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BeatIt Report: Open Minded Drum Camp 2018

BeatIt Report: Open Minded Drum Camp 2018

The second Polish edition of the Open Minded Camp conducted by the world-class drummer/educator, Claus Hessler, was held between Aug 4 and 9, 2018. Most of the other Polish media focusing on drums have discussed the advantages of this workshop organized by Szymon Fortuna in great detail. We, however, decided to…
BeatIt Report: Meinl Percussion Festival 2018

BeatIt Report: Meinl Percussion Festival 2018

The first edition of Meinl Percussion Festival, which was held on June 23 at the company's HQ in Gutenstetten, Germany, is already behind us. It must be stressed that it was yet another successful Meinl event, which was organized very well (almost perfectly). From live performances, workshops and drum circles…
Beatit Report: Drum Fest 2017 weekend

Beatit Report: Drum Fest 2017 weekend

Drums and drumming everywhere! Every autumn in Opole there is an awesome event going on. It's called Drum Fest, and it's an international Drum Festival. Every October one weekend is reserved strictly for drummers, drumerettes and drumming. This year's edition took place in Opole Music School on October 6-8. We…
Open-Minded Drum Camp: Our Report

Open-Minded Drum Camp: Our Report

Keep up the great job! On August 6-10 there was a lot going on at the Culture Centre in Żywiec. One of Poland's most interesting drumming events of the year took place there, and it was something more than drumming- it was also education! We of course are talking about…
Simon Phillips: Drum Solo Live for BeatIt

Simon Phillips: Drum Solo Live for BeatIt

Simon Phillips is one of the most prolific drummers of his generation, a true institution in the world of modern drums. The list of artists he has collaborated with would take the entire space we have for this article. Just a few of them, e. g.: Mike Oldfield, The Who,…
Peter Szendofi: Drum Solo for BeatIt

Peter Szendofi: Drum Solo for BeatIt

Peter Szendofi is one of the most talented professional drummers, composers and most frequently employed musicians in Hungary, whose reputation as an educator crossed the Hungarian borders long ago. He teaches at Galileo University Guatemala, North Karelia University Finland and Drummers Collective, New York. He is also a member of…