Learn a "cracking" little groove using a five-note sticking pattern (RLRRL) along with a six-note (RLRRLL) played between the snare and floor tom.
This week we are back on the practice pad with this fun four measure sequence that combines paradiddles and hertas.
This lesson explores 5 great drum fills simple enough for a newer player but slick enough for everyone to enjoy.
This tom groove consists of single-stroke sixteenth notes with accents between the floor, high tom, and hi-hats. The kick maintains a four-on-the-floor pulse creating a nice interplay with the accents.
Learn a two-measure linear drum fill perfect for intermediate level drummers.
For this week's lesson we are breaking down the core groove from Blink 182's 'I Miss You' from their self titled album.
Learn a fun solo idea inspired by Led Zeppelin's ferocious drummer, John Bonham.
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!
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.
This lesson takes a look at the verse and chorus and drum beats from the 90s Indie Rock classic Song 2 by Blur.
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.
This week, we develop the idea presented in last week's practice pad pattern by orchestrating it around the drum kit.
In this lesson, we take the sticks to the practice pad utilizing the six-stroke roll (R l l r r L) as well as some three-note sticking patterns (R l l, r r L).
Learn a fun, fast groove perfect for intermediate drummers.
This lesson explores a linear, 32nd-note drum fill for intermediate to advanced drummers.