Drums, Drumming and More Drumming!

Okay so here’s the deal, I absolutely, positively, unashamedly love to play drums.  As I was looking through my photos of the past several weeks, I notices about a billion pictures and videos of drums and drumming so I wanted to share some of them with you!  I hope you are off to fabulous Summer and loads of fun with your friends and family!

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Need I say more? I think he pretty much sums it up.
My drum setup for the annual American Heart Association Heart Ball with the Honolulu Jazz Quartet!
My drum setup for subbing in the drum chair with super funky band Adagio at the Mezz 127 Jazz Club in Honolulu, HI.
Having some fun at the Ukulele Picnic 2014 where I performed with Pali Kaaihue and his band! Pali Kaaihue – Hard Rock Ukulele/Vocals, Kapono Nailiili – Guitar/Vocals, Jenn Wright – Percussion/Vocals, Zaysha Labrador – Ukulele/Vocals, Will Yokoyama – Bass/Vocals, Joshua Kaye – Keyboard


Down in Waikiki for the 2014 Hoolaulea Festival and saw this drum setup. I think when I’m 90 years old, this will be what I will take to gigs. It’s all attached to a hand truck for easy loading!
Also at the Hoolaulea! We saw an Okinawan Drumming Band and when we went backstage, we found this! Never in my life did I see so many drum bags. I just wanted to leap into the middle of them all!
One of my students behind her newly tuned up drumset. Now that’s something to smile about for sure!
With one of my other students Ian W. doing a drum hang and trading grooves and licks. It’s so awesome when they can shred on the drums. Sure keeps me on my toes!
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This is some fabulous artwork by a fellow fan of drumming, Salena.