Believe it or not the Cymblas are actually pretty ancient. There's even evidence of them from as far back as Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece! By the mid 18th Century they began to feature regularly in orchestral and Military. Continue reading
Depending on what style of music you want to play there are a lot different drum kits and sizes out there. It all comes down to personal preference, however the size and tone is always an important factor.
Let me tell you what I keep in my drum bag. I use the Tom and Will mallets gig bag which holds everything I need. After 6 years of gigging with the drums, it has taught me to be organised when it comes to my drum accessories. Having all the different compartments means I can house everything without forgetting where I put them last time I played a gig. It also clips onto the floor tom, which means I can have the different sticks next to me that I can’t fit in the holder along with all my accessories easy to grab.