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News: 2nd-Annual Philadelphia Hand Drumming Festival

The 2nd-Annual Philadelphia Hand Drumming Festival was held this past April 11 on the campus of the University of the Arts, which is located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. The festival’s creator, Grammy award–winning percussionist and University of the…

Modern Drummer
Apr 29, 2015

News: UArts Hosts Second-Annual “Philadelphia International Hand Drumming Day??? on Saturday, April 11

On April 11, 2015, the University of the Arts will host the second edition of the “Philadelphia International Hand Drumming Day.” Organized by Grammy Award–winning percussionist and UArts faculty member and alumnus Arturo Stable, the event will be held in…

Modern Drummer
Apr 6, 2015

LP and Toca at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015, LP artist and clinician Jim Greiner walks us through the new products from both Latin Percussion and Toca for this year. First there are improvements to the E-Z Mount Mic Claw that features a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2015

Rhythm House Drums’ Eco-Friendly Hand Drums

Located outside Charlotte, North Carolina, RHD specializes in custom-made hand drums that are build from locally felled lumber and are designed in an eco-friendly manner to reduce waste. The company offers djembes, ashiko drums, and sets of dunun. RHD also…

Modern Drummer
Jul 25, 2014

Shakerleg of the Kin

I hate drumsticks. Well, that certainly came out wrong. I love the way they sound, but not when I operate them, or rather, the way I am unable to operate them. When I was twenty-one and living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 30, 2011