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I can answer questions about repairing drums,recovering,modifying,and custom design. Questions about gigging ie. attitude to others, agents,punters,band members, family and friends etc. The philosophy of drums in general, oh yea there is a philosophy in drums and drumming.

Experience in the area

Past/Present clients: I have played in the Uk, gigging with various types of bands, groups, artists, both on a local level, nationwide and in other countries, Australia, America and Amsterdam. I have been involved in recording studios, session playing and also teaching. I play in a local praise and worship band at present, and nationwide meetings as and when required.

What do you like about this subject?

There is always something new to learn and always something you can pass on to others.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

The true meaning of communication by using drums.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Drums are often used as a tool for communicating, a message, a concept, an ideal, they can even reflect a religion, there's something to think about!

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Drums can be used to enhance a band or destroy one.

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Prashant S Akerkar04/03/13101010Dear Paul Thank you. Thanks & Regards .....
Steve02/07/111010Many thanks for your advice Paul, the .....
William09/28/10101010Definitely sounds well informed and gets right .....

Recent Answers from Paul E

2015-04-24 hi hat troubles:

Hi Chris,  Without seeing it, its kinda difficult to offer u an instant solution.    So here's the break down of the hi hat assembly.    The hi-hat tends to comprise of the following parts:  You got the

2014-08-30 Drum re-covering...:

Well Please note; there were two Copper Mist processes.One involved paint over the wrap and one was just the Nitron wrap.  The nitron colors were lacquer on the earlier 3 ply drums and not being wraps

2014-03-28 Hihat:

Hi Tom,   I think its simply the case that you need to buy a new hi-hat clutch if the top cymbal is not staying up.    Here's an example of what you  need:    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Stagg-Hi-Hat-Clutch/dp/B000OR27UK

2013-04-02 Drum Beat Instrument.:

Dear Prashant,  Huh, what?  Is this a homework question................    http://www.k12math.com/math-concepts/Variables.htm:  Variables and constants represent values.  A constant is a value that does

2012-08-07 Dating vintage Rogers kit.:

Hi Paul, well u cant much closer than that and they produced black onyx up until 71.    So;  Please send this description and pic to Harry Cangany at drumcenter.com and see what he says.  He is the ULTIMATE


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