Pipe Band drumming has moved forward in recent years to allow drummers from all over the World to access world-class instruction. There are so many options out there right now for those wanting to challenge themselves or to learn how to drum.
What options do you have?
Online Lessons for Scottish Drummers – You can enjoy lessons from current World Champion James Laughlin. All you need is a computer, a broadband internet connection, a web cam, a microphone and Skype. Check out www.come2drum.com
Interactive Drumming Materials – You can learn from James Laughlin’s Guide to Pipe Band Snare Drumming. This book covers all areas of Scottish drumming for beginners to intermediate drummers. This 65 page book is accompanied by 43 high quality MP3s. Go to pipebandtunes to download your copy now.
Download Pipe Band Drum Scores – You can learn in an exciting new way! Why not download a pack that allows you to get a high-quality MP3 recording and a high-quality PDF of a musically composed drum score. Famous composers have submitted their music including – Barry Wilson (of Scottish Power and Current world solo champion), James Laughlin ( ex Simon Fraser University and current World Pipe Band Champion), Ciaran Morduant ( highly renowned RSPBA adjudicator and clinician), Mike Cole ( Bass and Tenor Drummer with Inverary and district), and Tano Martone (ex Shotts and Dykehead and currently SFUPB). If you want Side Drum Scores, Tenor Drum Scores or Bass drum scores then check out www.pipebandtunes.com
You heard it here first.….New composers to be added to pbtunes in April – Harold Gillespie (World Champion Lead drummer with Victoria Police Pipe Band) and Gordon Craig ( RSPBA adjudicator and clinician).
Happy Drumming! Stay posted for results and updates from the Australian National Pipe Band Championships this weekend.
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