Happy Easter – here’s your surprise!

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Come2drum has continued to grow over the last decade and I decided it was time to devote some time into updating the website.  I wanted to make it fun and easy for you to navigate – please take a look and let me know what you think.

www.come2drum.com

Have a wonderful Easter.

James.

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World Masters Pipe Band Workshop

Jim Kilpatrick, Tyler Fry, Richard Hawke, James Laughlin, Stuart Liddell, Greg Wilson, Grant Cassidy & Kyle Warren are the tutors at the World Masters Pipe Band Workshop in Christchurch, New Zealand.

This 3 day workshop, 28th Sept 2012 – 30th Sept 2012, gives participants the opportunity of a lifetime to meet and learn from tutors who have collectively won 60 World Championship titles.  Jim Kilpatrick MBE will be heading the drumming faculty, a World Solo Drumming Champion (many times over),  the current Leading Drummer of the World Champion Drum Corps, Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band and the most decorated pipe band drummer in the World.

Not only will the participants enjoy World Class tutoring, they will also get to see all of the tutors perform in a concert along with the Canterbury Caledonian, New Zealand Champion Grade 1 Pipe Band.  To add another dimension to the 3 day workshop, Jim Kilpatrick and Tyler Fry will be hosting the first ever “Drumming For Drinks” contest – a world famous drumming event.

To register or get more information please visit the Official World Masters Pipe Band Workshop website.

The Winner of the KP2 Drum Sticks is…

Thank you to everyone who signed up to the Come2Drum Blog. You will all receive Blog posts to your inboxes every now and then with Pipe Band Drumming updates. You are also automatically entered to all future Blog Contests (i.e. You could win free drumming goodies!).

This morning I put all of you Blog followers into a “Random Name Selector – For Online Contests”. And the winner of the KP2 Drum Sticks is : Michael Hanlon. Michael, VERY WELL DONE! Please drop me an email and let me know your preference of Green or Purple KP2s and your mailing address.

Here’s a little video of the official draw taking place!

http://youtu.be/vxIq7Ya1hvs

Have a great week everyone!

Regards,

 

James Laughlin

james@come2drum.com

Learn Scottish Drumming

It has never been easier to learn the art of Scottish drumming.  You can now get your hands on the  “How-To” Guide to Scottish Drumming, available for instant download in e-book format.

 

That’s right, you can pick up all of the essential drumming skills you will need to master the basics of Scottish drumming.  Come2Drum is the Worlds leading online educator for Scottish drumming. Check out the E-Books, Video Lessons, Skype lessons & more at Come2Drum.com

 

Go to COME2DRUM and check out :

Step-by-Step Guides to Pipe Band Drumming

Structured Video Lesson Series’

Skype Lessons for Scottish Drumming

Good luck on your journey of musical fulfilment!

Make sure and “tap” into your potential.

Guide to Pipe Band Drumming – The Collection

Hot off the Press! You can now get your hands on the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming – The Collection.  Instead of buying volume 1 and volume 2 separately, you can now buy “The Collection” which offers you both Volumes’ as a combo package.

You will save yourself almost 50% if you opt for the Collection! 

What do you get?

– Over 140 pages of Structured Scottish Snare Drum Instruction

– Over 100 Audio tracks to accompany the E-Books

Who uses the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming E-Books?

– Tutors wanting to have a thorough and detailed resource to teach with

– Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Drummers

– Drum Kit & Percussion Professionals

– Pipe Bands and School Organisations

So what is actually in the E-Books?

Volume 1 : Step-by-Step instruction to master the basics of Pipe Band Drumming

14 individual chapters

Basic Drumming Rudiments – Doubles, Paradiddles, Flams

Intermediate Drumming Rudiments – Drags, Swiss Ruffs, Ratamacues

A collection of Scottish Snare Drum Rudiments

Volume 2 : The core of the book has been split into three primary sections – Rhythm, Phrasing & Technical Execution.

Key ingredient # 1 : Rhythm –  Here you will work through 13 pages of solid rhythmic development

Key ingredient # 2 : Phrasing – Now you can develop your feel & flow with 20 pages of intense Phrase Workouts

Key Ingredient # 3 : Technical Execution – Now for the biggest challenge, 30 pages of the toughest rudiments in drumming

Do you want to challenge yourself and take your drumming to the next level? Together, the book & audio tracks work as a powerful tool of self-improvement to help you discover the talent within.

Regular price $84.98

Special Price ONLY $43.99 ( that’s a saving of almost 50%)

Get Your Copy Today

Take YOUR pipe band drumming to the next level!

That’s right – You can now challenge yourself with the more advanced Volume 2 book of Pipe Band Drumming.  James Laughlin has just released the second volume, following on from the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 1 (for learners).

The core of the book is based on structured step-by-step development of the three key skills required to improve your drumming. RHYTHM, PHRASING and TECHNIQUE. In addition to the book, you can use the accompanying audio tracks to enhance your learning experience.

What have drummers been saying about the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 2?

“Hey James, I just wanted to let you know I got your new book and am loving it.” – Andrew Hoinacki, Top Grade 1 Scottish Drummer.

“Check out James Laughlin’s new book!! I was lucky to see it it before release which means I’ve got a jump on all of you! haha Great mental work out for advanced drummers and has really lit a fire under my score writing. What a great tool! Thanks, James! ” – Glenn Kvidahl, Leading Drummer with the LA Scots Pipe Band.

Check out more information about the book, and the AUDIO TRACKS!

You can get your copy here!