Where do all the Drummers go?
Now here is an interesting question. Where DO the members of the drum corp go when they decide to stop actively playing in a band?
For many years, I have noticed that here in the east coast of Scotland, pipe bands can assemble a group of pipers and within this group you will find varying numbers of people who carry on their interest by passing on their skills to learners. Unfortunately, they are stopped in their tracks as they cannot find a single drum tutor. This seems to be all too common again and will even include within the band from where they have just retired.
At the same time, it is absolutely common to see a drummer(s) retiring and handing back his or her uniform, drum and even the sticks, possibly bought by the band.
Now take a look around and count the number of unattached drummers willing to pass on their skills without seeking a fee or travelling expenses. A rare breed indeed.
In recent weeks, this phanomina has re-
Can we start to put this right? If you have the undoubted skills I describe, get in touch with me at email@example.com and together we will make a start, without commitments!
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