Clinics

Provence Drum Camp a complete success

Such a lovely experience in France this week at the Provence Drum Camp. The participants were first class and the artists were both on top of their game and humble – rare qualities in this industry. Special thanks to Chantelle and Rob for organising such a great camp. Thanks as always to Sabian, Natal, Evans… [Read More…] about Provence Drum Camp a complete success

Virgil Donati Master Class

Paul Hose and MLC Academy Present A Master Class With Drumming Legend Virgil Donati – A One-off Date In The UK at Nottingham’s Leading Music School, MLC-Academy. When? Where? Book your place now while you can there are 2 sessions available This is a one off opportunity to experience a Master class session with Virgil… [Read More…] about Virgil Donati Master Class

Breizh Drum Session 2016

A week long drum camp in beautiful Brittany, the Breizh’Drum Session is a jam packed event which has been running annually for some years now. Attendees will stay at the beautiful Belle-Ile Hotel resort and their time learning, practising and performing the drums with some of Europe’s leading drum kit educators. Event organiser, John Petitjean,… [Read More…] about Breizh Drum Session 2016

A great way to develop your improvisation skills is to listen to more music

A great way to develop your improvisation skills is to listen to more music. You will be able to “see” what is required in your mind’s eye as your technical facility grows. Your capacity to recognise differences in tone, rhythm, genre and indeed to play along to music will grow exponentially as you develop your… [Read More…] about A great way to develop your improvisation skills is to listen to more music

Why I Play Sabian Cymbals

Sabian cymbals are as dynamic and creative as the people that make them – let alone play them! That’s why I play Sabian Cymbals. About Sabian SABIAN was founded in 1981, when Robert Zildjian – one of the world’s great names in cymbal making came to the conclusion that drummers needed a better choice of… [Read More…] about Why I Play Sabian Cymbals

Why I Play Natal Drums

Natal Drums are truly a beautiful instrument to play. Here’s why they’re my choice. Introduction AS YOU MAY ALREADY KNOW THE MARSHALL NAME IS SYNONYMOUS WITH GUITAR AMPLIFICATION. WHAT YOU WILL PROBABLY NOT KNOW IS THAT THE FOUNDER OF MARSHALL AMPLIFICATION, JIM MARSHALL OBE, WAS IN FACT A DRUMMER AND A DRUM TEACHER. JIM WAS… [Read More…] about Why I Play Natal Drums

Breizh’ Drum Session 2015

Paul Hose to teach at the Breizh’Drum Session 2015 in France this summer A week long drum camp in beautiful Brittany, the Breizh’Drum Session is a jam packed event which has been running annually for some years now. Attendees will stay at the beautiful Belle-Ile Hotel resort and their time learning, practising and performing the… [Read More…] about Breizh’ Drum Session 2015

Fantastic Master Class In Vibo

Every three months I visit Massimo Russo’s incredible drum school in the south of Italy. I am always taken aback by the warmth of the people – their hospitality, sense of community and of course, their love for the drums. The classes are made up of youngsters to the young at heart. Everyone who attends… [Read More…] about Fantastic Master Class In Vibo