Learn from the master
Looking for more speed, control, or indurance on your bass drum? Check out Colin's DVD — Bass Drum Technique.

Colin's legendary book — Bass Drum Control — is the top selling publication of all time for teaching bass drum technique.

Colin now offers individual lessons via Skype.

Colin Bailey

jazz drummer

Drummer Colin Bailey has had a distinguished career. He has played with many of the worlds greatest musicians in all areas of the business. He’s done 100 jazz albums and many commercial ones, T.V. shows, and toured world wide with the likes of Benny Goodman and Joe Pass. He has written three drum books; Bass Drum Control which was published in 1964, Drum Solos - the Art of Phrasing (1998), and his latest one, Bass Drum Control Solos (2002).

His DVD, Bass Drum Technique, was voted Number 2 in the Modern Drummer readers poll in the Educational DVD category. It is also available as a Master Class or single lessons on the Drum Channel.

He is currently touring with the "Tribute to the George Shearing Quintet" group.

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Lessons with Colin via Skype

"Mention Colin Bailey’s name
to any Jazz drummer and there’s an instant recognition and an unspoken appreciation of his talent
on the instrument."
— Steven Cerra (Jazz Profiles)
Colin Bailey