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Tea Time With Jordan & Alex – Fear of failure, Economic uncertainty, DadLife & Jordan Googles Drumming!

This weeks episode is a long form ‘Tea Time’ conversation between business partners Alex Moody & Jordan Whittingham where we discuss topics such as fear of failure, economic uncertainty affecting business, recognising what industry you’re really in, and we hear the latest from regular features such as DadLife and fan-favourite Jordan Googles Drumming! ~ This […]

Episode 4 – Alex talks about his time with the Master Drummers of Rajasthan in the Pushkar ghats, India

Welcome to episode 4 of the Al’s Drum School podcast hosted by Alex Moody and, on occasion, co-hosted by Jordan Whittingham. This week is a mini-episode where Alex sits down to discuss his time backpacking in India and spending time with the Master Drummers of Rajasthan in the Pushkar ghats, and the lessons he learnt […]

Podcast Episode 2: Tea Time With Jordan & Alex – The challenges of taking time out, Turbulence on flights, Bad coffee, Drum Workshop Inc & Roland Corp merger, Djembe drums & more!

Welcome to episode 2 of the Al’s Drum School podcast hosted by Alex Moody and, on occasion, co-hosted by Jordan Whittingham. In this weeks episode Jordan & Al sit down to discuss the perils of turbulence on flights, our ongoing nightmare of finding coffee worth drinking, the challenges of taking time out from running a […]

Podcast (Pilot Episode) – Tea time with Jordan & Al!

Welcome to the Al’s Drum School podcast hosted by Alex Moody and, on occasion, co-hosted by Jordan Whittingham. This podcast is our way of talking directly to drummers, musicians (aspiring or pro), and music industry entrepreneurs about our journey of growing a thriving Drum School. Al’s Drum School teaches all levels of drummer in person, […]

How drumming wires kids brains for the better!

One summer evening last term Al and I got talking about my job and I was pleased to be able to tell him about some of the therapeutic and psychological benefits to children learning drumming. To my surprise Al’s eyes did not glaze over and he was keen to understand some of my psychotherapy nerdiness […]

Is Contemporary Music Uni Worth It?

Studying at a high level in an area you’re passionate about seems like a perfect fit but is it really?A music degree sounds like a great idea, surrounded by like-minded people, lots of networking events and high-quality tuition to take your playing to the next level, but it’s not necessarily for everyone.Hopefully, this will help […]

Fall In Love With Playing The Drums

Do you struggle to keep your child practicing and focused? It’s an age old problem that, as a drum teacher, I have been trying to wrap my brain around since I started teaching nearly 16 years ago. How do I get my students to practice? First of all lets dispel a few myths around the […]

Learning To Play The Drums Can Be Overwhelming!

It’s all a bit much!! Does it sometimes seem like learning to play the drums can be overwhelming? Or maybe one day everything seems to be going great when you’re practising and the next it feels like you’ve moved back instead of forward? I know I definitely have those days. The sticks feel super heavy, […]
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