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Drum resources for musicians including buying guides, how-to's and tips to help Beacon students master the drums.

Tuning a drum set for performance.

How to Tune Your Drums

Detailed instructions for tuning a drum kit including snare, toms, and kick drum. Plus, learn names of drum parts and how to tune for different music styles.

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reading drum notation

Drum Notation for Beginners

Drum notation is a form of writing down music specific to percussion instruments. By learning how to read drum notation, you’ll be able to quickly play a rhythm or drum beat, even if you’ve never heard it before.

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