Finally I am able to publish a new post in this series. My latest keypal is from Guatemala: Alan Velasquez. We met online, where Alan runs a facebook site in Spanish to help people practice drums better.
Yamaha Drums celebrate their 50th anniversary this year. Guess which company I visited first at the NAMM Show 2017? I got to see their new stuff as well as some of their legendary endorsers.
A new post from a new keypal, this time from Ukraine. Read from Khosh, a percussionist Dmytro Khoroshun. He combines old and new, accoustic and elctronics, as well as various instruments, sounds and styles.
Sexism is as old as mankind. Unfortunately it remains a big topic all over the world.
Where would the drumming world be today without cymbals from Turkey? Luckily we don’t have to think about that. But I was curious about the current drum scene of this transcontinental state.
Let’s have a look at the Swedish drum and percussion scene! My new keypal Axel Fagerberg is a busy, versatile and inventive percussionist from Stockholm, who has all the answers to all of my questions.
Wouldn’t you have been curious too after Sahar’s first e-mail response? I was and that’s why I wrote her back some questions about the life of a female drummer in Iran.
Driven by passion Don Lombardi founded two outstanding companies many drummers wouldn’t wanna miss: Drum Workshop and DrumChannel.
Guess whom I got in front of my camera at the Musikmesse?! These top drummers: Mikkey Dee, Mike Terrana, Rick Latham, Derrick McKenzie, Karl Brazil, Manni von Bohr, Wolfgang Haffner, Jost Nickel and Marko Dunjak.