The Drum: A History

The Drum: A History

Matt Dean


In The Drum: A History, drummer, teacher, and blogger Matt Dean information the earliest facts of the drum from all areas of the planet, taking a look at cave work, statues, temple reliefs, and burial continues to be prior to discovering latest relics of exact drums, that have survived hundreds of thousands of years. Highlighting the several makes use of and customs linked to drumming, Dean examines how the drum constructed throughout many cultures and over millions of years earlier than they grew to become the tools we all know today.

A party of this awesome software, The Drum: A History explores how struggle, politics, alternate routes, and faith have encouraged the drum. Bringing its heritage to the current, Dean considers the fashionable cultural and advertisement face of the drum, detailing its position in army settings and the advance of the "modern drum kit." This examine charts the evolution of the recording studio surroundings, in addition to particular research of the improvement of drum heads, sticks, and the customarily missed position of ladies at the drum equipment. moreover, there's a examine the continued evolution of the drum and its position via surveys of major brands and the elevated dependence on digital drums, sampling machines, and drum recorders.

As the 1st publication to aspect the total improvement of the drum, The Drum: A History will attract each drummer, despite style or type, in addition to any reader with a common curiosity within the evolution of this common instrument.

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