Learn To Play Day 2015 - Jason Bowld PMT Session

For Learn To Play Day 2015 Rockschool are teaming up with PMT Birmingham and metal legend Jason Bowld to offer a one-off taster session for beginner drummers.

Jason will be holding an hour-long taster session from 11:00am onwards as well as offering free one-to-one lessons throughout the day. The event is an ideal opportunity for all beginners and first timers to get invaluable hints and tips from one of the biggest drummers in rock and metal. PMT will also be giving free lessons on all instruments, so whether you have always wanted to play or you used to play, this is the day for you!


Jason's session will cover the following techniques, hints and tips:
  • Getting started on the drums
  • How to hold the sticks
  • Sticking patterns and techniques
  • Common problems and how to overcome them
  • Rockschool grades and performance pieces
  • Stylistic techniques, fills and grooves
If you miss Jason's set don't worry - he'll be giving free drum lessons from 9:00am-5:00pm in-store. There will also be huge discounts on all Rockschool titles, so make sure you get down to the store early!

Check out Jason in action below.



Jason's set will be taking place at Professional Music Technology in Birmingham.

PMT Birmingham

136 Lawley Middleway

Birmingham B4 7XX

 0121 359 5056



Learn to Play Day offers anyone the opportunity to have a free lesson on a musical instrument in one of the many participating venues up and down the UK. Whether you have always wanted to play or you used to play, this is the day for you!

Participating Venues

If you can't make it down to Jason's set don't fear, there are hundreds of stores offering an array of lessons and discounts on the day. Find your nearest participating venue.


Jason Bowld has played with some of the biggest names in rock and metal, including Axewound, Pitchshifter and Bullet For My Valentine and will be giving various hints and tips in his live session at 11:00am.

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