Recently, I discovered Rick Dior on YouTube. He has many, many great videos. I was particularly interested in his videos of the John S. Pratt drum solos. But, then I started watching his videos which are variations on the “Three Camps” solo. They’re great! I’m ordering his book this week.
The book is called, “Let’s Go Camping: Variations on the Three Camps” by Rick Dior. Here’s his website – http://www.acousticbarn.com/rickspercussionsite/
I want to post some of my chops exercises. I’ll be working on that while I’m not playing.
Well, I’ve started to have pain in my wrists that is causing me to back off from playing. I’ve had to basically cut my practice time down to half.
I’m back to icing my wrists and doing the ice water “dips”. It helps.
I’m hoping this improves because I was just starting to build up some endurance and meet some speed goals.
It’s been a month since I started practicing on a practice pad.
Gary Husband on drums. And absolutely killing it.