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My Dream Set

There are a ton of different drum brands that I like, but my favorite has got to be Drum Workshop. Every DW set I’ve tried playing produced extremely rich and pure sounds. My favorite cymbal brand is Zildjian. For drumsticks, … Continue reading

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My Drumming Experience

I’ve noticed that I haven’t said much about my drumming experience on here, so here I go… I started playing the drums when I was 12. My uncle gave a few lessons here and there, but when I joined the … Continue reading

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Drummer Profile: Anthony Tangeman

Favorite color: Blue Favorite food: Bone-in chicken wings with very hot sauce Favorite movie: Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Favorite drummer: Neil Peart Favorite band: Rush Favorite genre: Classic Rock Playing style: Matched grip, sometimes traditional when playing the … Continue reading

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Top Five Drum Solos (That I’ve Experienced Live)

I’ve been to about 20 to 30 concerts in my life, so I’ve seen a good amount of drum solos. The drum solo is always one of my favorite parts of a show. One has to be a drummer to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Traditional Grip

Back when I played the snare drum for the marching band in high school, I found that not a lot of people know about the origins of the traditional snare drum grip. If you’ve ever seen a marching band, you … Continue reading

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USF Jazz Combos Own the Night

The University of South Florida Jazz Combos band performed on Nov. 13, 2013 in the Barness Recital Hall. Mitchell Montgomery did an extraordinary job interpreting some difficult drum parts. Songs played by the group include Miles Davis’ “Nardis” and John … Continue reading

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Band members include Mitchell Montgomery on drums, Jackson Harpe on trumpet, Zach Bornheimer on tenor sax, Dominic Walker on guitar and Denrey Christy on bass. Photo credit: Cole Cropley

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