Well this settles it.
If what my mother said when I was eleven and choosing my band instrument was ever true, it's not now.
'You can't play hymns with drums.' was her reason for nixing my first (second, third, forth, fifth...) choice for a band instrument to spend the next six years with.
I only made it three years with the clarinet I settled on that day.
I have never lost my love of drums tho I've never actually played a real one. But I've always tapped or thumped on everything in sight with my hands, fingers, feet or items I was holding.
Playing a real drum set was the second item on the Bucket List series I began last October.
Watching videos like this one intensifies my desire to hit big covered bowls and tubes with sticks. But I never quite imagined playing drums like this: