Robin Tolleson

Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


Gannin Arnold Project5 World Class Drummers

  DVD LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED $24.95 Fusion guitarist Gannin Arnold assembles five badass stickmen to wail on his Jeff Beck-inspired material. The resulting two-DVD set is an often-fascinating look at the different approaches, ideas, and emphasis that each player…

Modern Drummer
Oct 28, 2011

On the Beaten Path: Beginning Drumset Course, Levels 1, 2, and 3 by Rich Lackowski

  BOOK/CDs LEVEL: BEGINNER $9.99 Here’s an interesting approach to learning how to play drums: starting right off (practically) copping beats that are part of the everyday musical landscape. In Level 1, Lackowski aims to win young hands and hearts…

Modern Drummer
Oct 8, 2011

Gospel and R&B DrummingHosted by Jeff Davis

  DVD LEVEL: ALL $14.99 Narrator/host Jeff Davis is a gospel/R&B great who knows that a lot of very dynamic, funky drummers started playing in church. His comments throughout the main part of this DVD, and in the bonus scenes,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 6, 2011

Wicked BeatsFeaturing Gil Sharone

  DVD LEVEL: ALL $24.99 Wicked Beats lives up to its name. Gil Sharone’s enthusiasm for Jamaican ska, rocksteady, and reggae is contagious, and he offers ample practical and technical knowledge here. Sharone keeps it all within reach, demonstrating, for…

Modern Drummer
Oct 4, 2011

The Total Blues Drummerby Scot Little Bihlman

  BOOK/CD LEVEL: BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE $19.99 It’s hard to imagine a more informative and fun blues drumming book than this one. It’s a celebration of the genre, from Memphis to Chicago to Texas. Bihlman starts with stick grip and…

Modern Drummer
Sep 5, 2011