For this week's lesson we have got an advanced two measure groove that will help you improve you double stroke, kicks and ghost notes. The right hand plays quarter notes on the hi hat, crash etc while the kick and snare play combinations of 16th notes in a funk, metal, or rock context.
For this week's lesson we have got a continuation of last week's epic two measure drum fill that includes a more tricky first measure.
Steve Smith brings the Latin flavor to On Green Dolphin Street. Learn this great groove that keeps you moving around the kit in a fresh way.
For this week's drum lesson we return to the track 'Dysentery Gary', an early Blink 182 track with a cracking little latin groove in the pre-chorus. The groove has an up tempo bossa nova vibe, with right hand alternating between the bell and the ride, and the right foot playing the classic samba pattern.
For this week's lesson we have got a sweet 2 measure drum beat played predominantly on the hi hats. With a combination of accents, a stepped hi hat, and an almost completely linear sticking pattern, we get a cool half time funky groove.
This week we explore the concept of polyrhythms by examining Herlin Riley's techniques.
For this week's lesson, we have got a cool 32nd note drum fill comprised of two sweet licks. The fist pattern is an idea I got from a gospel chops video, followed by another cool solid 16th note idea.
Learn the classic 8 bar drum break played by Roger Taylor in the song Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie.
For this week's lesson we have got a sexy, over the top two measure sextuplet/16th note triplet drum fill combining a number of various sticking patterns around the kit. Enjoy!
We've all got that go-to beat that we play first every time we sit down at the kit. Here's my most recent go-to beat.
For this week's lesson we have got a two measure linear groove with a fun and funky vibe. It can be quite tricky, but when you get the sticking down, you can come up with some awesome sounding orchestrations.
For this week's lesson we have got a fun 2 measure drum fill as 16th notes or a tough single measure 32nd note lick.
Tom grooves are cool. They can sound powerful, tribal, happy, you name it. This is a syncopated tom groove that was built by orchestrating a regular drum beat to the tom and snare.
How to play the drums. For this week's lesson we have got a solid 16th note varied sticking pattern played the hands while our feet play a simple 8th note ostinato underneath.
For this week's lesson we have got a fun two bar drum fill using solid 16th notes.