bass drum


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bass drum

a large shallow drum of low and indefinite pitch
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Ally: One of the lads we know stuck the sticker on the bass drum a long time ago, and it is something we're proud to support.
I was kind of doing the opposite type stuff as that, so I was like, "I'll call it John Barrett's Bass Drum of Death.
He was designated as a "master of jazz" in 1994 by the National Endowment for the Arts, which said he "ranks among the foremost big-band drummers of the swing and post-swing eras and is best known for his precise technique and the invention of two pedal-operated bass drums.
GONE WITH A BANG: The bass drum skin used on the front cover of the Beatles' 1967 album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band which has been sold at Christie's for pounds 541,250
JoJoboy and co-producer Adam Capriccio's sample selection (everything from Islamic prayers to slack-key guitar loops to 1980's dance synths and bass drum hits), well-placed live instrumentation and tight vocal arrangements allow the musical backdrops to do justice to the density of their lyricism.
of Arizona) instructs future teachers in the pedagogical aspects of college percussion methods and techniques, such as basic percussion technique on the snare drum, keyboard percussion, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, drum set, and other instruments.
Haynes' bass drum pulsed with the ferocity of a summer rainstorm hitting a metal roof or a nervous soldier emptying a machine gun.
Three musicians were playing bass drum, a battered trombone and a traditional flute - a motley ensemble considering the quality of the sound they were producing.
As a drummer, Robertson first dips and rotates one shoulder to push down the hi-hat cymbals [a pair in which one is inverted so they hit together], then the other shoulder to play the bass drum.
Lang's virtuosic work requires three different resonant metal sounds, eight nonresonant metal timbres (four of which are to be played with foot pedals), two wood blocks of contrasting pitches, and a bass drum played with a foot pedal.
Later, during the 1920s and 1930s, high-hat cymbals - at first less than one foot high and called low boys (Papa Joe Jones told me in 1981 that he invented the longer rod which brought the high hat to its present, aptly named height, but the Leedy drum company stole his idea and took all the rewards) - bass drum pedals, manufactured mounted and floor tom-toms, and larger cymbals came to be included in the drumset.