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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! is an interactive links guide to the online djembe community. Any djembe related web page can be a part of it!

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.

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.

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 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!

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.

Gilad Dobrecky
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 Craven is 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 maven Ken 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.

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