The djembe is one of the most unique instruments in the percussion world. It was designed in West Africa as an instrument that unites all people in peace. It’s an amazing instrument that anyone can learn to play.
But if you want to sound really good, it’s worth taking a couple of lessons from someone who knows their African beats.… read more
Tuning a djembe is not as hard as you might think. It’s a bit scary the first time you unwind the rope, but it’s actually very easy to do.
If you take djembe lessons you can get your teacher to walk you through it.… read more
When you are learning to play the drums many people think they have to go out and buy an expensive drum set. That is really not true.
One great way to learn the drums is a electronic drum pad. These are great!… read more
When you start taking drum lessons the first thing you will want is a drum set. Since you are just beginning it is a good idea to make sure you are in it for the long haul. Take a few lessons first to see if this is something you are going to continue.… read more
When you are learning to play the drums it is not always possible to use an entire set. Not only would that be restrictive, but it might not always sit too well with the people around you either.
The solution to that problem is drum practice pads.… read more
When looking for drum teachers, ask around before deciding. If you have friends that have taken, or are taking beginner drum lessons, ask them first.
And if friends do have a teacher also see if they are enjoying the classes. Although this is a learning experience, you still want to have a good time in the process.… read more