Unraveling the Rhythmic Complexity of “Read The Room by The Smile”
Wall of Eyes by The Smile album art

In the ever-evolving landscape of contemporary music, few bands blend rhythm and melody as compellingly as The Smile. “Read The Room by The Smile,” the latest track from this group, is a masterclass in rhythmic complexity and innovation. Tom Skinner: The Jazz-Infused Backbone of The Smile Tom Skinner, whose drumming prowess anchors The Smile, brings […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Drumming
a 7 year old boy playing a white sparkle drum set in a music studio

As a music educator passionate about nurturing budding talent, I have created a ‘Beginner’s Guide to Drumming’ focused on a system I created based on what I call the “Block Notation,” a method designed to simplify the complexities of rhythm for new learners. This guide serves as a welcoming introduction to the rhythmic world, offering […]

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The Best Drum Sets for Kids
a 7 year old boy playing a red sparkle drum set in a music studio

Welcome to a rhythmic adventure designed for our young, aspiring percussionists! Today, we’re delving deep into the world of drumming for kids. But it’s not just about having fun – though that’s a big part! Drumming serves as a gateway to musical growth, fostering a love for rhythm and coordination at a young age. As […]

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