Learn to play the chorus groove from Thunder by Imagine Dragons and a simple hi-hat technique to bring a new feel to your grooves.
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 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.
This lesson extends last week's lesson called Exploring The & Ah.
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.
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 the tom groove used in Should I Stay or Should I Go, including some ideas for re-orchestrating the rhythm around the cymbals.
This lesson breaks down the intro groove to Feeling This by Blink 182. The drum beat is 'four bars of fun' and interesting sticking patterns some obvious influences from Led Zeppelin's John Bonham.
This lesson explores a funky drum beat on the toms. Aimed at intermediate-level drummers, the groove consists of a single stroke sticking around the kit with some choked hi-hat stabs, sixteenth-note triplets, and some thirty-second notes.
For this week's lesson we have got a great sounding two measure groove with a latin style feel to it. The beat has a very percussive vibe, with the left hand moving swiftly between the snare, hats and high tom, while the right had plays between the bell and the ride with 8th notes.