Tag: technology

Technology and Teaching – Teaching with the Yamaha EAD10

 A few months ago I started to see ads for the Yamaha EAD10, some form of new drum gadget that was supposed to make your kit sound better. Instantly I knew I wanted to see how that would effect the teaching studio. Overview EAD stands for Electric Acoustic Drum, and the system essentially consists…




Technology and Teaching – Groove Scribe

Groove Scribe is an online transcription and composition tool for drumset brought to us by Mike Johnston and the great people over at Mikeslessons.com. It combines the worlds of a WYSIWYG interface, drum tab, and western musical notation. It easily allows a user to write, listen to and share a groove. This is a great…




Technology and Teaching – iOS Metronome Shootout

Metronomes are a technology that has been almost completely taken over by the smartphone industry. When I was getting started as a  teacher, a decent metronome would run about twenty dollars. If I wanted something with major capabilities I would have to spend over one hundred dollars on either a BOSS Dr. Beat or a…