Royal Crown Revue drummer and drumming historian Daniel Glass will be in clinic at the Sam Ash Drum Shop in Hollywood Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 7:00 PM. Contact Sam Ash for specific date. This clinic will cover the roots of Early Rhythm and Blues Drumming and should not be missed! Much of this history can be found in Daniel’s new award winning book, “The Commandments of Early Rhythm and Blues Drumming”. Call the Sam Ash Drum Shop for more information and clinic start time.
Sam Ash Drum Shop
7401 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA
(323) 436-0388… » Continue Reading
December 29, 2009 at 12:01 pm / Posted in: Artist News
The QUIK-BOUNCE™ Pad is smaller (6” diameter), more portable version of AQUARIANS highly successful TRU-BOUNCE™ practice pad (12” diameter).
According to co-owner Roy Burns, “The QUIK-BOUNCE™ pad has the same feel and realistic response as the Tru-Bounce™ pad. Buzz rolls are amazing in that they feel as though you are playing on a snare drum.”
The smaller size (6” diameter) makes the QUIK-BOUNCE™ pad easy to carry in a back pack or travel bag.
It mounts easily on a cymbal stand (8mm thread).
The package contains a Teacher Approved Rudiment Chart and “First Step”, Elementary Snare Drum Studies by Roy Burns.
As if that were not enough, the package also includes a FREE pair of “perfectly balanced” graphite practice sticks which are ideal for practice pad workouts.… » Continue Reading
December 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm / Posted in: Product News
Gregg Potter’s EMMY
Aquarian would like to congratulate Gregg Potter on his recent EMMY nomination and win. Way to go Gregg!
CHICAGO ROCK DUO WIN EMMY FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE OF CHEAP TRICK CLASSIC
BLACKBOX SNAG AWARD, RICK NIELSEN GUEST SPOT FOR TAKE ON “HE’S A WHORE”
Chicago, IL – NOVEMBER 12, 2009. NoVo Arts, Inc is proud to announce
that Chicago rock duo Blackbox has won an Emmy from the National
Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences. The ceremony took place
November 7th at the Park West in Chicago.
Blackbox, which features Damon Ranger on vocals/guitar and Gregg
Potter on drums, won the coveted award for their live performance of the
classic “He’s a Whore.” Legendary Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen
joined the duo onstage at a Chicago Grammy Chapter event at Columbia
College. CBS aired the video clip on March 27th, 2009.
This exciting news tops off an amazing year for Blackbox. In addition
to winning the Emmy, the group was handpicked for the Midwest leg of
the Van’s Warped Tour, kicked off Riot Fest in Chicago, played the
Lollapalooza Artist Lounge, performed two nights at Summerfest and
shared the stage with Eagles of Death Metal, The White Tie Affair, Lupe
Fiasco, Ratt, Billy Squier and Malik Yusef, amongst
Blackbox’s newest CD, Never Gonna Give, features the song “D.U.D.E.”
which was co-written with Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl.
Blackbox is honored to share their Emmy win with Rick Nielsen and is
looking forward to making the rest … » Continue Reading
December 29, 2009 at 3:18 pm / Posted in: Artist News
GREAT NEW LOOK AT A GREAT PRICE!!
New Z-100 Black Coating from Aquarian is now available on Response-2 tom heads, Hi-Velocity snare heads and Superkick III bass drumheads.
Same durability, resonance and projection as the white Z-100 coating.
Best of all, the new black Z-100 coating is the same price as the Z-100 white!
Velocity black sizes: 13″ and 14″
Response2 black sizes: 8″,10″,12″,13″,14″,15″,16″ and 18″
Superkick III black sizes: 18″,20″,22″ and 24″… » Continue Reading
December 29, 2009 at 3:23 pm / Posted in: Product News