Chad Smith Master Class: Basic Rock Drumming Chad's Way
Chad Smith will give you a unique insight into the difference between playing a beat and playing a groove. This Master Class could offer you one of the most important lessons of your drumming career, as it will help you discover your own feel and groove.
Beginning, 10 drum lessons, 2 hours 15 minutes.
Chad will give you a unique insight into the difference between playing a beat and playing a "groove." By that we mean the nuances that Chad explains regarding the way he hits the drums and how he expresses what he feels. This can be defined in great part by his body motion. Learning how to play with a good feel is one of the most difficult concepts to teach. If you listen and observe very closely, record yourself and study your playing, this Master Class could offer you one of the most important lessons of your drumming career as it can help you discover your own feel and groove. Watch the preview and see full list of lessons below.
Lesson 1 - Sitting Position & Playing Bass Drum 1-2-3-4 **DOWNLOAD THE WORKBOOK HERE**
Lesson 2 - Playing Closed Hi-Hat with Right Hand
Lesson 3 - Playing Basic Rock Beat 1
Lesson 4 - Playing Basic Rock Beat 1: With Ride Cymbal, Toms, Hi Hat on 2 & 4
Lesson 5 - Playing Basic Rock Beat 2
Lesson 6 - Playing Basic Rock Beat 3
Lesson 7 - Reviewing Beats: Moving Right Hand Around Drums
Lesson 8 - Combining Rock Beats 1 & 3: Adding Crash Cymbals
Lesson 9 - Basic Drum Fills on Snare Drums and Toms
Lesson 10 - Fills with Combined Rock Beat
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Gregg Bissonette Drum School
27 May - Monday
This lesson is on “vocabulary” – Rhythm and Blues.
28 May - Tuesday
Curt gives you a lesson on how to play with a bass player.
29 May - Wednesday
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Chad will show you how to play one hand one stick.
30 May - Thursday - 6 pm PST
Greg Garman who is currently the drummer for Selena Gomez will be in the DC Studios for an interview and jam with Host Raanen Bozzio.
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