Omar Hakim took the roof off the concert hall with an intense drum solo on his first night with Sting's first solo project (1985).
Chick Corea's trio improvises on the latin/fusion tune, Tumba, at The Blue Note in Tokyo (1992).
Ari Hoenig demonstrates his unique, melodic approach to 'shifting metric gears' on Billie's Bounce, Charlie Parker's classic 12 bar blues.
In the last few decades, matched grip has become the more popular way to hold drum sticks. In this clip, Buddy Rich explains and demonstrates the merits of traditional grip.
Chris Coleman improvises a dynamic solo in a compound meter. He regularly emphesizes the eighth note immediately following the primary pulse - not often heard in Western music.
Some drummers play amazing solos that drop the jaws of other musicians, but leave the rest of the audience cold. Lee Pearson combines a high level of creativity, skill and...
Rare footage of Tony Williams inimitable up-tempo technique on 'I Fall in Love Too Easily' with the Miles Davis Quintet (1967). "Double-time swing" - doing it right!
Polyrhythmic champion, Anika Nilles, demonstrates shifting accents in a quintuple subdivision (5 notes per beat). A great brain/hand exercise for anyone wanting to develop their polyrhythmic skills.