National Drummer Day
Drumbeats provide a background rhythm to keep the tempo steady for the rest. Although they are often in the background, drummers can be a major part of a song’s success.
National Drummer Day aims to recognize and appreciate these musicians, even if they don’t get the same accolades as other members of the band.
Since thousands of years ago, drums have been part of human history. Although historians don’t know when they originated, evidence suggests that they were made of alligator skins from China around 5000 BC. In Vietnam, Bronze Dong Son Drums became popular in 3000 BC. In Africa, Sri Lanka and elsewhere, humans use drums to communicate with one another. This is around 1000 BC – 500 BC.
Drumming.com’s owners founded National Drummer Day. When they realized there wasn’t a day dedicated specifically to drummers, Drumming.com was inspired to create the day. Although drummers are often overlooked, they play an important role in the world music industry. This day is dedicated to them.
You can get involved with National Drummer Day in many different ways.
People who know a drummer can use this occasion to thank them and celebrate their accomplishments. Give them a big hug, write them a card, or give them a high-five.
National Drummer Day offers a chance to pick up a bongo drum and to get on a cajon to play the drums. While some people may want to hire a teacher in order to learn the drums, others might prefer to do it themselves using online videos.
When learning how to be a drummer, it is crucial that students are familiar with basic drum beats. A metronome is a great tool for helping a drummer learn to keep time. The drummer sets the tempo for the band. It’s crucial to master it. Practice, practice, practice!
National Drummer Day is a great time to have a lot of fun listening to the talents of famous drummers. You can do this by creating a playlist on Spotify or Apple Music and then listening to it to get inspired to drum.
These songs have some of pop’s most iconic drum solos.
Drum circles were created to include people of all ages, with no tail or head, and allow them to enjoy rhythm and group consciousness amongst each other.
Drum circles can be run in many different ways. It could be a free-form jam where anyone is free to do what they want, or it could be a structured event where members of the community play together regularly. Soloists may occasionally play in a drum circle. However, it is best for soloists and their friends to have a conversation or exchange.