What is the proper name for a kettle drum?

What is the proper name for a kettle drum?


Percussion instrument
Other names Kettledrums, Timps, Pauken
Hornbostel–Sachs classification 211.11-922 (Struck membranophone with membrane lapped on by a rim)
Developed at least c. 6th century AD
Playing range

What is a drummer called?

A drummer is a percussionist who creates music using drums. Most contemporary western bands that play rock, pop, jazz, or R&B music include a drummer for purposes including timekeeping and embellishing the musical timbre.

Who is the best drummer in the world right now?

The 10 best rock drummers in the world right now, as decided by you

  • Ashton Irwin.
  • Scott Phillips.
  • Simon Phillips.
  • Roger Taylor.
  • Tommy Lee.
  • Travis Barker.
  • Dave Grohl.
  • Phil Rudd.

Who is the best metal drummer in the world?

The 10 best metal drummers in the world right now, as voted for by you

  • Alex Bent, Trivium.
  • Danny Carey, Tool.
  • Mike Portnoy, Sons of Apollo.
  • Charlie Engen, Five Finger Death Punch.
  • Mike Mangini, Dream Theater.
  • Eloy Casagrande, Sepultura.
  • Lars Ulrich, Metallica.
  • Morgan Rose, Sevendust.

Is it harder to learn drums or guitar?

Playing the guitar will only be harder than drums in the very beginning. Learning basic finger techniques and knowing how to properly switch between chords will be much more difficult than nailing down basic drum beats. However, once you get into the weeds of each instrument, they both have their hurdles to overcome.

What is a good age to learn drums?

The best age to start drum lessons is generally between ages 6 to 7, as this is the age where most students gain the mental focus needed to learn an instrument.