Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

The full drum sheet music for Ramble On by Led Zeppelin from the album Led Zeppelin II (1969).

The Middle – Jimmy Eat World

The full drum sheet music for The Middle by Jimmy Eat World from the album Bleed American released in 2001.

Ever Fallen In Love – Pete Yorn

The full drum sheet music for Ever Fallen In Love by Pete Yorn from the Shrek 2 Soundtrack (2004).
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Exploring the “& ah”

This lesson explores adding a syncopated crash on the "&" of beat 4.
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Advanced Drum Lick Idea

For this week's drum lesson we have got part 2 of our intermediate to advanced drum lick. If you can smoothly combine the idea from last week with this idea you have got yourself a sweet sounding, advanced 2 measure drum fill that includes a number of sticking patterns — including a cheeky little stepped hi-hat idea. I hope you enjoy it, and I would love to hear how you get on with it!
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Intermediate to Advanced Drum Lick

Happy New Year drummers! For the first lesson of the year, we've got a two-part drum fill lesson for intermediate to advanced players.

A Slick Almost-Linear Build

This linear groove starts off with a simple, but great-sounding, pattern. Each bar adds to the previous bar to gradually fill out the beat.

A Fun Build – 6 Beats

This fun group of six drum beats is a great way to begin your 2018. The audio sample below performs each beat four times before moving onto the next.

Carlock-Esque Ghosted Drum Beat – Scary!

Inspired by the funky, syncopated, ghost-stroke snare patterns immortalized by Keith Carlock, this groove will keep things moving.

Orchestrating a Syncopated Rhythm

Learn six drum fills based on the same rhythmic pattern. The re-orchestration technique allows you to create many drum fills with different flavors.
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Dave Grohl – Advice On Being a Successful Musician

Dave Grohl gives his honest advice about how to become a successful musician. Caution, profanity.
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Mark Guiliana – Making Acoustic Drums Sound Electronic

Turning the tables: drummer and composer Mark Guiliana (Brad Mehldau, David Bowie, Meshell Ndegeocello) walks us through a some tips and tricks for emulating drum samples on an acoustic set. From preparing the snare drum with a cymbal to deadening the floor tom with a cut-out head; these are just a couple of ideas to inspire you to create new sounds with your acoustic set.
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Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters cover by Rockin 1000 – Official Video

1000 musicians perform Learn to Fly by Foo Fighters to request that Dave Grohl brings the Foos to play in Cesena, Italy.

WINTER 2018 SERIES

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Exploring the “& ah”

This lesson explores adding a syncopated crash on the "&" of beat 4.
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Advanced Drum Lick Idea

For this week's drum lesson we have got part 2 of our intermediate to advanced drum lick. If you can smoothly combine the idea from last week with this idea you have got yourself a sweet sounding, advanced 2 measure drum fill that includes a number of sticking patterns — including a cheeky little stepped hi-hat idea. I hope you enjoy it, and I would love to hear how you get on with it!
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Steve Gadd Inspired Drum Beat

Inspired by Steve Gadd's unique drumming style, this lesson explores a sweet two-measure groove with some 32nd-note double stroke combinations between the hands and feet.

Cool Sixteenth-Note Tom Groove – PDF

This lesson sheet accompanies Alex Ribchester's video drum lesson. Check it out!

2 Sticking Patterns – 1 Epic Drum Lick PDF

This lesson sheet accompanies Alex Ribchester's 219th video drum lesson. Learn some sweet licks and a drum fill.

Fun 5 Beat Linear Drum Fill – PDF

This week, Alex brings us some popping linear fills. Be sure to watch the accompanying video lesson and demonstration in the link below.

The Pad – Exercise 10 – The Diddles

This week's pad exercise is the last of the The Pad series and focuses on diddles.

The Pad – Exercise 9: Ghosts

This weekend is Halloween. It's only fitting that this week's pad exercise focuses on ghost strokes.

The Pad – Exercise 8: Toughing Through The 5s

Quintuplets (groups of 5 notes) can be tough to evenly space in a beat. This exercise focuses on the 5s.

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