I really believe that if you want to learn any instrument, you should learn drumming first.  It was my first instrument and it really helped me play the piano. This guy will show you the right way though.

He's Brian Melick, and percussion is his life!  if you'd like to make it part of yours, he'll be giving a concert on Saturday, May 17 and a free workshop to follow.  Here are the details:

Brian Melick website
Brian Melick

Check him out!  Pretty soon you can be marching to the beat of your OWN drummer - that's you.