A lifetime of practice material.
Material by Mike Prestwood

Marching

General

  • South Bay School of Music Arts -- This is the website of my first drum instructor Joe Santoro. I dedicated my first drum book "Sight Reading Complete for Drummers" to Joe Santoro.
  • Build Your Own Electronic Drums -- Complete instructions for building your own electronic drums from tunable practice pads. The instructions for this design are free, while others are available through a low-cost membership. (Submitted by William Reeves.)
  • DrumTastic -- DrumTastic - 1000's of Drum Links , Artist Reviews, World Class Drummers A-Z, Drummers Hall of Fame, Samples Download, Drum Pictures, Chat service , & Much More - Come & See for yourself! (Submitted by Barnaby.)
  • Orquesta Amarilla Percussion Ensemble -- The "Orquesta Amarilla" is a group of rythmic research, that aims to find new sounds through the possibilities that their instruments give, and by means of the creation of percussion works. The main characteristic of these works is the compositive concept, based on melodic and armonic relations, and the use of polirythmic and odd meters. (Submitted by Daniel Mele.)
  • Percussion Mecca -- Contains a directory of percussion companies which includes phone numbers, URLS, and soon e-mail addresses. Also, the site contains a drumcorps page, a drummers URL section, and a section with articles on classical, jazz, etc. (Submitted by Brandon Haskett.)
  • Drummers Wristwatch and Gig Mat -- Drummers WristWatch and Rubber Gig Mat (Submitted by kevin dennis,@express enterprises.)
  • Drum Bum: T-shirts and stuff for Drummers! -- This site has some really cool custom-designed T-shirts, as well as an embroidered hat and some decals.
  • drums from a small planet -- This is a site which offers sound, quizzes, information, and links. A workshop/seminar is introduced for educators and organizations. (Submitted by Kenne Thomas.)
  • Drummers WebRing -- Webring for all you Drummers (with sites) to join (Submitted by Jamie.)
  • Drum Central Superstore-Mega Store Devoted to Drums and Percussion -- 10,000 square foot, drums only mega-store, with 30-40 drum sets on the floor! Drums, cymbals, hardware, accessories and great prices!
  • The Drum Ring -- A collection of websites that center around professional drummers & percussionists from around the world. (Submitted by The Drum Ring.)
  • Harmony Central: Drums -- THE website for drummers, with free classifieds, news, articles, lessons, buyers guide, and a comprehensive index of drum magazines, manufacturers, retailers, and other percussion links.
  • Classical Percussion -- A graffiti-laced wall greets visitors to the classical percussion site, put together and managed by Marc Zoutendijk, a percussion instructor at the Roayal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, Netherlands. Charted exercises and solos, ask a pro, and links.

Drummers

Companies

  • ElectronicDrums.com -- ElectronicDrums.com has a section with complete instructions for building your own electronic drums. Some of the designs are free, while others are available through a low-cost membership. (Submitted by William Reeves.)
  • DrumTastic - Drums & Percussion Manufacturers A-Z -- DrumTastic - The Worlds Drum & Percussion Manufacturers A-Z (Submitted by Barnaby.)
  • DrumsOnTheWeb.com online drumshop -- The web's most complete on-line drum and percussion shop, including usual and unusual drums and percussion from around the world. Interviews, photos and on-line lessons from your favorite artists, free monthly e-mail newsletter, and Drum Circle info from around the world (Submitted by Pam Gore.)
  • Band USA -- This site has a data base driven list of all kinds of percussion and band instruments. It gives both a list price and the web price. Also, has a page where you can find the age of an instrument. (Submitted by Jeff Goodman.)
  • American Drum Shop -- A drum site that sells all kinds of percussion and has a great drummer Ken (NARDO) Murray to answer questions. (Submitted by Mac K. Miller, III.)
  • Colorado Drum & Percussion -- Full line drum shop with new,used, and vintage gear at great savings! Most major brands carried-let us know what you're looking for. Also featuring a monthly internet special available only to web shoppers! (Submitted by Clark Bennett.)
  • Drum Central Superstoreā€¹Mega Store Devoted to Drums and Percussion -- 10,000 square foot, drums only mega-store, with 30-40 drum sets on the floor! Drums, cymbals, hardware, accessories and great prices! (Submitted by Brad P.)
  • Tama Drums -- Drums, Drummer's also new Museum of their Drums
  • Zildjian -- Brochure like information, video clips, anatomy of a cymbal, and news.

Magazines

NewsGroups

Misc

  • SONDAGE MUSIC -- Offering Drum Lessons On-Line, Tips for Drummers and Percussionists, MIDI Grooves, Music Links, Glossary of World Percussion, Private Instruction Info, The Store and more! (Submitted by Sondage Music.)

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