Drum Charts 101 with Joe Bergamini

Drum Charts 101

Joe Bergamini is a drumming performer and educator that has performed with over 15 Broadway shows and several U.S. symphony orchestras. He has over 25 years of experience, and has written several award-winning percussion books, including: Drum Techniques of Led Zeppelin, Neil Peart: Taking Center Stage, and Stewart Copeland: Drumming in The Police and Beyond

In this webinar, Joe shows methods, tips and tricks for making pro drum charts, including shortcuts for making his “Working Drummer Charts.” Notation, fonts, layout, and more will be covered, as well as insight into what Joe looks for in pro charts when he is hired for shows, sessions, and tours.

Other topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Navigating the Setup Wizard and Percussion Map
  • Setting up a default drum set instrument
  • Useful adjustment tools
  • Writing slash notation
  • Important skills for drum charts

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