Latest Drum Beat Lessons

Starter Grooves and Drum Fills

This lesson shares some good sounding drum beats and fills designed to keep beginner to intermediate level drummers motivated (and sounding cool).

Cool Rock Tom Groove

In this week's drum lesson we take a look at a cool sounding rock groove on the toms. The beat includes some displaced snare hits, some 32nd note double kicks...

The E’s and Ah’s of Drum Fills

Putting a strong emphasis on the syncopated strokes (i.e. the “E” and “Ah”) in a drum fill gives the fill a … well, more syncopated feel. Beyond that, it makes...

Move It To The Snare

Moving your right stick to the snare instead of the hi-hat can produce a unique sounding groove. You can further develop the groove by moving the right stick back and...

Kick & Ghost Note Workout

In this week's lesson we have got a great little workout for anyone looking to strengthen their right foot and improve their left hand doubles and ghost notes. Each groove...

Two Most Common Patterns In Drumming

This lesson takes a step back to examine the grooves we play, breaking down and discussing two of the most used patterns in drumming. Being able to recognize and play...

Advanced Linear(ish) Drum Beat

In this week's lesson we have got a rather tricky linear(ish) drum beat. The groove is made up of some swift 32nd note doubles, some single stroke 32nd notes and...