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5 – Playing Basic Rock Beat #2

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 17 min Category: General, Vocabulary

Let's learn a new beat now that applies the same concepts we learned in rock beat #1.

C3 – Playing Rock Beat #1

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 14 min Category: General, Vocabulary

In this lesson, we put everything together to play our first full beat.

Independence: Playing a Rim Shot

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 14 min Category: Independence

In this lesson, we put everything together to play our first full beat.

6 – Playing Basic Rock Beat #3

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 11 min Category: General, Vocabulary

Let's add more vocabulary to our drumming with rock beat #3.

Basic Rock Drumming Chad's Way

C1 – Sitting Position & Playing the Bass Drum on 1-2-3-4

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 7 min Category:

Learn how to sit comfortably while playing the bass drum and getting the limbs and brain moving.

Playing: Basic Rock Beat

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 8 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Vocabulary

In this lesson we will go over the basic foundation of playing an 8th note based rock groove as well as some variations on the bass drum.

7 – Reviewing Beats: Moving the Right Hand Around Drums

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 12 min Category: General, Vocabulary

Let's take time to review the three beats we learned and practice them with different right hand variations.

Basic 6/8 Beat

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 8 min Category: Vocabulary

This lesson dives into the fundamentals of the 6/8 beat. Once you've become comfortable with the basic beat try adding ghost notes. This will add some spice to your groove.

R&B Grooves & Fills

Teacher: Gregg Bissonette Length: 8 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Secrets From the Pros

8 – Combining Rock Beat #1 & #3: Adding Crash Cymbals

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 12 min Category: General, Vocabulary

Let's add some musicality and dynamics to these patterns using the crash cymbals. Click the button below to take a look at "Basic Rock Drumming Chad's Way."

Basic Rock Drumming Chad's Way