In this 15-part series, Vic Firth and Daniel Glass will be looking at 100 years of drumming evolution. Learn about the key events and advancements that shaped the drumset we know and love today!
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
A little improv drumming video.
Synth & bass created in Figure (iOS app) then played some improv on the kit.
Drums recorded with iPhone mic then mixed in Logic Pro X.
Deanna Choi is a violinist and an undergraduate psychology student at Queen’s University. Her talk mixes live performance with a presentation on the psychological benefits of music.
This past summer, some friends and I recorded cover songs in New York City’s Central Park. Most of the time we learned the song right before recording it. Below is our mix of The Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” with an excerpt of Florence and the Machine’s “Kiss with a Fist”.
In September 2004, some of the greatest guitarists in the world performed for thousands of fans gathered at Wembley Arena in London to celebrate the 50th birthday of a legend in music history: the Fender Stratocaster guitar.
As a YouTube sensation with millions of views online, Postmodern Jukebox takes to the TEDxFoggyBottom stage to share and create some catchy tunes.
This summer, some friends and I recorded cover songs in New York City’s Central Park. Most of the time we learned the song right before recording it. On Oct. 2, 2015, our good weather luck ran out and we played indoors for the first time. Two songs emerged: Sia’s “Elastic Heart” & Fiona Apple’s “Paper Bag”
In this video, Mark of Guitar Nerds counts down the top 10 Fender Stratocaster facts that you probably didn’t know.
Mark Applebaum writes music that breaks the rules in fantastic ways, composing a concerto for a florist and crafting a musical instrument from junk and found objects. This quirky talk might just inspire you to shake up the “rules” of your own creative work.