The Importance of Reading and Writing Music
Written by Adam Zalewski on Janurary 25th, 2021
In today’s blog post I want to talk about the importance of a reading and writing music. As a worship drummer, I believe this is a highly underrated skill simply because you don’t see a lot of worship drummers reading off of charts on Sunday. When I say "reading and writing music" that’s not exactly what I’m talking about.
Metric Modulation Explained
Written by Adam Zalewski on Janurary 18th, 2021
Written by Adam Zalewski on Jan. 15th 2020
Our purpose as a drummer who worships is to play for God and lead others to Christ through worship. It is not about what songs or style you like to play. It is not always about HOW you want to play the song. It’s not about your creativity or chops. Your drumming in church should be viewed as an act of worship and service to others and to Jesus himself....
Written by Adam Zalewski on Jan. 29th 2019
The main goal when holding your drumsticks is to have control, but also let the stick move freely in your hand by creating a fulcrum between your finger and thumb. Below is a list of the 7 common mistakes drummers make that hinders their performance and technique on the drums...
Written by Adam Zalewski on Oct. 6th 2013
I believe the ultimate goal of teaching, regardless of the subject matter, is to produce students who can become teachers. Even if a student does not plan on becoming an educator; there is nothing more valuable to be taught if they can independently teach themselves and continue to progress in knowledge without outside instruction...