Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 15 min Category: Vocabulary
Alex opens with some tips to get you started by recommending ways to go through basic rudiments with the clave left foot.
Teacher: Gregg Bissonette Length: 6 min Category: Independence, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
Adding the snare drum and bass drum on the "and" of 4 is the "salt and pepper" to the "meat and potatoes" of the ride on hi-hat.
Teacher: Zoro Length: 7 min Category: Rudiments, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
In this lesson, Zoro substitutes the hi-hat and bass drum as part of the five stroke roll, taking a basic rudiment to a whole new musical level.
Teacher: Narada Michael Walden Length: 4 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
Narada shows you some tips on double bass left lead and explains how important he thinks it is to have a connection with your bass player when playing live.
Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 1 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Technique
Chad's feel is a lesson to be learned. The 16th note snare rim shot pattern uses a stress and release musical approach. Listen to how he holds back then grooves solid back into the time.
Teacher: Curt Bisquera Length: 3 min Category: General, Secrets From the Pros
In this lesson, Curt explains some tips on how to make your fills groove by playing dynamically and using accents.
Teacher: Walfredo Reyes Jr Length: 7 min Category: Independence, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
Walfredo will demonstrate how you can begin to add percussion into your drum set playing and add more depth and dimension to your sound.
Teacher: Cobus Potgieter Length: 41 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Rudiments, Vocabulary
Cobus Potgieter demonstrates how to play the Huerta, and different orchestrations and variations to change up the sound and feel of it.
Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 24 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Vocabulary
Adam demonstrates the Latin style Mozambique in this intermediate lesson.
Teacher: Rick Latham Length: 34 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Vocabulary
Rick recorded some lessons with us earlier in the day that he talks about and demonstrates some of the concepts he presents in those lessons as well.