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Fuse.tv Documentary Series “Clash Of the Corps” Features DCI Corps Blue Devils and Cadets on the Way to the 2016 Finals

In this Modern Drummer exclusive, Blue Devils snare drummer Brandon Olander talks practice, preparation, and dealing with a camera crew. The Fuse television network is currently airing an eight-part documentary series, co-produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, on Wednesday nights…

Modern Drummer
Oct 7, 2016

Drum Corps International Presents 2016 Summer Tour

Drum Corps International announces its schedule for the 2016 DCI Summer Tour. The series of competitive events will visit cities and towns throughout the country while featuring more ensembles and individual performers. 2016’s schedule includes 113 shows in thirty-nine states…

Modern Drummer
Jun 20, 2016

VIDEO LESSON! Pataflafla Hemiolas: Straight and Alternating Versions Over Half-Note Triplets

This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the August 2015 issue, which can be purchased at: http://wp.me/p1bQfj-fuj Strictly Technique  Pataflafla Hemiolas Straight and Alternating Versions Over Half-Note Triplets by Bill Bachman This month we’re going to…

Modern Drummer
Jun 30, 2015

James Michael McLester of SuperNova Remnant

My last blog appeared in 2010, and here we are in 2014 and there are many things to share and forecast on the horizon. 2014 started out with an appearance on JUCE TV, broadcast by Trinity Broadcasting Network all over…

Modern Drummer
Aug 13, 2014