1.Sensitive to the Holy Spirit
2.Play in time with the metronome
3.Good understanding of time signatures
4.Dynamics is key
5.Lock in with bass player
6.Attentive to song leader during praise
7.A firm understanding of the 100% rule
8. The dynamics of a song is often led by the drums.
The drums are definitely the backbone of any good band. A solid drummer will hold other tempo challenged musicians into a locked pattern, providing them with a sense of security and freedom to play with abandon, knowing the tempo will be held. Letís look at two things that can really help to hold a band together.