Index of Articles

George Washington’s Drummer Boy

In a little known grave in south-western Marion County, Indiana, lie the remains of an old soldier traditionally acclaimed as “George Washington’s drummer boy.” This is the grave of Sergeant … Continue reading

Drum Maintenance (Counter Hoops)

An often overlooked problem with snare and bass drums is the hoops. These pieces of wood are the focus of the stress applied by the ropes, and are the instrument … Continue reading

Drum Maintenance (Ears)

Ears are a conspicuous addition to your drum. You use them every time you use your drum (hopefully) and their care is almost as important as any other component. Ears … Continue reading