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Drumsense Training Tracks: Basic Rock 3 Playalong by Colin woolway

A playalong tune specifically composed to be used for practising Drumsense Basic Rock exercise 3. The song is relatively short, but composed so that it can be played as a loop. The tune is recorded at 4 different tempi to match varying student abi ...

Drumsense News ... 

Lloyd Ryan and Colin Woolway Face to Face 02 Jul 2014
These two renowned drummers and educators are holding a join drum clinic at The Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London SW16 2ED on Thursday 10th July from 7:30pm to 10:30 pm.

Tickets are £15 from Rockbottom music store on 020 8680 1042 or email

Mel Gaynor Drum Clinic 02 May 2014
Drumsense is co-promoting a drum clinic to be given by Mel Gaynor (Simple Miinds, Robert Palmer), supported by Drumsense founder Colin Woolway.

The event will be held at Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London SW16 2ED on Thurs 15th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm. Tickets are £15 - call 020 8680 1042 to book your place.

Mel is also giving 121 lessons at Drumsense HQ in Croydon on 15th and 16th May. Call Lee on 020 8680 1042 to book a lesson.

Masterclass in Swindon 20 Feb 2014
Holmes Music in Swindon are hosting a drum workshop on Mon 17th March 2014 - doors open 6:45pm. The workshop will feature a masterclass from Colin Woolway, founder of Drumsense. Tickets are £10 / £5 students.

To book a place or for more details contact Holmes Music 01793 526393 or Drumsense tutor Rob Cooper 07970 012241.

Holmes Music are at Faringdon Road, Swindon, SN1 5AR.

New product in webshop 06 Dec 2013
We have added a new book to our webshop which is a great read for those thinking about teaching drums, or already teaching and in need of new inspiration.

It's called "How To Teach Drums" by Claire Brock - click here to see the details in our webshop.

Drumsense Day at Foote's of London 29 Oct 2013
The venerable Foote's of London music store are hosting a Drumsense Day on 31st October 2013. The day includes private one-to-one lessons with Colin Woolway from 10am, a masterclass with Colin at 5:15pm, and a teachers seminar at 6:30pm.

To book any of these sessions, call 020 7323 2213 or email

Colin Woolway Teaching in Stockport 23 May 2013
Steve White is pleased to announce that Colin Woolway will be giving one-to-one drum lessons at Steve's studio at KD Custom Drums, 24 Lower Hillgate, Stockport SK1 1JE on June 27 (1pm - 9pm) and June 28 (10am - 7pm) 2013.

Colin's specialist subjects include The Drumsense 8 bar pattern, modern rudiments and drum kit application, Latin, soloing, twin pedal, techniques old and new, and phrasing. Contact Colin to book a lesson.

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Colin Woolway teaches drums in West Croydon, at the BRIT school, and at Drumbeat in Newport, Wales. Click here for more details.

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This week's featured tutor ... 

Ian Fereday (UK)

Ian Fereday

I started playing drums and percussion at the age of 17 and it has been a passion of mine ever since. I studied with John Shearer (Curved Air) and Andy Bibb (West End Musicals) at Talking Drums and also took lessons from Francis Seriau and Paul Elliot at Drumtech.
I achieved a Pass with Distinction in both Grade 8 Drums and a Music Teaching Diploma, and learnt a great deal about playing and teaching in the process.

I've had the great privilege of working with some fantastic musicians over the years for gigs and recordings. Iíve been involved in many different types of musical projects including working for original artists, covers bands, function bands, church worship bands and even orchestras.

Iíve always had a great enthusiasm for teaching people to play the drums, and Iíve found that drummers generally have a great willingness to share ideas and techniques. Belonging to this community is one of the best things about being a drummer and Iím delighted to be joining the Drumsense network of tutors and students. The establishment of Repercussion Drum School was driven by a desire to share what I've learnt about drumming and to encourage players of all ages and abilities as they progress with the instrument.

I teach a variety of styles and techniques that are tailored to your requirements. These are your lessons and everyone has their own reasons for wanting to learn to play. The most important thing for me is that you enjoy your lessons and learn in the process. After all, itís called playing because itís meant to be fun!

I also play bass guitar and will occasionally incorporate this into the lessons, so that you as a player will understand how these instruments work together as a rhythm unit, and form the foundation of any great band.

I look forward helping you get the most out of playing this amazing instrument.

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