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  • Picking the Right Drum Practice Pad Saturday, September 12, 2020
    Today's blog is part six in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best practice pad for your needs. Today, I'd like to ...
  • Picking the Right Tambourine Friday, September 11, 2020
    Today's blog is part five in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best tambourine. At some point, every percussion student...
  • Picking the Right Triangle Thursday, September 3, 2020
    Today's blog is part four in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best triangle. Choosing a triangle for yourself or for y...
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  • How to Set Up a Drum and Bell Kit Saturday, August 8, 2020
    Welcome to Amro Music! Today's blog is part three in our percussion series. Our resident percussion specialist and director services representative, Alan Compton, walks us through&...
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Picking the Right Drum Practice Pad

Today's blog is part six in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best practice pad for your needs. Today, I'd like to highlight some of the drum practice pads we carry at our store. Why do I need a practice pad? The benefit of owning a practice pad is that it provides a percussionist with a method of practicing rudimental drumming that is affordable compact portable quiet feels like a real... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, September 12, 2020
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Picking the Right Tambourine

Today's blog is part five in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best tambourine. At some point, every percussion student will be given a tambourine part to play in their school's concert band or orchestra. While it is essential to teach percussion students the techniques involved in playing tambourine properly, it is also essential to provide a good-quality tambourine with which to perform. There are a... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Friday, September 11, 2020
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Picking the Right Triangle

Today's blog is part four in our percussion series. Resident percussion specialist Alan Compton walks us through how to choose the best triangle. Choosing a triangle for yourself or for your ensemble can seem a little daunting due to the wide variety of sounds that are available from the many brands and models. I'd like to share some insight on some of the reasons for those differences as well as provide some advice on choosing a triangle that's right for your needs. How... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Thursday, September 3, 2020
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How to Set Up a Drum and Bell Kit

Welcome to Amro Music! Today's blog is part three in our percussion series. Our resident percussion specialist and director services representative, Alan Compton, walks us through setting up a drum and bell kit. Drum and Bell Kit Set Up The Stand 1. Loosen the wing nut. I'm gonna start with the base of the stand which is the part that has the three rubber feet on the bottom. Loosen the wing nut on the bottom half of the stand.   ... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, August 8, 2020
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