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4 Topics

Various Styles For College Auditions

Teacher:
Al Velasquez
Level:
Intermediate
7 Topics

Riccardo’s Killer Speed Secret

Teacher:
Riccardo Merlini
Level:
Advanced
6 Topics

Rhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighths In Odd Times

Teacher:
Virgil Donati
Level:
Advanced
3 Topics

Odd-Time Signatures: A Musical Approach

Teacher:
Chad Wackerman
Level:
Beginner
4 Topics

Allan Holdsworth Breakdowns

Teacher:
Chad Wackerman
Level:
Advanced
12 Topics

Rhythm 3

Teacher:
Terry Bozzio
Level:
Advanced
8 Topics

Singing & Drumming

Teacher:
Nick D’Virgilio
Level:
Intermediate
5 Topics

Elise Breaks Down Songwriting & Drumming

Teacher:
Elise Trouw
Level:
Beginner
14 Topics

Musical Independence

Teacher:
Marco Minnemann
Level:
Advanced
7 Topics

Rhythm 2

Teacher:
Terry Bozzio
Level:
Intermediate
7 Topics

Rhythm 1

Teacher:
Terry Bozzio
Level:
Intermediate
7 Topics

Gateway to Creativity

Teacher:
Scott Pellegrom
Level:
Intermediate
10 Topics

Yoga for Drummers Pt. 2

Teacher:
Michael Lear
Level:
Intermediate
9 Topics

Yoga for Drummers Pt. 1

Teacher:
Michael Lear
Level:
Beginner
6 Topics

Rhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighth Notes

Teacher:
Virgil Donati
Level:
Advanced
3 Topics

Alan Dawson’s Rudimental Ritual

Teacher:
John Ramsay
Level:
Advanced
4 Topics

North Indian Tabla Applied To Drum Set

Teacher:
Dan Weiss
Level:
Advanced
3 Topics

Ways To Maximize Your Musicianship

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
6 Topics

Harmonic Rhythm Pt. 2

Teacher:
Efrain Toro
Level:
Advanced
5 Topics

Harmonic Rhythm Pt. 1

Teacher:
Efrain Toro
Level:
Advanced
4 Topics

The Role Of Drumming In A Rhythm Section

Teacher:
Ed Soph
Level:
Intermediate
5 Topics

Paradiddles From The Pros Pt. 2

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
5 Topics

Paradiddles From The Pros Pt. 1

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
3 Topics

What To Play… And What Not To Play

Teacher:
Walfredo Reyes Jr.
Level:
Intermediate
4 Topics

Add New Colors To Your Groove

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
5 Topics

Listen, Learn and Play with 5 World-Class Drummers

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Various Teachers
Level:
Intermediate
5 Topics

Pat Petrillo’s Breakdowns

Teacher:
Pat Petrillo
Level:
Advanced
3 Topics

Soloing, Comping and Accent Options

Teacher:
Jonathan Barber
Level:
Advanced
6 Topics

Luke Holland’s “The Word Alive” Breakdowns

Teacher:
Luke Holland
Level:
Advanced
3 Topics

The “Third Hand” Concept

Teacher:
Enildo Rasua
Level:
Advanced
12 Topics

Tips For The Performing Drummer

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
5 Topics

Three Great Drummers Learn From Each Other

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Various Teachers
Level:
Intermediate
4 Topics

Promise of the Real: Song Discussions & Breakdowns

Teacher:
Anthony Logerfo
Level:
Intermediate
6 Topics

Paradiddle-Diddle Perfection

Teacher:
Dave Elitch
Level:
Intermediate
7 Topics

The Definitive Moeller Method

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
17 Topics

State of the Art

Teacher:
Matt Garstka
Level:
Advanced
7 Topics

A Quick Guide For Setting Up & Tuning Your Kit

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
6 Topics

Expanding Your Shuffle Vocabulary

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Various Teachers
Level:
Pro Secrets
12 Topics

Expanded Groove Vocabulary

Teacher:
Adam Kuns
Level:
Intermediate
11 Topics

Odd Time Playing and Poly Rhythms

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
10 Topics

Getting Funky With Zigaboo

Teacher:
Zigaboo Modeliste
Level:
Advanced
9 Topics

Solid Time Feel

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
9 Topics

Exploring Percussion Pt.2

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Various Teachers
Level:
Pro Secrets
8 Topics

Exploring Percussion Pt.1

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Various Teachers
Level:
Pro Secrets
9 Topics

Latin Concepts & Grooves

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
9 Topics

Essential Backbeat Grooves

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
6 Topics

Strong Foot Technique

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
10 Topics

Dynamic Control & Range

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
17 Topics

How and What to Practice

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
13 Topics

Exploring Fills Pt.2

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
12 Topics

Exploring Fills Pt.1

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
10 Topics

Great Warm-Up Routines

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
10 Topics

Hand Technique

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
7 Topics

Finger Control

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
8 Topics

Killer Double Bass Chops

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Various Teachers
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Pro Secrets
7 Topics

How to Create A Great Drum Solo

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Various Teachers
Level:
Pro Secrets
7 Topics

Master the Brushes

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Various Teachers
Level:
Pro Secrets
10 Topics

The Essential Genres Pt.3

Teacher:
Adam Kuns
Level:
Intermediate
14 Topics

The Essential Genres Pt.2

Teacher:
Adam Kuns
Level:
Intermediate
10 Topics

The Essential Genres Pt.1

Teacher:
Adam Kuns
Level:
Beginner
7 Topics

Building A Musical Foundation

Teacher:
Zoro
Level:
Intermediate
16 Topics

Learn To Play For Fun

Teacher:
Al Velasquez
Level:
Beginner
18 Topics

How to Read Music

Teacher:
Joe Porcaro
Level:
Pro Secrets
2 Topics

Yesterday * Today * Tomorrow

Teacher:
Gregg Bissonette
Level:
Advanced
11 Topics

Hands – Feet – Mind – Soul

Teacher:
Stephen Perkins
Level:
Intermediate
10 Topics

Frontiers of Composition and Articulation

Teacher:
Neil Peart
Level:
Advanced
7 Topics

Introduction to Jazz

Teacher:
Gregg Bissonette
Level:
Beginner
14 Topics

Rudiments on Congas

Teacher:
Alex Acuña
Level:
Intermediate
9 Topics

Six-Way Independence

Teacher:
Marco Minnemann
Level:
Advanced
9 Topics

Authentic Latin Rhythms On The Drum Set

Teacher:
Alex Acuña
Level:
Advanced
11 Topics

Legendary Bass Drum Control

Teacher:
Colin Bailey
Level:
Advanced
4 Topics

Understanding the Music Business

Teacher:
Stewart Copeland
Level:
Intermediate
4 Topics

Discovering Your Voice

Teacher:
Aaron Spears
Level:
Intermediate
6 Topics

Jazz Insights

Teacher:
Mike Clark
Level:
Intermediate
5 Topics

Learn Serious Shuffles – Funk, Rock, Blue & Jazz

Teacher:
Rick Latham
Level:
Intermediate
6 Topics

Developing Bass Drum Speed

Teacher:
Marco Iannetta
Level:
Advanced
10 Topics

Learn the Beginner Rock Beats

Teacher:
Val Sepulveda
Level:
Beginner
6 Topics

Breaking Down “The Loop Doctors”

Teacher:
Peter Szendofi
Level:
Advanced
10 Topics

Foot Technique

Teacher:
Mike Packer
Level:
Intermediate
8 Topics

Basic Body Motion

Teacher:
Ralph Humphrey
Level:
Beginner
10 Topics

Basic Rock Drumming Chad’s Way

Teacher:
Chad Smith
Level:
Beginner
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A Quick Guide For Setting Up & Tuning Your Kit
Various TeachersA Quick Guide For Setting Up & Tuning Your KitPro SecretsSet up your kit with rock drum legend Stephen Perkins of …bass drum, set-up, snare, sound, toms, tuningvarious-teacherspro-secretsbass-drum set-up snare sound toms tuning
Add New Colors To Your Groove
Various TeachersAdd New Colors To Your GroovePro SecretsWith teachers Walfredo Reyes Jr. (Chicago, Santana), Gregg Bisonette (Ringo’s All …beat, color, groove, percussion, shaker, tambourine, toysvarious-teacherspro-secretsbeat color groove percussion shaker tambourine toys
Alan Dawson's Rudimental Ritual
John RamsayAlan Dawson’s Rudimental RitualAdvancedJohn Ramsay is famously known as the former head of percussion …double stroke, flam, paradiddle, rolls, rudiments, single strokejohn-ramsayadvanceddouble-stroke flam paradiddle rolls rudiments single-stroke
Allan Holdsworth Breakdowns
Chad WackermanAllan Holdsworth BreakdownsAdvancedchad-wackermanadvanced
Authentic Latin Rhythms On The Drum Set
Alex AcuñaAuthentic Latin Rhythms On The Drum SetAdvancedWinner of Modern Drummer’s Reader Poll for five consecutive years as …2-3 clave, 3-2 clave, african, afro cuban, beat, bolero, brazilian, caribbean, cha cha cha, clave, coordination, grooves, left foot, mambo, pattenrs, rumba, rumba clave, samba, son clave, son montuno, tango meringue, tumbao, vocabularyalex-acunaadvanced2-3-clave 3-2-clave african afro-cuban beat bolero brazilian caribbean cha-cha-cha clave coordination grooves left-foot mambo pattenrs rumba rumba-clave samba son-clave son-montuno tango-meringue tumbao vocabulary
Basic Body Motion
Ralph HumphreyBasic Body MotionBeginnerIt is important to understand that the drums are the instrument …bounce, bounce stroke, fulcrum, full stroke, fundamentals, grip, hands, rebound, snap ups, tap stroke, warm ups, wrist turnsralph-humphreybeginnerbounce bounce-stroke fulcrum full-stroke fundamentals grip hands rebound snap-ups tap-stroke warm-ups wrist-turns
Basic Rock Drumming Chad's Way
Chad SmithBasic Rock Drumming Chad’s WayBeginnerChad gives you a unique insight into the difference between playing …2009, accents, back beat, beats, coordination, feel, fundamentals, grooves, motion, playing in a band, pocket, posture, rimshot, rock, subdivision, timechad-smithbeginner2009 accents back-beat beats coordination feel fundamentals grooves motion playing-in-a-band pocket posture rimshot rock subdivision time
Bonus Universe Lessons
Thomas LangBonus Universe LessonsAdvancedAlong with being one of today’s most influential and progressive drummers, …thomas-langadvanced
Bonus Universe Lessons
Thomas LangBonus Universe LessonsAdvancedthomas-langadvanced
Breaking Down "The Loop Doctors"
Peter SzendofiBreaking Down “The Loop Doctors”AdvancedPeter Szendofi and Aron Romhanyi are here with a mind-blowing musical …electronic music, improvising, jazz, listening, looping, playing in a band, song breakdownpeter-szendofiadvancedelectronic-music improvising jazz listening looping playing-in-a-band song-breakdown
Building A Musical Foundation
ZoroBuilding A Musical FoundationIntermediateZoro, also known as “The Minister of Groove”, is a popular …5 stroke roll, 7 stroke roll, back beat, blues, fills, finger technique, funk, hands, improvising, jazz, r&b, rock, rudiments, shuffle, soloing, texas shufflezorointermediate5-stroke-roll 7-stroke-roll back-beat blues fills finger-technique funk hands improvising jazz rb rock rudiments shuffle soloing texas-shuffle
Chad Wackerman - "The Murray Spivack Method"
Chad WackermanChad Wackerman – “The Murray Spivack Method”AdvancedIn addition to being a first-call studio drummer and world-renowned educator, …chad-wackermanadvanced
Chad Wackerman - The Murray Spivack Method
Chad WackermanChad Wackerman – The Murray Spivack MethodAdvancedchad-wackermanadvanced
Chad Wackerman's Drum Room
Chad WackermanChad Wackerman’s Drum RoomIntermediatechad-wackermanintermediate
Chads Drum Room "Bonus Lessons"
Chad WackermanChads Drum Room “Bonus Lessons”IntermediateIn addition to being a first-call studio drummer and world-renowned educator, …beats, fills, grooves, jazz, modular drumming, shuffle, stickingchad-wackermanintermediatebeats fills grooves jazz modular-drumming shuffle sticking
Classic Drum Beats
Gregg BissonetteClassic Drum BeatsBeginnerGregg Bissonette has become known as one of the most versatile …gregg-bissonettebeginner
Classic Drum Beats
Gregg BissonetteClassic Drum BeatsBeginnerGregg Bissonette’s Drum School is about adding to your drumming vocabulary …gregg-bissonettebeginner
DC Academy - Semester 1
DC Academy – Semester 1Beginnerbeginner
DC Academy - Semester 2
DC Academy – Semester 2Intermediateintermediate
DC Academy - Semester 3
Various TeachersDC Academy – Semester 3Advancedvarious-teachersadvanced
Developing Bass Drum Speed
Marco IannettaDeveloping Bass Drum SpeedAdvancedThis course is for serious students who want to take their …bass drum control, bass drum technique, double bass pedal, endurance, feet, foot control, motion, pedal technique, slide technique, speedmarco-iannettaadvancedbass-drum-control bass-drum-technique double-bass-pedal endurance feet foot-control motion pedal-technique slide-technique speed
Discovering Your Voice
Aaron SpearsDiscovering Your VoiceIntermediateWe took an incredible masterclass with Aaron Spears and broke it …chops, creative drumming, endurance, fills, gospel, linear, soloing, song, sound, speedaaron-spearsintermediatechops creative-drumming endurance fills gospel linear soloing song sound speed
Dynamic Control & Range
Various TeachersDynamic Control & RangePro SecretsDynamics are often one of the most underused aspects of a …control, crescendo, dynamic control, dynamic range, forte, ghost notes, piano, unison, volumevarious-teacherspro-secretscontrol crescendo dynamic-control dynamic-range forte ghost-notes piano unison volume
Elise Breaks Down Songwriting & Drumming
Elise TrouwElise Breaks Down Songwriting & DrummingBeginner6 stroke roll, pop, song break down, songwritingelise-trouwbeginner6-stroke-roll pop song-break-down songwriting
Essential Backbeat Grooves
Various TeachersEssential Backbeat GroovesPro SecretsWe’ve gathered a series of lessons to teach you the essential …16th notes, 8th notes, back beat, beat, essential, feel, foundational, groove, money beat, pocket, rock beat, timevarious-teacherspro-secrets16th-notes 8th-notes back-beat beat essential feel foundational groove money-beat pocket rock-beat time
Expanded Groove Vocabulary
Adam KunsExpanded Groove VocabularyIntermediateWith the world at our fingertips, and more music available to …5/4, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, back beat, beat, big 3, bossa nova, brush, coordination, fatback groove, fills, funk, independence, latin, march rock, purdie shuffle, rock, samba, shuffle, syncopated, tom, train beat, vocabularyadam-kunsintermediate5-4 5-8 6-8 7-8 back-beat beat big-3 bossa-nova brush coordination fatback-groove fills funk independence latin march-rock purdie-shuffle rock samba shuffle syncopated tom train-beat vocabulary
Expanding Your Shuffle Vocabulary
Various TeachersExpanding Your Shuffle VocabularyPro Secretsvarious-teacherspro-secrets
Exploring Fills Pt.1
Various TeachersExploring Fills Pt.1Pro SecretsUnderstanding how to use fills is a subtle art in making …16th note, 8th note, basic, chops, doubles, fills, flam, herta, licks, linear, mo town, paradiddle, paradiddlediddle, singles, soloing, tripletsvarious-teacherspro-secrets16th-note 8th-note basic chops doubles fills flam herta licks linear mo-town paradiddle paradiddlediddle singles soloing triplets
Exploring Fills Pt.2
Various TeachersExploring Fills Pt.2Pro SecretsThe power of short fills often goes a long way. In …basic, classic, fills, set-up, soloing, tripletvarious-teacherspro-secretsbasic classic fills set-up soloing triplet
Exploring Percussion Pt.1
Various TeachersExploring Percussion Pt.1Pro SecretsYou will study bell patterns with Karl Perazzo of Santana, and …bata, bongo bell, bongos, cajon, cascara, clave, congas, cow bell, hand percussion, mambo bell, rhythm, tabla, timbales, tumbaovarious-teacherspro-secretsbata bongo-bell bongos cajon cascara clave congas cow-bell hand-percussion mambo-bell rhythm tabla timbales tumbao
Exploring Percussion Pt.2
Various TeachersExploring Percussion Pt.2Pro SecretsThese lessons provide you with a solid foundation for learning the …5 stroke congas, cabasa, cajon, caxixi, hand drumming, indian music, indian rhythms, rhythm, souns, split hand technique, tablavarious-teacherspro-secrets5-stroke-congas cabasa cajon caxixi hand-drumming indian-music indian-rhythms rhythm souns split-hand-technique tabla
Finger Control
Various TeachersFinger ControlPro SecretsIf your wrist and arm are the engine, the fingers are …basic, exercises, finger control, french grip, fundamenrtals, grip, wristvarious-teacherspro-secretsbasic exercises finger-control french-grip fundamenrtals grip wrist
Foot Technique
Mike PackerFoot TechniqueIntermediateAt the completion of this series of lessons, students will have …ankle stroke, bass drum pedal, bass drum technique, control, development, double stroke, endurance, four notes, leg stroke, motion, pedal technique, rhythm, single stroke, sound, speed, toe strokemike-packerintermediateankle-stroke bass-drum-pedal bass-drum-technique control development double-stroke endurance four-notes leg-stroke motion pedal-technique rhythm single-stroke sound speed toe-stroke
Foot Technique
Thomas LangFoot TechniqueIntermediatethomas-langintermediate
Foot Technique
Thomas LangFoot TechniqueIntermediateAlong with being one of today’s most influential and progressive drummers, …thomas-langintermediate
Frontiers of Composition and Articulation
Neil PeartFrontiers of Composition and ArticulationAdvancedarticulation, beat, composition, drum jam, dynamics, feel, groove, hand technique, holding the stick, motion, pattern, rush, soloing, song breakdown, sound, time, warm upneil-peartadvancedarticulation beat composition drum-jam dynamics feel groove hand-technique holding-the-stick motion pattern rush soloing song-breakdown sound time warm-up
Gateway to Creativity
Scott PellegromGateway to CreativityIntermediateLesson one covers grooving with sixteenth notes. Lesson two is a …16th notes, creative drumming, creative fills, creativity, dynamics, fills, flam tap, musicianship, paduhduh, paradiddle, rudiments, samba, soloing, spacescott-pellegromintermediate16th-notes creative-drumming creative-fills creativity dynamics fills flam-tap musicianship paduhduh paradiddle rudiments samba soloing space
Getting Funky With Zigaboo
Zigaboo ModelisteGetting Funky With ZigabooAdvancedJoseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste was recognized with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award …beat, cissy strut, funk, groove, new orleans, the meters, zigaboozigaboo-modelisteadvancedbeat cissy-strut funk groove new-orleans the-meters zigaboo
Great Warm-Up Routines
Various TeachersGreat Warm-Up RoutinesPro Secretscontrol, drum pad, endurance, feet, foot technique, hand technique, hands, motion, speed, warm upvarious-teacherspro-secretscontrol drum-pad endurance feet foot-technique hand-technique hands motion speed warm-up
Hand Technique
Various TeachersHand TechniquePro SecretsYour hand technique has everything to do with your sound, feel, …bounce, control, fulcrum, full stroke, grip, hand exercise chops, hands, holding the stick, moeller technique, murray spivack method, rebound, squeeze technique, tap stroke, wrist, wrist turnsvarious-teacherspro-secretsbounce control fulcrum full-stroke grip hand-exercise-chops hands holding-the-stick moeller-technique murray-spivack-method rebound squeeze-technique tap-stroke wrist wrist-turns
Hand Technique
Thomas LangHand TechniqueIntermediatethomas-langintermediate
Hand Technique
Thomas LangHand TechniqueIntermediateAlong with being one of today’s most influential and progressive drummers, …thomas-langintermediate
Hand Technique and Time Function Coordination
Ralph HumphreyHand Technique and Time Function CoordinationAdvancedRalph Humphrey is joined by several guest instructors in this comprehensive …ralph-humphreyadvanced
Hands - Feet - Mind - Soul
Stephen PerkinsHands – Feet – Mind – SoulIntermediateThe goal of this course is to add new beats to …composition, feet, hand, janes addiction, mind, percussion, rock, song form, soul, writing musicstephen-perkinsintermediatecomposition feet hand janes-addiction mind percussion rock song-form soul writing-music
Harmonic Rhythm Pt. 1
Efrain ToroHarmonic Rhythm Pt. 1AdvancedThis course features session drummer and percussionist, Efrain Toro. Joining Efrain, …harmony, melodic, rhythm, soloingefrain-toroadvancedharmony melodic rhythm soloing
Harmonic Rhythm Pt. 2
Efrain ToroHarmonic Rhythm Pt. 2AdvancedThis course features session drummer and percussionist, Efrain Toro. Joining Efrain …harmony, linear, poly rhythms, rhythmefrain-toroadvancedharmony linear poly-rhythms rhythm
How and What to Practice
Various TeachersHow and What to PracticePro SecretsThe key to your success isn’t just about how many hours …advice, feel, how to practice, pocket, practicing, soloing, time, tracking progress, vocabulary, what to practicevarious-teacherspro-secretsadvice feel how-to-practice pocket practicing soloing time tracking-progress vocabulary what-to-practice
How to Create A Great Drum Solo
Various TeachersHow to Create A Great Drum SoloPro SecretsBecause a great drum solo can be the highlight of the …chops, creative drumming, dynamics, fills, melody, musicality, orchestrating, poly rhythms, soloing, tripletsvarious-teacherspro-secretschops creative-drumming dynamics fills melody musicality orchestrating poly-rhythms soloing triplets
How to Read Music
Joe PorcaroHow to Read MusicPro SecretsLearning to read music can be fun. If you are taking …16th notes, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 8th notes, band hits, chart interpretation, development, fundamentals, learning music, music notation, quarter notes, reading figures, rests, sight reading, singles, timejoe-porcaropro-secrets16th-notes 2-4 3-4 4-4 5-4 8th-notes band-hits chart-interpretation development fundamentals learning-music music-notation quarter-notes reading-figures rests sight-reading singles time
Independence 1
Ralph HumphreyIndependence 1This fundamental semester starts very simply, even if you have played …8th notes, coordination, fundamentals, left hand lead, quarter notes, right hand lead, unisonralph-humphrey8th-notes coordination fundamentals left-hand-lead quarter-notes right-hand-lead unison
Independence 2
Ralph HumphreyIndependence 2IntermediateWhile you may be learning to play Rock patterns and Jazz …3 way coordination, coordination, patterns, time functioningralph-humphreyintermediate3-way-coordination coordination patterns time-functioning
Independence 3
Various TeachersIndependence 3AdvancedTerry Bozzio will continue to share his methods of applying ostinatos …4 way coordination, 6-way independence, coordinationvarious-teachersadvanced4-way-coordination 6-way-independence coordination
Introduction to Jazz
Gregg BissonetteIntroduction to JazzIf you’ve never played Jazz before, this series of drum lessons …gregg-bissonette
Introduction to Jazz
Gregg BissonetteIntroduction to JazzBeginnerThis series of drum lessons teaches you basic patterns and how …articulation, authentic, basics, comping, coordination, dynamics, hi-hat, introduction, jazz, phrasing, quarter note, ride beat, ride cymbal, sound, style, swing, time feel, tradition, triplet, triplet feelgregg-bissonettebeginnerarticulation authentic basics comping coordination dynamics hi-hat introduction jazz phrasing quarter-note ride-beat ride-cymbal sound style swing time-feel tradition triplet triplet-feel
Jazz Improvisation
Ed SophJazz ImprovisationAdvancedEd Soph is a legendary instructor and former drum set professor …ed-sophadvanced
Jazz Insights
Mike ClarkJazz InsightsIntermediateMike Clark gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz …authentic, comping, history, jazz, jazz ride beat, medium tempo, ride cymbal, sound, up tempo, vocabularymike-clarkintermediateauthentic comping history jazz jazz-ride-beat medium-tempo ride-cymbal sound up-tempo vocabulary
Kicking the Band: Learn How To Read A Drum Chart
Chad WackermanKicking the Band: Learn How To Read A Drum ChartAdvancedThis is a step-by-step course for reading rock, jazz and big …chad-wackermanadvanced
Killer Double Bass Chops
Various TeachersKiller Double Bass ChopsPro SecretsLearn from some of the fastest feet in the world. Jason …3 stroke ruff, ankle stroke, chops, double bass shuffle, double pedal, double stroke, doubles, endurance, feet, fills combinations, hands, leg stroke, patterns, single stroke, singles, speedvarious-teacherspro-secrets3-stroke-ruff ankle-stroke chops double-bass-shuffle double-pedal double-stroke doubles endurance feet fills-combinations hands leg-stroke patterns single-stroke singles speed
Latin Concepts & Grooves
Various TeachersLatin Concepts & GroovesPro SecretsLearn Afro Cuban and Latin Jazz from renowned Cuban drummers Jimmy …afro cuban, bongo bell, cha cha, clave, congas, cowbells, latin, latin jazz, mambo, mambo bell, percussion, rhythm, songovarious-teacherspro-secretsafro-cuban bongo-bell cha-cha clave congas cowbells latin latin-jazz mambo mambo-bell percussion rhythm songo
Learn Serious Shuffles - Funk, Rock, Blue & Jazz
Rick LathamLearn Serious Shuffles – Funk, Rock, Blue & JazzIntermediateRick Latham has played with some of the biggest names in …blues, feel, foundational, funk, funk shuffle, ghost notes, groove, jazz, master class, pocket, rock, shuffle, timerick-lathamintermediateblues feel foundational funk funk-shuffle ghost-notes groove jazz master-class pocket rock shuffle time
Learn the Beginner Rock Beats
Val SepulvedaLearn the Beginner Rock BeatsBeginnerVal Sepulveda is joined by world-class drummers Chad Smith, Gregg Bissonette, …8th notes, backbeat, basic, coordination, fundamentals, groove, pattern, quarter notes, rock, rock beat, rock grooveval-sepulvedabeginner8th-notes backbeat basic coordination fundamentals groove pattern quarter-notes rock rock-beat rock-groove
Learn To Play For Fun
Al VelasquezLearn To Play For FunBeginnerThese beginning lessons teach you what you need to know so …16th notes, 5 stroke roll, accents, articulation, back beat, basic rock beat, buzz roll, double bass, doubles singles, hi-hat, holding the stick, paradiddle, pedal technique, press roll, rockal-velasquezbeginner16th-notes 5-stroke-roll accents articulation back-beat basic-rock-beat buzz-roll double-bass doubles-singles hi-hat holding-the-stick paradiddle pedal-technique press-roll rock
Legendary Bass Drum Control
Colin BaileyLegendary Bass Drum ControlAdvancedankle stroke, bass drum control, bass drum pedal, bass drum technique, endurance, feet, foot control, heel down, leg stroke, motion, pedal technique, slide technique, speed, toe strokecolin-baileyadvancedankle-stroke bass-drum-control bass-drum-pedal bass-drum-technique endurance feet foot-control heel-down leg-stroke motion pedal-technique slide-technique speed toe-stroke
Level 100 - Get Started, Learn the Fundamentals
Mike PackerLevel 100 – Get Started, Learn the FundamentalsBeginnerMike Packer earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Percussion Performance …mike-packerbeginner
Level 200 - Get Better, Get Faster
Mike PackerLevel 200 – Get Better, Get FasterIntermediatemike-packerintermediate
Level 300 – Going from Student to Drummer
Mike PackerLevel 300 – Going from Student to DrummerAdvancedMike Packer earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Percussion Performance …mike-packeradvanced
Level 400 – Becoming a Pro
Mike PackerLevel 400 – Becoming a ProAdvancedmike-packeradvanced
Listen, Learn and Play with 5 World-Class Drummers
Various TeachersListen, Learn and Play with 5 World-Class DrummersIntermediateTaylor Hawkins, Terry Bozzio, Gary Novak, Simon Phillips and Jimmy Chamberlin …documentary, ganin arnold, rockvarious-teachersintermediatedocumentary ganin-arnold rock
Luke Holland's "The Word Alive" Breakdowns
Luke HollandLuke Holland’s “The Word Alive” BreakdownsAdvancedYou will learn how Luke Holland writes his incredibly impressive and …creative drumming, double bass, metal, word aliveluke-hollandadvancedcreative-drumming double-bass metal word-alive
Master the Brushes
Various TeachersMaster the BrushesPro SecretsIn order to master the brushes you must understand the history …various-teacherspro-secrets
Modular Drumming
Chad WackermanModular DrummingIntermediateIn addition to being a first-call studio drummer and world-renowned educator, …beats, fills, grooves, jazz, modular drumming, shuffle, stickingchad-wackermanintermediatebeats fills grooves jazz modular-drumming shuffle sticking
Musical Independence
Marco MinnemannMusical IndependenceAdvancedDrummer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and producer, Marco Minneman, is as virtuosic …marco-minnemannadvanced
North Indian Tabla Applied To Drum Set
Dan WeissNorth Indian Tabla Applied To Drum SetAdvancedcreative drumming, history, indian, jazz, north indian, percussion, rhythm, tabla, tradition, world musicdan-weissadvancedcreative-drumming history indian jazz north-indian percussion rhythm tabla tradition world-music
Odd Time Playing and Poly Rhythms
Various TeachersOdd Time Playing and Poly RhythmsPro SecretsStart your foundation of understanding and playing odd time signatures. Chad …11 over 4, 5 over 4, 5/4, 5/8. 7/4, 7/8, 9over 4, harmonic rhythm, poly rhythms, rhythmvarious-teacherspro-secrets11-over-4 5-over-4 5-4 5-8-7-4 7-8 9over-4 harmonic-rhythm poly-rhythms rhythm
Odd-Time Signatures: A Musical Approach
Chad WackermanOdd-Time Signatures: A Musical ApproachBeginnerIn addition to being a first-call studio drummer and world-renowned educator, …chad-wackermanbeginner
Paradiddle-Diddle Perfection
Dave ElitchParadiddle-Diddle PerfectionIntermediateDave Elitch has played and recorded with many of today’s top …beat, displacement, fill, paradiddle diddle, paradiddlediddle, rudiment, vocabularydave-elitchintermediatebeat displacement fill paradiddle-diddle paradiddlediddle rudiment vocabulary
Paradiddles From The Pros Pt. 1
Various TeachersParadiddles From The Pros Pt. 1Pro SecretsParadiddles are among the most useful rudiments in a drummer’s arsenal. …displacement, motion, musicianship, paradiddle, speed, warm upvarious-teacherspro-secretsdisplacement motion musicianship paradiddle speed warm-up
Paradiddles From The Pros Pt. 2
Various TeachersParadiddles From The Pros Pt. 2Pro SecretsPart 2 of an exciting and exclusive new Drum Channel course, …feet, hands, left hand lead, paradiddlevarious-teacherspro-secretsfeet hands left-hand-lead paradiddle
Pat Petrillo's Breakdowns
Pat PetrilloPat Petrillo’s BreakdownsAdvancedPat is recognized as one of today’s most accomplished and versatile …beat, funk, fusion, groove, song breakdownspat-petrilloadvancedbeat funk fusion groove song-breakdowns
Playing 1
Adam KunsPlaying 1BeginnerIn this course, we will take a look at some essential …2009, accents, back beat, beats, coordination, feel, fundamentals, grooves, motion, playing in a band, pocket, posture, rimshot, rock, subdivision, timeadam-kunsbeginner2009 accents back-beat beats coordination feel fundamentals grooves motion playing-in-a-band pocket posture rimshot rock subdivision time
Playing 2
Adam KunsPlaying 2IntermediateOur world is more connected today than it has been at …16th notes, 5 stroke roll, accents, articulation, back beat, basic rock beat, buzz roll, double bass, doubles singles, hi-hat, holding the stick, paradiddle, pedal technique, press roll, rockadam-kunsintermediate16th-notes 5-stroke-roll accents articulation back-beat basic-rock-beat buzz-roll double-bass doubles-singles hi-hat holding-the-stick paradiddle pedal-technique press-roll rock
Playing 3
Various TeachersPlaying 3AdvancedNow that we’ve covered a variety of styles and grooves, we …afro cuban, fills, genres, half time shuffle, latin, odd times, playing, rock, shufflevarious-teachersadvancedafro-cuban fills genres half-time-shuffle latin odd-times playing rock shuffle
Promise of the Real: Song Discussions & Breakdowns
Anthony LogerfoPromise of the Real: Song Discussions & BreakdownsIntermediateAnthony LoGerfo and Promise of the Real discuss what it’s like …discussion, live, movie soundtracks, performance, playing with a band, promise of the real, song breakdowns, studioanthony-logerfointermediatediscussion live movie-soundtracks performance playing-with-a-band promise-of-the-real song-breakdowns studio
Reading – Advanced: Coming SoonAdvancedadvanced
Reading – Intermediate: Coming SoonIntermediateintermediate
Reading 1
Joe PorcaroReading 1Beginner16th notes, chart reading, eighth notes, music theory, notation, quarter notes, staff, time signatures, whole notesjoe-porcarobeginner16th-notes chart-reading eighth-notes music-theory notation quarter-notes staff time-signatures whole-notes
Rhythm 1
Terry BozzioRhythm 1IntermediateThe legendary drummer and our DC Artist-In-Residence, Terry Bozzio, may be …coordination, ostinato, permutation, rhythmterry-bozziointermediatecoordination ostinato permutation rhythm
Rhythm 2
Terry BozzioRhythm 2IntermediateThe legendary drummer and our DC Artist-In-Residence, Terry Bozzio, may be …coordination, feet, hands, ostinato, permutation, rhythmterry-bozziointermediatecoordination feet hands ostinato permutation rhythm
Rhythm 3
Terry BozzioRhythm 3AdvancedThe legendary drummer and our DC Artist-In-Residence, Terry Bozzio, may be …coordination, feet, hands, ostinato, permutation, rhythmterry-bozzioadvancedcoordination feet hands ostinato permutation rhythm
Rhythm in Essence - Advanced
Efrain ToroRhythm in Essence – AdvancedIntermediateRhythm In Essence is a manuscript that utilizes the written word, …efrain-torointermediate
Rhythm in Essence - Beginner
Efrain ToroRhythm in Essence – BeginnerBeginnerRhythm In Essence is a manuscript that utilizes the written word, …efrain-torobeginner
Rhythm in Essence - Full Curriculum
Efrain ToroRhythm in Essence – Full CurriculumAdvancedRhythm In Essence is a manuscript that utilizes the written word, …efrain-toroadvanced
Rhythm in Essence - Intermediate
Efrain ToroRhythm in Essence – IntermediateAdvancedRhythm In Essence is a manuscript that utilizes the written word, …efrain-toroadvanced
Rhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighth Notes
Virgil DonatiRhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighth NotesAdvancedcoordination, dotted note, fills, over the bar, pattern, poly rhythms, rhythm, rhythmic facility, sticking, three note, voicingvirgil-donatiadvancedcoordination dotted-note fills over-the-bar pattern poly-rhythms rhythm rhythmic-facility sticking three-note voicing
Rhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighths In Odd Times
Virgil DonatiRhythmic Facility: Dotted Eighths In Odd TimesAdvancedvirgil-donatiadvanced
Riccardo’s Killer Speed Secret
Riccardo MerliniRiccardo’s Killer Speed SecretAdvancedriccardo-merliniadvanced
Rudimental Crash Course
Adam KunsRudimental Crash CourseBeginnerIn this course, we are going to learn our 40 standard …artist course, crash course, foundation, rudimentsadam-kunsbeginnerartist-course crash-course foundation rudiments
Rudiments on Congas
Alex AcuñaRudiments on CongasIntermediateThis course breaks down and demonstrates some basic common conga patterns …afro cuban, conga, congas, doubles, flam, latin, percussion, quinto, rudiments, singles, sound, tumbaoalex-acunaintermediateafro-cuban conga congas doubles flam latin percussion quinto rudiments singles sound tumbao
Singing & Drumming
Nick D’VirgilioSinging & DrummingIntermediatenick-dvirgiliointermediate
Six-Way Independence
Marco MinnemannSix-Way IndependenceAdvancedMarco Minnemann introduces his six-way independence concept, playing quarter notes as …6-way independence, coordination, creative drumming, exercise, independence, linear, ostinados, patternmarco-minnemannadvanced6-way-independence coordination creative-drumming exercise independence linear ostinados pattern
Solid Time Feel
Various TeachersSolid Time FeelPro SecretsWhile it’s important for all musicians on the bandstand to develop …click, click track, feel, groove, inner clock, pocket, sound, studio, studio drumming, swing, timevarious-teacherspro-secretsclick click-track feel groove inner-clock pocket sound studio studio-drumming swing time
Soloing, Comping and Accent Options
Jonathan BarberSoloing, Comping and Accent OptionsAdvancedJonathan Barber is one of today’s up and coming jazz drummers …5 stroke roll, accent, accent options, buzz roll, comping, coordination, double stroke, jazz, paradiddle, paradiddlediddle, rhythm, rhythm matrix, single stroke, soloing, vampjonathan-barberadvanced5-stroke-roll accent accent-options buzz-roll comping coordination double-stroke jazz paradiddle paradiddlediddle rhythm rhythm-matrix single-stroke soloing vamp
Song Form
Gregg BissonetteSong FormIntermediateGregg shows you how to write up a song chart to …gregg-bissonetteintermediate
Song Form
Gregg BissonetteSong FormIntermediateGregg Bissonette has become known as one of the most versatile …gregg-bissonetteintermediate
State of the Art
Matt GarstkaState of the ArtAdvanceddouble bass, duo, experimental, ghost notes, live performance, metal, odd time, performance, playing in a band, poly rhythm, rock, song breakdownmatt-garstkaadvanceddouble-bass duo experimental ghost-notes live-performance metal odd-time performance playing-in-a-band poly-rhythm rock song-breakdown
Strong Foot Technique
Various TeachersStrong Foot TechniquePro SecretsThis series of lessons teaches you how to get started in …double stroke, doubles, endurance, feet, heel toe technique, single pedal, singles single stroke, speed, three stroke, toe ball technique, two strokevarious-teacherspro-secretsdouble-stroke doubles endurance feet heel-toe-technique single-pedal singles-single-stroke speed three-stroke toe-ball-technique two-stroke
Technique 1
Various TeachersTechnique 1BeginnerHolding the stick, wrist turns and the bounce are the foundation …bounce, fulcrum, fundamental, grip, hands, rebound, wristvarious-teachersbeginnerbounce fulcrum fundamental grip hands rebound wrist
Technique 2
Ralph HumphreyTechnique 2IntermediateRalph Humphrey takes you through the next series of lessons built …arm, bounce, finger control, hands, motion, outside release, wristralph-humphreyintermediatearm bounce finger-control hands motion outside-release wrist
Technique 3
Various TeachersTechnique 3AdvancedWe have gathered an assortment of lessons from various artists to …various-teachersadvanced
The "Third Hand" Concept
Enildo RasuaThe “Third Hand” ConceptAdvancedEnildo Rasua is famous for his unbelievable three-stick drumming technique, called …afro cuban, clave, concept, congas, coordination, cuban, independence, latin, songo, third handenildo-rasuaadvancedafro-cuban clave concept congas coordination cuban independence latin songo third-hand
The Complete Berklee Drum Set Audition Course
John RamsayThe Complete Berklee Drum Set Audition CourseAdvancedjohn-ramsayadvanced
The Definitive Moeller Method
Various TeachersThe Definitive Moeller MethodPro SecretsThe Moeller Stroke, otherwise known as the technique that uses a …bounce, double stroke, doubles, hand technique, hands, moeller technique, motion, single stroke, singles, squeeze, tripletvarious-teacherspro-secretsbounce double-stroke doubles hand-technique hands moeller-technique motion single-stroke singles squeeze triplet
The Essential Genres Pt.1
Adam KunsThe Essential Genres Pt.1Beginner16th note, 8th note, basic, beat groove, essential, fills, fundamental, listening, musical style, rockadam-kunsbeginner16th-note 8th-note basic beat-groove essential fills fundamental listening musical-style rock
The Essential Genres Pt.2
Adam KunsThe Essential Genres Pt.2Intermediate16th note, 8th note, basic, beat, blues, essential, fills, fundamental, groove, hip hop, jazz, listening, musical style, r&b, rockadam-kunsintermediate16th-note 8th-note basic beat blues essential fills fundamental groove hip-hop jazz listening musical-style rb rock
The Essential Genres Pt.3
Adam KunsThe Essential Genres Pt.3Intermediate12/8 afro cuban, 16th note, 8th note, afro cuban, basic, batucada, beat, blues, bossa nova, brazilian, caribbean, cascara, clave, essential, fills, fundamental, groove, listening, musical style, partido alto, reggae, samba, soca, songoadam-kunsintermediate12-8-afro-cuban 16th-note 8th-note afro-cuban basic batucada beat blues bossa-nova brazilian caribbean cascara clave essential fills fundamental groove listening musical-style partido-alto reggae samba soca songo
The Gregg Bissonette Drum School
Gregg BissonetteThe Gregg Bissonette Drum SchoolAdvancedGregg Bissonette has become known as one of the most versatile …gregg-bissonetteadvanced
The Role Of Drumming In A Rhythm Section
Ed SophThe Role Of Drumming In A Rhythm SectionIntermediateEd Soph is one of the most respected and influential drum …beat, comping, groove, improvisation, jazz, listening, melody, musicianship, rhythm section, ride cymbal, time, time feel, tripletsed-sophintermediatebeat comping groove improvisation jazz listening melody musicianship rhythm-section ride-cymbal time time-feel triplets
Three Great Drummers Learn From Each Other
Various TeachersThree Great Drummers Learn From Each OtherIntermediatediscussion, gigging, inspiration, music bussiness, practice tips, session drummingvarious-teachersintermediatediscussion gigging inspiration music-bussiness practice-tips session-drumming
Tips For The Performing Drummer
Various TeachersTips For The Performing DrummerPro Secretslive performance, musical drumming, performance, practice tipsvarious-teacherspro-secretslive-performance musical-drumming performance practice-tips
Understanding the Music Business
Stewart CopelandUnderstanding the Music BusinessIntermediateadvice, composing, creative drumming, hand technique, playing in a band, punk, reggae, rock, sound, writing musicstewart-copelandintermediateadvice composing creative-drumming hand-technique playing-in-a-band punk reggae rock sound writing-music
Various Styles For College Auditions
Al VelasquezVarious Styles For College AuditionsIntermediateAl Velasquez dives into how he prepares his students for getting …al-velasquezintermediate
Vocabulary
Gregg BissonetteVocabularyAdvancedIn this course, we’ll cover various drum grooves and fills that …gregg-bissonetteadvanced
Vocabulary
Gregg BissonetteVocabularyAdvancedGregg Bissonette has become known as one of the most versatile …gregg-bissonetteadvanced
Ways To Maximize Your Musicianship
Various TeachersWays To Maximize Your MusicianshipPro Secretsbeat, blues, ear training, fills, groove, muscical, musicianship, release, song form, tensionvarious-teacherspro-secretsbeat blues ear-training fills groove muscical musicianship release song-form tension
What To Play… And What Not To Play
Walfredo Reyes Jr.What To Play… And What Not To PlayIntermediateThe veteran drummer for Chicago, Santana, and many other top artists …afro cuban, bongo bell, bongos, cascara, cha cha, cha cha cha, congas, cowbell, cuban, guiro, latin, percussion, rhythm, rhythm section, salsa, son montunowalfredo-reyes-jrintermediateafro-cuban bongo-bell bongos cascara cha-cha cha-cha-cha congas cowbell cuban guiro latin percussion rhythm rhythm-section salsa son-montuno
Yesterday * Today * Tomorrow
Gregg BissonetteYesterday * Today * TomorrowAdvancedGregg is equally at home when he is on tour playing …band hits, beats, chart interpretation, fills, funk, grooves, latin, learning music, metal, reading figures, rock, sight reading, soloing, writing chartsgregg-bissonetteadvancedband-hits beats chart-interpretation fills funk grooves latin learning-music metal reading-figures rock sight-reading soloing writing-charts
Yoga for Drummers Pt. 1
Michael LearYoga for Drummers Pt. 1BeginnerHave you ever gotten up from the drums wishing to regain …body motion, feet, hands, stretching, warm up, yogamichael-learbeginnerbody-motion feet hands stretching warm-up yoga
Yoga for Drummers Pt. 2
Michael LearYoga for Drummers Pt. 2IntermediateHave you ever gotten up from the drums wishing to regain …body motion, feet, hands, stretching, warm up, yogamichael-learintermediatebody-motion feet hands stretching warm-up yoga
Yoga4Drummers: Complete Course
Michael LearYoga4Drummers: Complete CourseAll LevelsNow Is The Time To Up-Level Your Drumming and Wellness Game! …michael-learall-levels