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music4dw

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Zendrum at NAMM
« on: January 21, 2007, 01:21:31 AM »

So, I'm at NAMM at of course the first thing I did on Thursday was to stop by the FXpansion booth to see John Emrich and say hi!

John was a big influence on me getting a Zendrum - I saw him at NAMM last year and watched his video's online many times.

Anyway, we spoke for a few minutes and then he generously offered a quick lesson - who am I to refuse such an offer   ;D

First I wanted to thank John on this forum for spending time with me at NAMM.  He walked through and demonstrated concepts to me - reiterating that playing the Zendrum is a very personal thing.  Having him demonstrate as he explains and being up close to see what he is describing is key.  I wanted to immediately run home and grab my Zendrum and start exploring some of these concepts, but that will have to wait until tomorrow.

If you get a chance to take a lesson with John, do so, I highly recommend it.

And for those of you who may be thinking "what are these concepts, please tell us" - well, to paraphrase John  - you need to be there.  I'm not sure there's an effective way to communicate them in a static text format.  You really do need to be there.

This was definitely the highlight of the show!

Thanks again John!

P.S.  I did see a couple of other Zendrums at the show - an LT at Flying Hands percussion and a ZX at the EastWest booth.
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Re: Zendrum at NAMM
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2007, 08:49:59 AM »

Love the quote in your signature! That's IT.
Thanks for the roving reporting.
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Re: Zendrum at NAMM
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2007, 07:49:20 PM »

I would like to thank all of the Zendrummers that stopped by.  It was a pleasure to meet all of you.  We are a rare breed of drummers and it is always nice to meet in person.  The show was great and the Zendrum was the star!

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