Bill Bachman has amazing technique and has been talking about proper technique for years. In 2009, he wrote a series of articles about technique and rudiments for Modern Drummer. In this video he talks about the different grips (French, American, and German) and talks about common problems with “matched grip that’s not quite matched.’

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Dave Gerhart

Dr. Dave Gerhart, Product Manager, Percussion for Yamaha Corporation of America and Lecturer of Percussion at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Gerhart, originally from Fairfield, California, holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California, M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach.
Dave Gerhart

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