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Articles

 

Drumming, Music And Meaning

5 Ways to Create A Deeper Connection with Your Music : Part 1

5 Ways to Create A Deeper Connection with Your Music : Part 2

5 Ways to Create A Deeper Connection with Your Music : Part 3

 Why do I drum by Jim Donovan

How To Make Your Drumming More Meaningful by Jim Donovan

How To Use Sound To Feel Good by Jim Donovan

3 Steps To Transforming Your Life by Jim Donovan

Increase Your Energy And Awareness Through Rhythmic Breathing by Jim Donovan

8 Minute Drumming Meditation Video

The Law of Rhythm by Hazrat Inayat Khan from his book "The Music of Life"

Benefits of Hand Drumming by Laurie Loeb

8 Minute Drumming Meditation Video

Shamanic Drumming

Nyabinghi  by Kate Lowe


 

Consciouness

The Power of Presence by Jim Donovan

How to Breathe Consciously : 3 Easy Steps by Jim Donovan

Thoughts on Compassion by Jim Donovan

As you take your next breath... by Jim Donovan

Being "All In" by Jim Donovan

How To Create Your Ideal Condition in Under 5 Minutes by Jim Donovan

Wisdom for the Next Seven Generations by Jim Donovan

3 Steps To Transforming Your Life by Jim Donovan

Increase Your Energy And Awareness Through Rhythmic Breathing by Jim Donovan

 

 

Drum Circles & Djembe Articles

34 Easy Ways To Improve Your Drum Circle by Jim Donovan

10 Reasons Why Drumming Together Builds Great Teams by Jim Donovan

56 Reasons You Should Be Drumming by Jim Donovan

Healing Power of the Drum Circle

Common hand-drumming-related injuries and treatments by Kalani

How to Rope Tune Your Djembe

How to Make a Djembe

Djembe Articles Part 1...

Djembe Articles 2: Maintenance, Construction and Tuning..

Djembe Articles 3: Traditional Djembe Making and Carving Videos....

Latin American Drumming Instructional Videos




Drumming Research

Using Percussion to Improve Attention-to-Tasks in Children with Autism

Complementary Therapy for Addiction: 'Drumming Out Drugs'

The Use of Drumming as Cure for Children with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by David Otieno Akombo, Ph.D.

Drumming on the Edge of Leadership: Hand Drumming and Leadership Skills for the New Millennium

New Research Shows Babies Are Born To Dance... 

Biofeedback Indicates Drumming Relieves Stress

 

Home Made Percussion

Make your own percussion...

Learn To Make Coffee Can Drums

How to Play Water Bottles

How to Make Shakers 

Eight Homemade Instruments... Make your own percussion!

 

Drumming Lessons

A Guide To Creating Your Own Rhythms by Jim Donovan

New! Beginners Djun Djun Lesson

Conscious Breathing for Drummers 

Twelve Things I Always Do When Recording Drum Set by Jim Donovan

How to Get a Good Sound From Your Drum by Jim Donovan