Drum clinics are a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with your drum heroes, be inspired by electrifying performances and possibly even walk away having learned a thing or two.
The ability to deliver all of the above are unique skills that not all drummers possess.
The players shortlisted here are at the top of the clinic game; regular fixtures at drum festivals and events, these are the guys and girls who know how to leave a crowd floored and armed with new tricks for their arsenal.
Vote for your favourite below.
Last year’s winner: Craig Blundell
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Voting closes at midnight on 15 November 2018.
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