Playing and Teaching the Buzz Roll

Stewart Hoffman at his 2017 NYSSMA workshop on snare drum technique

Stewart Hoffman discusses the buzz roll at his NYSSMA Convention 2017 workshop presentation.

A good buzz roll should sound even, seamless, and remain under control at all dynamic levels. The best drummers devote a great deal of their practise time focusing on it.

In Playing and Teaching the Buzz Roll – a short video excerpt from my NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Winter Convention snare drum clinic in Rochester, NY – band teachers will gain insights, and discover a couple of great exercises, to help guide their percussionists to a solid and seamless roll.

View Playing and Teaching the Buzz Roll here.

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