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56 – Stick Grip Affecting Your Sound & Style

Teacher: Thomas Pridgen Length: 8 min Category: Hand Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Pridgen discusses how holding the sticks can influence the style of your music.

147 – Fake Double Bass Drumming

Teacher: Greg Garman Length: 7 min Category: Foot Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Greg demonstrates ways to get the double bass sound using mainly right hand patterns along with the right foot. This unique approach can add more low end to you fill and grooves.

195 – Favorite Fill

Teacher: Nate Morton Length: 6 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Nate demonstrates a fill that he finds himself using often due to its versatility and dynamic composition.

Expanding Your Fills Vocabulary Part 1

Teacher: Cobus Potgieter Length: 42 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Vocabulary

Cobus demonstrates how to play one of his favorite Flam Fills and shares Gregg Bissonette's version, which is where he got the inspiration from.

Odd Time Signatures: 9

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 22 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Vocabulary

We examine various approaches to playing in 9. This covers the basic counting, dividing 9 in different ways and some common patterns and fills.

What I Learned from Ringo with Gregg Bissonette

Teacher: Gregg Bissonette Length: 3 min Category: Secrets From the Pros

Gregg Bissonette, current drummer with Ringo Starr, talks about the impact the iconic drummer had on his early development and successful career.

14 – Hand & Foot Combinations and Basic Fills

Teacher: Dave Elitch Length: 7 min Category: Foot Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

in this lesson, Dave Elitch covers various hand and foot combinations along with basic fills.

65 – Straight and Cross-Stick Singles

Teacher: Alex Gonzalez Length: 12 min Category: Secrets From the Pros

Alex demonstrates basic fills, emphasizing that it is not just what you play but the subtleties of time, phrasing, and dynamics that will give you a great feel.

150 – Linear Stroke Combinations

Teacher: Marco Iannetta Length: 5 min Category: Foot Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Here are two quick tips on Linear Stroke Combinations and adding Tambourine from Marco.

196 – Maximizing Simple Fills

Teacher: Nate Morton Length: 10 min Category: Free, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Nate, drummer on "The Voice" gives an example of how you can take a basic concept or pattern on the set, and maximize it.