A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums or cow bell.The term percussionist means a player on any percussion instrument, but usually refers to a person who plays classical or Latin percussion.Ideally, a studio drummer is a drummer who can play well in any musical genre (or combination of genres) asked of him or her. In the studio, a drummer will often be given a sheet of music to read with one or two words describing the style. From this basic information, an accomplished drummer will understand the groove and feel of the song. Some of today's most famous studio drummers are renowned for their ability to adapt to any style of music.
Drummers in the military
Before motorized transport became widespread, drummers played a key role in military conflicts. The drum cadences provided set a steady marching pace, better than often accompanying wind instruments such as flutes (signal instruments such as bugles have another