Afro-Cuban Bata Rhythms

Afro-Cuban Bata Rhythms

It’s time for the next in our series of drum workshops exploring the rhythms of the world. Saturday 30 September 2017 Join us in London Waterloo (SE1) for a “Rhythms of the World” workshop led by Canadian drummer & percussionist Adam Teixeira.... Read More
Saturday Workshops

Saturday Workshops

Elephant Drums is pleased to present a new series of Saturday drumming workshops, starting on Saturday 5th November 2016. The series kicks off with a workshop exploring World Rhythms led by Canadian drummer & percussionist Adam Teixeira. World Rhythms on the drum... Read More
London Drum Show – promotion code 2014

London Drum Show – promotion code 2014

The biggest drumming event of the year is nearly here. We’ve got a promotion code for cheaper advance tickets (details below). The London Drum Show is back, and for the first time it will be spread over 2 floors of the Olympia Conference Centre. It promises to... Read More
Drummer Jobs in Films, TV and Adverts

Drummer Jobs in Films, TV and Adverts

TV companies, advertising agencies and film production companies sometimes require drummers for drumming roles in their productions. Drummer jobs in films, TV and adverts Here at Elephant Drums we mainly teach private lessons and run workshops, but we have been known... Read More
Promotion code for the London Drum Show 2013

Promotion code for the London Drum Show 2013

We’re hitting Olympia in October and going to the London Drum Show – the ultimate event for drummers (and drumming enthusiasts). London Drum Show If you’re having lessons at Elephant Drums you get discounted entry to the London Drum Show. See below... Read More
Drumming Wisdom: Quotes from famous drummers

Drumming Wisdom: Quotes from famous drummers

Inspirational words from famous drummers We’ve compiled some of our favourite drumming quotes from famous drummers, including Buddy Rich, Vinnie Colaiuta, Tony Williams, Dennis Chambers, and Dave Grohl. Keep these thoughts with you when practising and playing!... Read More
Online drum lessons 2012 – editor’s picks

Online drum lessons 2012 – editor’s picks

Traditionally at this time of year we review our picks of free online drum lessons. These are some of best bits from the drumming archives: Popular topics in 2012 Most viewed topic: Practice Routine Topic with most social shares: Drum Techniques Most commented topic:... Read More
Drummers You Should Know (part 5): Sheila E

Drummers You Should Know (part 5): Sheila E

Sheila E by Mary Robinson Sheila E rose to fame in the 1980s and is known mostly for her drumming career performing alongside Prince. However if you look at her pathway before she shot to fame it shows that practise really does make the difference. In part 5 of this... Read More
Drummers You Should Know (part 4): Animal

Drummers You Should Know (part 4): Animal

Animal by Will Connor Am I allowed this one? I hope so, because Animal is one of my favourite drummers. In fact, Animal’s appearances playing drums on The Muppet Show could have had something to do with me taking an early interest in drumming. I suspect he might have... Read More
Drummers You Should Know (part 3): John JR Robinson

Drummers You Should Know (part 3): John JR Robinson

John JR Robinson by Dan Peranic One of ten drummers for you to know is Mr. John JR Robinson. One of the many things I love about this guy is that he is so overlooked in today’s world of ‘celebrity’ drummers. On the other hand you will be surprised to know that John JR... Read More

Drummers You Should Know (part 2): Joey Baron

This is part 2 of a series of articles where each of our teachers here at Elephant Drums give us their personal perspective on a favourite drummer that has inspired and influenced their career. Marco Quarantotto has chosen “the quintessential musical... Read More