Improve your jazz drumming. In this lesson I'll teach you how to play "Push Beats" from a jazz/swing feel. Purchase Transcription. http://www.JOHNXDRUMS.com/Pages/Video_lessons.html A push beat is method of ending a jazz phrase on the upbeat of a measure. Become a better jazz drummer by incorporating this hip, great sounding technique into your playing.
A great technique to groove up a groove is to play sixteenth notes on the snare drum instead of the traditional eighth notes on the hi hat. While this technique won't fit every situation, it really is a cool way to change the feel of the groove.
The five-stroke roll is more than a snare drum rudiment for playing marches. Use it to funk up an already funky groove in a quite slick and surprisingly simple way.
Todd Walker spices up some Latin with the rims.