Cymbals Explained

These specialized brass-alloy plates are not all made the same. Cymbals range in size from 4″ – 26″ and up. They may all look similar, but have many different sounds and applications. This guide is created to help assist non-percussionists in finding the correct cymbals for their needs. All opinions expressed below are based upon…

Tuning Keyboard Percussion

You didn’t misread the title of this article. In today’s article, we will discuss the tuning of keyboard instruments. About half the schools I visit on a weekly basis have at least one keyboard instrument that is out of tune. Negligence and mistreatment of the bars is almost always the culprit.

Buying a new drumset for a school.

Our first question comes from Paul: I have money in the budget for a new drum set for our basketball band. The current drum set looks like it was thrown off a tall building. We will need the entire kit. What brands/models would you recommend? It needs to be durable and loud. We would recommend…