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All articles by Marc Dicciani, except where noted

ARTICLES ON DRUMMING AND EDUCATION PUBLISHED BY MODERN DRUMMER MAGAZINE

* Tips To Organize Your Practice Sessions (Download Article PDF)


* Cross Training: A System for Improving Your Practice and Your Playing (Modern Drummer Magazine)


* The Pros and Cons of Practicing With a Metronome (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Can Good Feel Be Taught/Learned? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* What are the drum instructional books/products that I recommend? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Is It Important for Drummers to Learn to Read Music? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Is It Important or Beneficial for Drummers to Learn Traditional Grip? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Is It Important for Drummers to Learn Jazz Drumming? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Setting Up Your Drum Kit: choosing the correct heights, angles, and positions (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Tuning The Drums (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Exercises for Developing Independence and Coordination (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* The Importance for Drummers to Learn Many Different Syles of Music and Drumming (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Should Drummers Learn to Play Additional Instruments? (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Modern Drummer Web Site: MD Education Team)

* Developing Volume Independence for Drummers (Download Article PDF) (Link to article on Read Periodicals (Independent Web Site)

* Metric Illusion: Rhythmic Tension (Modern Drummer Magazine)

* Copyright Questions and Answers (Modern Drummer Magazine)


* Modern Drummer Feature: The Drumset Program at UArts (Modern Drummer Magazine)


* Welcome to the Music Industry (Modern Drummer Magazine)



ADDITIONAL ARTICLES ON PRACTICING, LEARNING, STUDYING, ETC. (series of articles for various publications)

* It's NOT About Talent; It's About Practicing Correctly (Regal Tip Institute)


* Lifelong Learning: What If (Percussive Arts Society)


* Intro to Smart Practicing (Drum Club, Italy)


* Cross Training Part 1 (Drum Club, Italy)


* Cross Training Part 1 (Drum Club, Italy...Italian translation)


* Cross Training Part 2 (Drum Club, Italy)


* Cross Training Part 3 (Drum Club, Italy)



OTHER ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, ETC.

* Interview for Planet-Drum, Italian Webzine (English Translation)


* Interview for Planet-Drum, Italian Webzine (Italian Translation)


* Marc's 30 (Non-conformist and Slightly Unorthodox!) Principles for Playing the Drums Musically


* Developing Your Jazz Time (Sabian Cymbals)


* Strength, Flexibility, Coordination, and Control Through Stickings (Sabian Cymbals)


* The Heart of An Artist (In-Concert Magazine)


* We're ALL Students (KoSA 2008 Conference Journal)


* Afro-Cuban 6/8: Basic Independence and Advanced Applications (KoSA 2008 Conference Journal)


* Tips for Young Drummers (Handout at Drumset Clinic for Phila School District)


* Yamaha and UArts Host DTXplosion (Modern Drummer Magazine)


* Article on Digital Sampling (by Greg Victoroff, Esq., Musician's Business and Legal Guide, listed by permission)


* Music Induced Hearing Loss (by Dr. Kenneth Einhorn, The Hearing Review)