I Drum, Therefore I Am

I Drum, Therefore I Am

Being and Becoming A Drummer

eBook - 2013
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Despite their central role in many forms of music-making, drummers have been largely neglected in the scholarly literature on music and education. Drawing on data collected from in-depth interviews and questionnaires, Gareth Dylan Smith explores the identities, practices and learning of teenage and adult kit drummers in and around London. As a London-based drummer and teacher of drummers, Smith uses his own identity as participant-researcher to inform and interpret other drummers' accounts of their experiences. Drummers drum; therefore they are, they do, and they learn - in a rich tapestry of.
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2013
ISBN: 9781299056411
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 209 pages) : illustrations


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