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Music and Arts Programs in Schools (And Why They Matter) Music And Arts programs help kids kick-start their desire to learn. Studies have shown that children can further develop their capabilities in other fields when they are engaged in these …

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The shell is the main part of a drum. It’s where the sound comes from after you hit the top. The construction of the shell has an effect on a drum’s sound. Wood is one of the materials used in …

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Roll-Up Drum Kits: The New Way to Strike a Rhythm In this digital age, anything small is “IN”. From saxophones to guitars, the music industry is keeping up with the trend and will stop innovating to cater to its audience. …

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From Paradiddles’ Featured Deals: Natal Arcadia Series & Evans Drumheads The Bundle Deal: Free Evans American up-grade pack with the purchase of any Arcadia drum set by Natal. The Arcadia set is available in a transparent sunburst lacquer finish. Included: …

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Pearl Eliminator Dual Chain Drive Pedals with Case Pearl’s PowerShifter Eliminator Bass Drum pedal provides the ultimate in player tunability and control. With a choice of 6 different cams (4 included and 2 more optional), 4 beater faces, PowerShifter functionality …

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The history of the drumhead has changed little over the years. Thousands of years, actually. The recipe is simple. Find an animal. Kill it. Skin it. Have a nifty barbecue while the skin drys. Next, stretch it over the drum …

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Drum Triggers Electronic drum triggers for acoustic drums provide the ability to create digital signals that track dynamics and capture a player’s feel better than some electronic kits can. While there are several manufacturers of trigger’s, Ddrum’s broad range of …

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Drum sticks are a somewhat important part of a drummer’s gear. But, what’s the low down on a couple pieces of wood? Here’s the scoop on sticks. A typical drum stick is turned from a single piece of wood, most …

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More NAMM 2016 videos > Paradiddles owner, Stuart Aldoroty, isn’t always manning the helm here at the drum shop. Here are a few images of him hanging with few guys you may know. Stuart with former Police drummer, Stewart Copeland. …

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