Beth is a passionate expert on all things to do with practice pads. She has an extensive collection of her own which she has used to get first hand knowledge, and is also a great researcher who has dug deep to find all the in-depth details that she shares in this episode. This is a fun episodes that is full of info on all the various practice pads that we all grew up with, and the pads of our ancestors.
You can check out the drumforum.org thread that we discuss here: https://www.drumforum.org/threads/practice-pad-history-help.176950/
Beth Hamon is a music educator, a singer-songwriter, and a percussionist. Here is Beth's music website: beth-hamon-music.com
and here is Beth's drum site: http://drumlove1.blogspot.com/
Enjoy this episode!
(This picture is my grandpa, Tom Konop, in ~1957 on his pad)