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PRACTICE. Clayton Cameron: Brushworks - The DVD: Clayton Cameron: Movies & TV. Carpal Tunnel Relief for Musicians. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which there is pressure on the median nerve—the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand.

Carpal Tunnel Relief for Musicians

If you play your instrument for many hours per day without adequate breaks and/or stretching, you may one day find yourself afflicted with carpal tunnel syndrome. In his book, The Bassist’s Guide to Injury Management, Prevention, and Better Health, Chicago-based chiropractor, Randall Kertz, D.C., discusses the condition in depth. Making Music asked Kertz to shed some light on the symptoms, treatments, and preventive measures. Though he’s a bass player himself, and his title suggests that it might be specific to that instrument, Kertz designed the guide to point out problems that any musician may encounter. What are the Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Because of overuse, you get repetitive strain injuries. How Do You Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? There are few effective treatments. How Do You Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Relief for Musicians. Drum Tuning Tips From The Famous Drum Doctor. If you’re doing a session in Los Angeles and you want your drums to instantly sound great, then your first call is to the Drum Doctors to either rent a fantastic sounding kit, or have your kit tuned.

Drum Tuning Tips From The Famous Drum Doctor

Ross Garfield is the “Drum Doctor” and you’ve heard his drum sounds on platinum recordings from Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Metallica, Dwight Yokum, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Lenny Kravitiz, Michael Jackson and many, many more. Ross was kind enough to sit down for an interview when I wrote The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, but I’ve featured some of his tips in other books as well including The Drum Recording Handbook, The Touring Musician’s Handbook, and The Music Producer’s Handbook.

So, I like to think his tips are worth sharing! Here are a few of his quick drum tuning tips, which can be lifesavers if you’re new to tuning drums. Hopefully these tips are useful to you in your next session!

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Category: Fusion. Elec drums. Drum Notation Guide. Measures & Bar Lines Music is written on a music staff, which features five parallel horizontal lines.

Drum Notation Guide

The first thing you’ll see written on the staff is the clef; the drum/percussion clef looks like a vertical rectangle and is used with non-pitched percussion instruments. With non-pitched percussion instruments like a drum set, notes written on different spaces and lines indicate that drum, bass drum, or cymbal. The staff is separated into individual measures (or bars) of music with thin vertical lines called bar lines. The number of beats in each measure is determined by the time signature. Triplets As we go from larger notes down the list to the smaller notes, the notes and rests are halved in length. Time Signatures Time signatures are written like fractions. Dotted Notes & Rests Sometimes you’ll see a note or a rest with a small dot written next to it. Note & Rest Values Notes and rests come in different lengths, which are written as fractions.

Repeats & Counting Rhythms. The Drummer's Journal. The Black Page. The Chacarera is a groove from northeast Argentina, especially Santiago del Estero.

The Black Page

It was originally played with an instrument called the Bombo leguero that is made of wood and leather and is between 13 to 18 inches in diameter. In Europe and the USA this kind of rhythm was made popular by Argentinean guitar player Athaulpa Yupanqui. Comments. Drums.

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Latin ritmos. DRUMMERWORLD - The World of Drummers and Drums. Hot. Drum Channel - Online Drum Lessons, Drumming Techniques and Drum Shows. Drums - DRUM LESSONS / DRUM TABS - Drums: Over 500 Free Drum Lessons and Free DrumTabs! #1 Drums and Percussion Online, Music Education site for drum lesson plans, drums set, marching, how to play drums. Tala (music) A tala is a regular, repeating rhythmic phrase, particularly as rendered on a percussive instrument with an ebb and flow of various intonations represented as a theka, a sequence of drum-syllables or bol.

Tala (music)

Indian classical music, both northern and southern, has complex, all-embracing rules for the elaboration of possible patterns and each such pattern has its own name, though in practice a few talas are very common while others are rare. The most common instrument for keeping rhythm in Hindustani music is the tabla, while in Carnatic music it is the mridangam (also transliterated as mridang). Examples of bol, notation and additive counting in Hindustani classical music The first beat of any tala, called sam (pronounced as the English word 'sum' and meaning even or equal, archaically meaning nil) is always the most important and heavily emphasised. Carnatic music uses various classification systems of tālas such as the Chapu (4 talas), Chanda (108 talas) and Melakarta (72 talas).

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