NAMM NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants,
commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization's popular NAMM
trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and
strengthens the $17 billion global music products industry. The
association and our trade shows serve as a hub for people wanting to
seek out the newest innovations in musical products, recording
technology, sound and lighting, everything you need to enhance and grow
your business, presentation or event! Jim Donovan Drums Workshops, corporate drum programs, retreats and more!
Drum Solo Artist Drum
Solo Artist covers all drum related subjects, like drum history, drum
tuning, drumming techniques, drum link, how to read tabs, and everything
else you may ever need to know about the drum!
The DrumConnection New England’s Premier Hand Drumming School serving
the rhythmic community for over 20 years. The DrumConnection offers
excellence in djembe and dunun instruction from private classes to
exciting workshops and performances.
djembe.org Djembe.org is an interactive links guide to the
online djembe community. Any djembe related web page can be a part of
Percussion Music Online Percussion Music Online is an internet service for percussionists,
drummers and teachers of all ages. Our objective is to provide you with
the very best in composition research, promote new music and create an
online community of musicians specializing in the practical performance
of drums and percussion. Music Explorium Music Explorium has interactive drumming events for festivals. Offering rhythm classes and Junk
Percussion making and parades, as well.
Drum School Lesson, clinics, vintage drums and more! Drumming to Help Others... Rock House Arts Foundation Established in 2007, RockHouse Arts Foundation provides musical
instruments, workshops, instruction, and opportunities in the arts for
children at foster homes, counseling centers, and urban schools.
Drum Strong: Drums for Cures DrumsForCures produces drumSTRONG, the
multicultural, musical, charity events showcasing available resources
that support people with cancer and those who love them.We promote cancer health, education, research
and survivorship support through collaborative efforts and through
rhythm :: Globally! DrumSTRONG is the conduit. Our all-volunteer effort creates a hub and outlet for all parties. Drums are the perfect communicator. Rhythm welcomes and embraces all who participate.
Other Handcrafted Drums and Percussion Instruments... Shake and Rattle "Shake and Rattle" is the work of
Atlanta-area veteran conga player,
percussionist and drummer Thomas Hood. Hand made gourd shekers using
only the best California or Arizona grown, thick-shelled gourds for
their tone, color, size,
consistency and symmetry. Festivals, Craft Tours and Other Places You Can Find Everyones Drumming...
Gathering of the Vibes Gathering
of the Vibes is an annual music, arts and camping festival, held in Bridgeport Connecticut. Vibes has grown into a four-day festival that has featured
such world-class talent as Crosby, Stills and Nash; all living members
of the Grateful Dead; the Allman Brothers Band; James Brown; the Black
Crowes; Buddy Guy; George Clinton and P-Funk; Bruce Hornsby; Les
Claypool; and many, many more big names, while continuing to showcase
extraordinarily talented, young, up-and-coming bands to the 15-25
thousand people who attend each year.
Worm Town: StrangeCreek and Wormfest Held in Greenfield Massachusetts, 3 nights of wooded camping, Vernville's Yelo Sub, River Worm Cafe,
Community Bonfires, Rock Gardens, Kids Cabin, Family Entertainment,
Roaming Entertainment, Food Vendors, Clothes Vendors, Arts & Crafts,
Body Art, and of course, The Worms.
Bonnaroo The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day, multi-stage camping
festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee
every June. Bonnaroo brings together some of the best performers in rock
and roll, along with dozens of artists in complementary styles such as
jazz, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and just about any contemporary
music you can think of.
Mountain Jam Mountain Jam is a 3-day outdoor music festival that takes place the first weekend after Memorial Day (June 4 - 6 2010). It is held at Hunter Mountain in upstate New York. Hosted by Gov't Mule and featuring many amazing artist.
Nateva The Nateva Music & Camping Festival is a 3-day, multi stage outdoor camping event to be held July 2nd, 3rd & 4th
at the beautiful Oxford Fairgrounds 2 hours and 25 minutes from Boston
and 45 minutes from Portland, Maine. As Northern New England’s premier
music festival, they bring world class artists in
the true Jam Band tradition as well as a sweet mix of Indie/Alternative
Rock, Bluegrass, Electronica, and local New England musicians too.
Grassroots Grassroots festival is presented over a four day period (Thursday-Sunday) during the month of July. It is held at the Trumansburg
Fairgrounds in Trumansburg New York, located about 10 miles north of
Ithaca NY on Rt..96 on the west side of Cayuga Lake in the very scenic
Finger Lakes region of central New York. Hosted by Donna the Buffalo and many more amazing musicians. Unique to this festival is that all vendors must make everything they sell! Moe.down Held during early September, the Moe.down is hosted by Moe. and has an amazing lineup of many other musician. Past artists have been, Mike Gordon, Lotus, Ryan Montbleau Band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals and many more!
Putney Craft Tour Vermont's oldest ongoing craft tour. Take a tour through Putney Vermont visiting artist studios, all types of crafts; glassblowing, stain glass, pottery, cheese making, drums and lots more. Held the weekend after Thanksgiving. Festival Vendor Friends...
Woodland Pixie Handmade in Vermont;
Costume Festival Flare, Aromatherapy Soap, Massage Oil, Bath Fizzies,
Jojoba Lotion and much more! Handcrafted fun accessories for dress up at Festivals, Fairs, Clubs, Raves or any time you want to be festive! Hooked Productions Bamboo and organic cotton tee shirts, tops, hoodies, hats, yoga wear, and more... Planet Love Clothing Planet Love clothing is art for
people. We want to create artwork that speaks to the soul, using natural
materials and excellent workmanship, in a people-friendly environment. Planet Love is a small
family business operating in one of the old Pierce Arrow Automobile
factories in the Rust Belt city of Buffalo,NY. Sunshine Octopus Unique,
colorful, and exciting line of clothing ,jewelry and accessories
at the store in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on tour, and at festivals
around the country. Carrying a large selection of tie dyes, Grateful
Dead and Bob Marley T-shirts, and other rock and roll merchandise. North Bound Train Clothing Clothing with designs inspired by the Grateful dead, Gov't Mule and other Jam Bands.
Grateful Dons specializing in absolutely incredible hand made Thai Dye clothing for all
occasions. Also specializing in Silver Jewelry, Gold Jewelry and Gemstones. Custom orders, wholesale orders, make individual pieces and procure
precious and semi precious gemstones to your specifications. Dye The Sky All original designs and officially Licensed Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia t-shirts, stickers, baby rompers, ect.
Happy Life Productions Tie dye clothing with original artwork. Happy Life Productions is a family owned business in business since 1982.
Not Fade Away Licensed Rock and Roll Merchandise! Woodstock shirts, the Band, Bob dylan, socks, tapestries, bags, jewelry and more.
Little Hippie Little Hippie®, The Child that Rocks® &
Born to be Green®: Your ultimate online kids shop for kid rock clothes,
eco baby clothing, organic kid's t's, sustainable children's fashion,
Grateful Dead Clothing, creative baby apparel,kid's hemp clothes,
organic cotton styles, funky kid outfits, baby patchwork, unique
children's fashions, one of a kind baby gifts, Grateful Dead Blankets
& more. Nomadic State of Mind Rope sandals for men, women and kids. Hammocks, frisbees and more!
Artists Who Use Our Drums... More Bio Information can be Found on our Everyones Drumming Artist Page Jim Donovan From 1990-2005,
Jim Donovan was a founding member and driving force of the
multi-platinum band, Rusted Root. Jim made countless trips around North
America and abroad with the popular jam-band, sharing the stage with
rock & roll legends such as Santana, Page and Plant, Sting, Dave
Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers, Sheryl Crowe, The Grateful Dead,
and many others. Matt Abts Matt Abts , 2003 Grammy Nominated drummer, original
member of Gov't Mule, first started playing music in high school
in Panama before relocating to Virginia where he spent the next
eight years playing music regionally in many, many bands before
moving to Florida and getting a break playing with Dickey Betts
and Chuck Leavell in 1984. Matt recorded "Pattern Disruptive"
with the Dickey Betts Band in 1988 which also included future
GM cohort Warren Haynes and X2 keyboardist Johnny Neel.
Keller Williams Keller Williams has been called guitars
mad-scientist, a one-man-band for the new millennium and dozens of other
clever sobriquets dreamed up by fans and music journalists trying to
get a handle on his uplifting and ever-shifting style of music. Williams
is considered by some but not by himself, to be a master of the
acoustic guitar, known for his ability to solo over layers of
spontaneously created loops. Yahuba Garcia "El Pollo" The Boston-born Puerto Rican Conga sensation has been lighting up the
Boston music scene with so many different bands, it is hard to keep
track. He has recently been seen on stage with Percy Hill, Blacksnake,
Jen Kearney & The Lost Onion, The Boston Horns, Assembly of Dust
&, The Ryan Montbleau Band, just to name a handful. This list only
keeps getting longer as more Boston musicians hear and see him play.
Percussionist, composer, and clinician Gilad has been called "one of the world's
top percussionists" by Jazziz magazine.
Bill Meredith, assistant editor of Jazziz magazine, said "like Willie Bobo and
Alex Acuna, Gilad excels at both drums and percussion - but unlike those great
players, the Israel-born, Middle Eastern-inspired player excels at both
simultaneously through his hybrid drum/percussion setup." Jon Fishman Best known for his work with the band Phish. Fishman also plays drums in the rock band Pork Tornado, and has performed with the Jazz Mandolin Project for several years, as well as many other projects.
Matt Butler The Everyone Orchestra THE
EVERYONE ORCHESTRA is a revolving cast of stellar musicians conducted
by founder Matt Butler at concerts, festivals and special events.
Joe Craven David Grisman Quintet Joe Cravenis a madman with anything
that has strings attached. For almost 17 years, Joe Craven was the highly respected multi-instrumentalist with the David Grisman Quintet. Having played and/or recorded with Jerry Garcia, Stéphane Grappelli, Maria Muldaur, Vassar Clements, The Persuasions, Psychograss, The Alison Brown Quartet, Darol Anger, Rob Ickes, Bob Brozman, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, spoken word mavenKen Nordine
and many others, Joe has performed music & sound effects on a wide
variety of recordings including commercials, soundtracks, computer
games and several Grammy nominated projects.
Mike Gordon Gordon is the bassist and founding member of Phish formed in 1983. Mike has produced with Phish over thirteen albums and thousands of concerts, the band has earned
a reputation for musical imagination, instrumental chops and improvisation. Also check out Mike's solo project Inside In Black Bear Moon Since 2001, the Black Bear Moon Music and Cultural Project,
based out of the White Mountain Region of New Hampshire, has been
dedicated to promoting healthy, vibrant, and diverse culture through
music and art.
Vinnie Amico Drummer for the band Moe. since 1997, Vinnie also is involved with solo projects and drum clinics.
Frank Bloom The Rhythm Cats The Rhythm Cats are a group of talented musicians who bring energy to every NBA Charlotte Bobcats home game.
They utilize a number of percussion instruments to help generate
fan excitement during pregame introductions and throughout the game.
Rob Fried Rest in Peace brother Max Creek Rob Fried was a vital part of the band Max Creek, having served percussion for 27 of the New England institution’s 35 years. His immense array of percussion, variety of sounds, sense of rhythm, and his keen vision of applying those spices dramatically enriched the band’s musical palette; adding unique
dimensions to Creek staples like “Emerald Eyes” and “In Harmony.”
Asa Redmond Sim Redmond Band Drummer for Sim Redmond Band. Since their inception 9 years ago, the Sim Redmond Band has been quickly
on the rise, forging new ground in roots music. Traveling around the
globe, playing with the likes of moe., the Neville Brothers, the
Wailers, Jimmy Cliff, and Habib Koite, in some of the most beautiful
venues in the U.S. and Japan, the world has taken notice. SRB's unique
blend of roots-rock, Afro-Carribean, and reggae music continues to
spread like wild fire.
Yonrico Scott Derek Trucks Band Drummer for the Derek Trucks Band, throughout his musical career, Yonrico has recorded and/or performed
with a Who’s Who list of well-known artists. Most recently, he has
collaborated with The Ying Yang Twins and Outkast. Other notable artists
include Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Peabo Bryson, Aretha Franklin,
Ray Charles, Sammy Davis Jr., Chuck Berry, George Howard, Freddie
Hubbard, Sonny Stitt, Joshua Redman, George Benson, Anita Baker, Tinsley
Ellis, The Allman Brothers Band, Susan Tedeschi, Kansas, John Scofield,
Bruce Hampton, Cecil Bridgewater, Alvin Batiste, Gary Burton, Fiji
Mariners, Andrew White, Gregg Allman, John Denver, Ben E. King, The 3
Degrees, The Supremes, Widespread Panic, Phil Lesh, The Lexington
Philharmonic, and The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, among others. Checkout Everyone's Drumming drums handpainted with original artwork by Yonrico Scott!
Michael Travis String Cheese Incident Michael Travis (drums, percussion, keyboards)
has spent over a decade as the driving percussive force in the
nationally popular String Cheese Incident. Travis continues to be an
innovator of improvisational drumming, managing to play hand percussion
while simultaneously keeping incredible rhythm with a kit. Zach Deputy There is nothing out there like Zach Deputy. Truly a
one-man band, he is a powerhouse of performance, technical chops, and
one hell of a charismatic presence. Zach is a master of the live looping
technique. TheDrumland.com Local Information for Vermonters... iPutney