The Drummers Role

Teacher: Aaron Spears Length: 30 min Category: Clinic, Featured

Aaron took some time off with Usher to share his philosophy and approach to drumming in this DC Clinic.

Joe Morello Inspired 5/4 Jazz Time Feel

Teacher: Joe Morello, Peter Erskine Length: 8 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Jazz, Odd Times, Secrets From the Pros

Peter demonstrates drumming in odd time signatures such as 5/4 and 7/4 and then breaks down the classic jazz standard "Take Five".

5/8 and 5/4

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: Category:

Reading: Quarter and Eighth Notes in 2/4, 3/4 and 5/4

Teacher: Joe Porcaro, Ralph Humphrey Length: 13 min Category: Reading

Continuing with odd time signatures, this lesson introduces eighth notes in odd times. Joe and Ralph also have some fun at the end of this lesson when Don makes them sight read a chart.

Reading: Quarter Notes and Rests in 2/4, 3/4, and 5/4

Teacher: Joe Porcaro, Ralph Humphrey Length: 9 min Category: Reading

This lesson introduces new time signatures in 2/4, 3/4, and 5/4. The top numbers tell you how many beats or pulses in a measure. Review lesson three if you have any questions or make any mistakes in filling out the bar line placement on page one. Be sure to tap your foot and count out loud when playing page two.