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Drumsense Training Tracks: Fills 6262 Round The Kit by Colin Woolway

A playalong tune specifically composed to be used for practising Drumsense Rock Fill exercise 6262. The song is relatively short, but composed so that it can be played as a loop. The tune is recorded at 4 different tempi to match varying student a ...


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New Product In Webshop! 28 Aug 2015
We've added a new product to our webshop - The Wrecking Crew - a 2 DVD documentary about the legendary West Coast backing band who were behind many of the hits of the 1960's and 1970's.

Click here for details.

Rick Latham in London! 29 Jun 2015
Drumsense is delighted to welcome the legendary Rick Latham to London for 2 days of one-to-one lessons, July 6th and 7th 2015.

Contact Colin Woolway for details: colin@drumsense.com.

Colin Woolway / Vince Dunn Masterclass 29 Jun 2015
Colin Woolway (Drumsense founder) and Vince Dunn (Courtney Pine, Django Bates, Pharrell Williams) are appearing for a drum masterclass in Swindon.

The event is on Monday 29th June 2015, 7:15pm to 9:15pm at Holmes Music, 21-23 Faringdon Road, Swindon, SN1 5AR.

Tickets are £8 in advance or £10 on the door - visit Holmes music or contact Rob Cooper on 07970 012241.

London Drum Clinic 24 Apr 2015
Drumsense founder Colin Woolway is leading a drum clinic with seriously awesome drummers Darby Todd (Robert Plant, Huey Lewis, The Darkness) and Gabor Dornyei (Thunder Duo, Thriller Live). The event is on Thurs 7th May 7:30pm at the Hideaway Club, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London SW16 2BF.

Tickets are £10 - visit hideawaylive.co.uk or call 020 8835 7070 to book your place.

New Drumsense book! 24 Oct 2014
Long-time Drumsense tutor Greg Pepper has written and published a brand new book in the Drumsense series, aimed at teaching very young students, and also those with learning difficulties.

You can order the book from drumsense.com - click here for more details.

Scottish Drum Fair Competition 13 Sep 2014
Fancy your chances in this competition? Enter here and get your video camera rolling!

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Colin Woolway teaches drums in West Croydon, at the BRIT school, and at Drumbeat in Newport, Wales. Click here for more details.

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This week's featured tutor ... 

William Fraser (UK)

William Fraser

My first introduction to drumming was seeing the Buddy Rich big band on tv, from that moment on I was hooked. My drumming career began at the age of 12 with the pipe bands, where I received a good grounding in rudimental drumming and won many solo drumming events.

In order to expand my drumming I performed and studied drumming in various other fields of music involving drum kit and hand percussion, playing with local function bands and in jazz and cabaret shows.

I have 18yrs experience as a Military musician (Group Leader drums/ percussion) in the South African Defence Force, performing at all military and state functions, as a band member and solo performer. Highlights included:

  • Composing and performing drum salute for Nelson Mandela’s 80th birthday celebrations.

  • Several Edinburgh Military Tattoos including the Queen Mothers 100th birthday celebrations.

  • South African solo drumming champion 1982, 1994, 2004, 2005.

  • Original founder member who drew up and created the nationally used IDMAC evaluation syllabus.

  • Presented training workshops and seminars for the S.A.N.D.F as well as the Pipe Band Association of South Africa.
When in SA I led my own percussion group “DRUMCODE” who performed at various festivals throughout the country. I also recorded and toured with the Gospel group “HEBRON”. More recently I have been performing at various Celtic festivals and workshops in Italy.

I specialise in all forms of rudimental drumming and pipe band drumming at all levels. My approach to teaching is to present a more creative way rather than a mechanical approach to the drum rudiments, to enable the student to utilize them in a musical way, also stimulate their imagination and creativity so he/she can add these tools to their tool box, to become a more complete drummer , no matter what style/level they aspire to perform at.

I feel the Drumsense programme is a structured and essential tool in the process of development ...

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