional Diploma: The Beginning

September 30th, 2010
Just uploaded my new BIMM Drum Pro Diploma Timetable 2010-2011 really please :DHave looked at mt course work, looks like we will be looking at the moeller technique which should be cool. I am trying to write a few more of a technical entries this… more »

We don't need no education...

September 19th, 2010
So it's the last week in Toronto coming up, have been practicing my table of time a lot this week - simple sticking pattens RLRL, going from 1/4 to 1/8th to 16th to 32nd. I am pleased that I have finally been able to pick up my speed, but progress is sl… more »

Let’s give the drummer some...

September 10th, 2010 more »

All our dreams can come true...

August 29th, 2010
if we have the courage to pursue them... [Said Walt Disney] And now I'm Qualified! A Qualified Drummer! I'm really pleased and happy that I chose to pursue my drumming! I got my results through the other week and I passed my Diploma in Modern Music… more »

Slaying the 6/8 Beast

August 18th, 2010
Last term at BIMM we looked at I'm With You by Avril Lavigne which has a 6/8 time signature. more »

Life is a lot like jazz...

July 27th, 2010
Well I have been practicing my Jazz beats for the last two weeks, not only playing but also trying to listening to lost of jazz music on my ipod, live at the Beaches Jazz festival and on the radio.Hows has is gone well pretty good I think, I have con… more »

Don't Stop Believin'

July 15th, 2010
Have been working over the last couple of weeks on working out and learning Don't Stop Believin' by Journey.The drum part’s a heavy one, as the kick is on the downbeat(4 to the floor)and needs a strong left hand as the high hat with this had and the… more »

Drum Padawan: Drumming Hints and Tips from BIMM Year 1

July 3rd, 2010
Some of the things I have learned in my first year at BIMMHere are a few tips and ideas for learning the drums that have really helped me over the last year. Learning to play the drums has been and continues to be extremely frustrating and like anyth… more »

Term 3 Week 10: The Finale

June 25th, 2010
BIMM is done for the first years and it was amazing, the jouny as drummer is really f**king amasing, I have leartnt so much about druming music and myself.The next 12 weeks are about enjouy my drumming, and building on it, this term I focused on feel… more »

Term 3 Week 9: Good Advice

June 20th, 2010
We entered the the final week, coming up next week are exams and assessments and this week has been prepping for them, my goal is to get a merit for my solo performance more »

Term 3 Week 8: Life Disrupted by Routine

June 12th, 2010
its been a bit of a standard week at BIMM, going to college, learning new groves, practicing old one, I am finally starting to remember the placemen of particular groves without looking at my sheets, which is good I am also remembering my fills and am s… more »

Term 3 Week 7: Nosce te ipsum

June 6th, 2010
Its been a nice and sunny week and only 4 days as it was a bank holiday on Monday.Had a lesson with Pat Garvey this week, we continued to work on my independence which i getting a lot better and I am picking things up a lot quicker. At the end of the… more »

Term 3 Week 6: Learning about Touch

May 28th, 2010
If there is one thing running through this term its got to be "Feel & Touch". It is something that is alluding me so I throught.Feel is something I I read aabout in a aticele in Drummer Magazine and some that has really being asked of of this ter… more »

Term 3 Week 5: Unispired

May 19th, 2010
Really struggling this week to fine my energy, had a cold so this has not helped, but I am certainly at a place were the ideas I have out reach my ability.I have been working on my fills and am trying to spend at least 30 mins a day on the acoustic k… more »

Term 3 Week 4: Playing with feel

May 12th, 2010
Lesson with Pat system 2 high hats accents on the off beatWe worked again on my right hand techinique and interpendance. Playing high hats accents on the off beat. When I started lesson with Pat we began with looking at the accesnt on the beat, this… more »

Term 3 Week 3: The importance of fills

May 9th, 2010
Handed in my last essay of this year this week, not really sure what mark I will get, reflective essays are difficult.Also had an auditions this week which went well, really felt that I was more confident and really enjoyed the evening, my fills need… more »

Term 3 Week 2: My Results

May 1st, 2010
Well made it back this week and it has not been a bad old week, managed to get to play Roxanne in LPW, not to great but every time I get up am feeling more and more comfortable.Had my results more »

Term 3 Week 1: Dan vs The Volcano

April 18th, 2010
Its been a weird week was looking forward to getting back to the UK to start Term 3 next week had done lots of work on ACDC - Back in Black and The Police - Roxanne to Pre-Prodiuction and LPW but it looks like I will not get the opportunity to play these… more »

It's Holiday time

April 1st, 2010
So we are off skiing to Whistler next week :D A whole week of not drumming along time since that happened.This week I have been practicing different tracks fro next term and practicing my sight reading with my iPhone app… more »

My process for learning songs

March 25th, 2010
I have started to look at the tracks we are going to play next term, so I throught I would write about gthe process that I use to help me play along to the tracks and unlimately play in class. Until I went to BIMM I never realy throught much about the p… more »

Term 2 Week 9

March 12th, 2010
Well its revision week in most classes this week.Played Sex is on Fire in pre production on Monday and was luckily to be able to play it in LPW, missed a fill and lost time in one of the chorus but I really enjoyed it. Have really been please with my… more »

Term 2 Week 7

February 27th, 2010
Its been a great week played three time in class, finally manged to play London's Calling in LPW and it was great, I think played with confidence, I kept it simple. I have to relearn the middle eight as Vinnie was not happy with what I had done, so we w… more »

Term 2 Week 6

February 20th, 2010
Another quick week, and this one with a horrid cold!Have been feeling that I am making progress, I am starting to learn songs quicker, and picking up grooves quicker, my Independence is coming on and then you have a Technical Development class which… more »

Term 2 Week 5

February 14th, 2010
Well it is also week 15 of the year, so that means half way through the year. This terms is really going quickly. I have started on this terms written assignments. My music in context is on Kate Bush, really enjoying reading about her and listening t… more »

Term 2 Week 3

January 30th, 2010
This week I played the Muse song in pre production class, which was fun. I was pleased that I managed to do this and I am know trying to learn a new song to play in class and hopefully in LPW.We had a great styles session lesson this week looking at… more »

The Bo Diddley Beat!

January 28th, 2010
Last week we looked at the Bo Diddley beat in class and I was total lost....I still am finding it very hard to mimic what happens in the class room. So I have done some research and have been working on the Bo Diddley Beat over the last couple of days. O… more »

Term 2 Week 2

January 23rd, 2010
What a week, Monday started with pre-production were I got up and played Taxman by the Beatles, I have been working on this song for a while but discovered that on the original version there are no high hat and I had learnt it playing high hat on the ver… more »

Term 2 Week 1

January 16th, 2010
Its been a busy week back, college started right back where it left of last term. It was great to get back see everybody, although the weather here has been a nightmare, with all the snow. I just had enough time to begin to recover from jet lag by the we… more »

Term 2 Starts

January 11th, 2010
Well term 2 is here, off to first class in about 30 mins but just to let you know that I have been working on a couple of songs over Xmas and new year and here is the first of them, Taxman by the Beatles still needs work but I am please with it as the fi… more »

First post of 2010

January 2nd, 2010
So what will the next decade bring? Well I hope that the people of the world can all get along better than it did in the last ten years and that if we dream together of a better world then we can create one.I have been listening to the songs that we… more »

Term 1: The Retrospective

December 19th, 2009
This blog entry was written as an Interview by Dave….What was the best bit?Playing live on stage, even though i didn't make a very good job of it. I found it very exciting - as soon as i came off stage i wanted to go back and do it again (and it wa… more »

Week 9: Nearing the end of Term 1

December 6th, 2009
This week has been about getting ready for our assessments. My essays are done, my solo performance is coming on, but music theory is like another language to me, I have found these website really helpful and hope that with a bit more revision the exam o… more »

Week 8: Things are coming together

November 28th, 2009
This week started off with the BIMM band I was drumming in playing live at the Concorde 2 for our assessment and end of term auditions. Lets just say it was fun and I really enjoyed the experience and it just makes me want to do more. I thought I would h… more »

Week 7: The rush to Assesments

November 21st, 2009
This week the talk has been of assessment and the end of term one which is three weeks away.So there is quite a lot to get done in the next couple of weeks.On Tuesday next week the BIMM Band that I am in will have their assesment......I have… more »

Week 6: The BIMM Band

November 14th, 2009
The highlight of this week was getting together with the members of the band which I have been placed in for this terms assessment, we had agreed to practice two songs, Please Mr Postman by the The Marvelettes and Call Me by Blondie. So over the week I p… more »

Week 5: The rollercoaster that is BIMM

November 7th, 2009
Week FiveIt has been a funny old week – to be honest its been a bitch – don’t ask me why, it just felt like it!Pre-production was not as bad as usual, I managed to work out the main groves to the song “Baby Love” by Mothers Finest. This was a ste… more »

Week 4 at BIMM

November 1st, 2009
So it’s week 4 at BIMM, next week is half way through the first term. I have been put into a BIMM band this term so I am trying to arrange for everyone to meet, looks like this will be on Tuesdays so that will be interesting.Really messed up in Sessi… more »

Jamming Session

October 30th, 2009
A couple of weeks ago I placed an add on the Gumtree advert site looking for other musician to jam with and possible form a band and tonight I meet up with a some people for a 3 hour jam session and it was amazing, I held my own and helped create music :… more »

Confidence knocked

October 24th, 2009
It’s been another full week at BIMM. The week started with a look at the history of Motown, which was interesting. It was amazing to learn some of the musical concepts they used in songs – like vocal response – and that Motown was the first “Hit Factory”… more »

The second full week.

October 17th, 2009
The second full week here at BIMM and it has been full on, classes have proceeded a pace, I have had a couple of tutorials to discuss various things.The week kick off learning about Bob Dylan, I am not really a fan but I came away thing he was in the… more »

Its been crazy so far this week

October 15th, 2009
Its been crazy so far this week, with Dave over from Canada for the weekend and the days at BIMM have just flown by, not really had time to check in on my blog but will write a post on Sunday covering the week, will try and focus on picking up on things… more »

The first full week at BIMM

October 11th, 2009
The first full week is over, and on reflection, it has been an interesting and challenging week. The practical classes have been the most rewarding but also the most challenging – Pre-Production, Session Styles, Live Performance Workshop (LPW), and P… more »

A milestome reached

October 9th, 2009
The other day in Technical Development class as BIMM I played for the first time in front of the class, it was really scary and exciting at the same time, it was also the largest group of people I have ever played in front off. I seem to have been re… more »

First couple of days at BIMM

October 6th, 2009
So it Tuesday and the first couple of days have been amazing and scary.... Having lessons about music is so great, but also discovered yesterday that we had to learn the songs by ear....Panic was my first reaction, although they did say that they can… more »

Boss DB-90 Metronome Review

September 27th, 2009
I have been using the Boss DB-90 Metronome for a couple of weeks now and have found it very useful. The DB-90 has a load of useful functions to enhance your drum practice. The Rhythm Coach function with an onboard mic is really handy, and after a quick r… more »

Enrollment at BIMM 2009/10

September 24th, 2009
So I was due at BIMM west at 2pm to enroll today had a Starbucks on the way. The next two hours was really strange, all level 3 diploma drummers and bass players were enrolling.The process is well managed. You are split into random groups and procee… more »

Enrolment Week

September 21st, 2009
Seven days to the start of BIMM. This week it is time for enrolment which for me is on Thursday at 2pm. Was asked yesterday about any concerns & fears that I have and on reflections these stem from my drumming ability and how I will compare with… more »

Pearl Vision Maple VMX Drums Review

September 17th, 2009
I thought I would write a review of my new Pearl Vision Maple VMX Drum’s. Over the summer I was researching, which drum-set to buy, and decided on Pearl’s Vision Maple VMX in white. The main decision was between a set made of birch or maple. I discovere… more »

First recording with my new Pearl Vision VMX drums

September 16th, 2009
I really wanted to record something on my new drums so sat down the other day and had a go and recorded the following. The sound is recorded directly into the Macbook Pro using its internal mic with the music playing behind, the drums have silencer pads… more »

My Pearl VMX Drums have arrived

September 13th, 2009
So finally last Thursday my Pearl VMX Drums arrived, just as I was leaving for an appointment the door bell rang and there they were, so I quickly signed for them knowing I have to leave in 10 mins, but with a little help from my friends Lee and Oliver w… more »

Brighton Institute of Modern Music Diploma

September 9th, 2009
So September has arrived and so has my enrolment pack. So I will be studying a BTEC National Certificate in Music with a focus on Drumming, enrolment is on Thursday 24th September 2009. For enrolment I need to provide a copy of my passport, 2 passport si… more »

Revisiting some Pink Floyd tracks

May 1st, 2009
I have recently revisited the Pink Floyd tracks that I practiced for my BIMM audition. Here is a track that I have been working on, a 4 to the floor groove on the drums, was having problems with the second part of the groove towards the end of the tra… more »

Disco - Working with Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials

April 15th, 2009
Some people have asked and others want to know what I do with my time so here you are. This is one of the tracks I practice most days - Since getting a place at BIMM, I have been working through the Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials book, this is one of… more »

Working with Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials

March 7th, 2009
Ok, so I have been working with the Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials DVD and book now for about a month, yesterday I was able to drum along with all the eight notes rock grooves. I was drumming for about 40 min's non stop which was good for me, I am also w… more »

Working with Tommy Igoe grooves

February 12th, 2009
So since getting back to Calgary I have been working with the Tommy Igoe Grooves book as recommended by Andy Nixon @ BIMM. One of the suggestions in the book is to record yourself so you can chart progress, good idea. So I have just done recorded the… more »

BIMM: Brighton Institute of Modern Music

January 18th, 2009
A quick update folks.. I have been successful in getting a place at BIMM in September 09. My audition went well but my practice piece was well not so good I thought, but the assessor thought it ok. I have some work to do before I go, so no slack… more »

My druming

September 28th, 2008
Just before we left Edmonton I recorded my drum playing to a couple of backing tracks. You can play them here... Let me know what you think. more »