28th Oct 2014

American Drum Set History Explained

Today, the presence of drums and drum sets is as much a part of our lives as eating and sleeping, but, drumming was not always so present in the U.S. In the first video of a YouTube series, Vic Firth explains the history and evolution of the drum set through the years, starting with the end of the Civil War and slavery helped create the bass, snare drums, toms and techniques we all know and love today.