Bill Bachman | Vic Firth Marching Artist Profile

Bill Bachman


Bill Bachman is a world-renowned specialist in hand technique with a heavy background in rudimental drumming and its application to the drumset. He is the founder of the hand technique site, author of Modern Drummer magazine’s books Stick Technique and Rhythm & Chops Builders where he has twice been nominated in their reader’s poll. Bill also authored the “Logic” book series for and designed Vic Firth’s Heavy Hitter pad series and his signature Billy Club drumsticks. Behind the drumset Bill is the drummer for Herd of Instinct, Spoke of Shadows, and has toured with progressive rock artist Neal Morse. He's performed at clinics and drum festivals on five continents and offers lessons globally via Skype.

Behind the kit

Bill Bachman Tenor Solo - "Flight Time 7"

Rudimental Ram: "Ubiquitous Illin-ness" by Bill Bachman

Bill Bachman Lesson Series - Double Stroke Roll

Bill Bachman Lesson Series: To gap, or not to gap...

Bill Bachman: Conversations - For Kicks Snare Solo

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