Here is yet another page from the book. • Monday: Here the single paradiddle is displaced 3 times all within 2 measures. • Tuesday: Swung 8th notes are used quite commonly in rock, blues, jazz and country western music. This accent pattern fits the realistic nature of the book. Now place both of the sticks on the floor tom and use the [...]
Thank you for your interest in the Morning Warm-Ups blog. I’m having a lot of fun writing these, and I hope you’re finding it worthwhile. Feel free to share with your friends! Here is another sample page from Daily Drum Warm-Ups. • Monday: “Combos” are defined as a mixture of rudiments, hybrid rudiments, simple patterns, accents patterns, etc. Monday’s combo mixes 3-stroke [...]
No hurricanes, flooding, or earthquakes to report, but it seems like it’s been 115 degrees every day the last month or so in Phoenix. I show up at a gig, load in all of my gear, and plop down to play. I’m normally overheated and dehydrated, and unfortunately, warming up is the last thing on my mind. If I don’t [...]
Pat Petrillo has decided to leave the faculty at Drummers Collective in NY with the determination of launching his next big thing -- DrumStudioLive.com.