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Category: Demonstrations & Improvisations
Gig videos, practice videos, and other things demonstrating my applications of drumming concepts.
These demonstrations show you a few ways the Six Stroke Roll rudiment can be used to create drum licks with left and right hand lead.
This lesson demonstrates of some of the ways the Six Stroke Roll rudiment can be used to create melodic patterns around the drum kit.
This lesson demonstrates of some of the ways the Single Paradiddle rudiment can be used to create melodic patterns around the drum kit.
This is a short demonstration of Single and Double Paradiddles and how they can be used to play freely and fluidly around the drum kit.
This lesson demonstrates an ‘inverted’ Single Paradiddle rudiment and how it can be used to create melodic patterns around the drum kit.
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This advanced lesson deals with the concept of Metric Modulation, which means changing the meter (time signature) and/or tempo (speed) of the music.
This is a simple but effective practice exercise designed to get you moving around your drum kit with more speed and endurance. It’s more of…
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Directional Stickings Part 3 – ParadiddlesAugust 14, 2019
Six Stroke Roll Kick Substitution LickJuly 15, 2019
Swing Independence Part 2February 14, 2019
Swing Independence Part 1February 12, 2019
The Swing Cymbal BeatFebruary 11, 2019
Sixteenth-Note-Open-Hi-Hat-BeatsJanuary 24, 2019
Sixteenth-Note Rock Beat Alternating Sticking & Kick AdditionsJanuary 23, 2019
Sixteenth-Note Rock Beat Hi-Hat Accents Part 2January 21, 2019
- Afro Cuban – Songo PDF (PDF, 66.3 KB)
- Play-along – Dr Smooth (full track) MP3 (MP3, 4.2 MB)
- Brazilian – Bossa-Nova Variations PDF (PDF, 48.3 KB)
- Metronome Click Track 4/4 60bpm (MP3, 14.0 MB)
- Eighth-Note Open Hi-Hat Beats Part 2 PDF (PDF, 143.4 KB)
- Rudiments – Drag Video (MP4, 17.2 MB)
- Play-along – Georgia On My Mind – minus drums MP3 (MP3, 7.3 MB)
- Drum Tuning – Snare Drum Video (MP4, 172.7 MB)
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