3 – Learn Your First Rock Beat

Teacher: Chad Smith Length: 9 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

This lesson is from Chad's course "Basic Rock Drumming Chads Way." Chad breaks down the foundation of a back beat and how to get the right sound.

34 – Single Paradiddle Between Bass Drum and Snare Drum

Teacher: Matt Halpern Length: 7 min Category: Independence, Rudiments, Secrets From the Pros

This lesson introduces you to playing the paradiddle, sticking between your hands and feet to prepare you for grooves and fills.

83 – 5/4 Time

Teacher: Joe Morello, Peter Erskine Length: 8 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

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

123 – Solos In Slow Motion

Teacher: Buddy Rich Length: 14 min Category: Hand Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique, Vocabulary

This is a slow motion playback of one of Buddy's solos, exposing his unique technique.

148 – Tambourine Pedal

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

Gregg Bissonette demonstrates multiple ways to use the Tambourine Pedal to spice up your grooves and add more to the song without having two separate percussionists.

178 – Play The Victim

Teacher: Luke Holland Length: 4 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

This Drum Channel exclusive shows Luke breaking down some of his incredibly impressive and creative drum parts from Play the Victim by his band The Word Alive, off of their album Real.

215 – Drumming to Electronic Music

Teacher: Dave Elitch Length: 5 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Dave Elitch will show you a way of working on your ear training and improving your musical sensibilities.

Approaching Jazz For Rock Drummers

Teacher: Cobus Potgieter, Peter Erskine Length: 55 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Vocabulary

Peter Erskine gives Cobus Potgieter a lesson on how Rock drummers can begin to approach Jazz drumming.

Using Paradiddles in Grooves and Fills

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 29 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Rudiments, Vocabulary

In this advanced lesson, we discuss the use of paradiddles in creating grooves and fills and adding variations to your playing.

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.