Lesson Guides

What Would You Like to Learn?

Read Designing an Effective Practice Plan, and feel free to contact me if you need help.

Hand Technique
TECHNIQUE
How to Read Rhythm
READING
26 Standard American Drum Rudiments
RUDIMENTS
Jazz Drumming
JAZZ
Melodic Phrasing (Bebop)
BEBOP
Basic Beats
BEATS
Drum Fills
FILLS
Timing Exercises
TIMING
Polyrhythms
POLYRHYTHMS
Drum Setup and Ergonomics
SETUP
A Note to New Students

You may have noticed many successful drummers don’t play a lot of complicated parts, but they play simple parts exceptionally well. Keep that in mind as you learn the basics. Strive for quality with less and you will be playing at a high level very soon.

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