Latest Drum Lessons

Beginner Drum Fill Concepts

This drum lesson explores beginner drum fill concepts and gives a few examples of notated drum fills along with ideas for successful practice.

Improve Your Drum Fill Improvisation

This lesson lays out a template designed to force you to create drum fills on the fly. Practicing this template daily will help to develop your ability to improvise drum...

Don The Hat – Subtle Hi-Hat Dynamics

This lesson explores adding rhythmic layers to your grooves using subtle hi-hat dynamics. It's surprising how much a little dynamic control can improve the sound of your overall playing.

Single Bass Pedal Exercises

I receive a lot of questions asking for ways to help unlock the hi-hat hand from the bass drum foot. The answer is – repetition. The more you play these...