Head Selection and Tuning
This series of video lessons will provide students and instructors alike with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental techniques for the drumset. Ranging from instrument selection, tuning and technique to a discussion of musical styles, fills and ensemble playing, Vic Firth artist and educator STEVE HOUGHTON delivers a essential guide for the young player and jazz band director!
A discussion of issues related to head, rim and drum maintenance.
Suggestions for tuning the entire drumset: Setting drum pitch relationships between snare, bass and toms.
A demonstration of tuning concepts and head selection for musical style.
Steve gives you a few tips on how to minimize the buzzing of the snares when toms are played.