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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.

64 – Body Motion, Sound, and Style with a Surprise Performance

Teacher: Alex Gonzalez Length: 11 min Category: General, Secrets From the Pros

Alex discusses his natural approach to the drumset and how your body motion can help you develop a sound and a style.

Down Stroke, Tap Up Stroke

Teacher: Ralph Humphrey Length: 5 min Category: Technique

Using the stroke motions from the previous lesson, we will learn our first 2-stroke motion.  

The 6-Stroke Open & Closed Roll – DC Rudiment #7

Teacher: Ralph Humphrey Length: 19 min Category: Technique

The 6-stroke roll is one of the most valuable tools that you can have in your arsenal as a drummer.  This rudiment will use the outside release motion along with the rebounce stroke to create efficient motion.

The Outside Release Motion (4-stroke) | Drum Set

Teacher: Ralph Humphrey Length: Category: Technique

Let's take the 4-stroke outside release motion now and apply it to our drum set.

Single Stroke Roll – 15 Minute Exercise

Teacher: Chad Wackerman Length: 11 min Category: Technique

The 4 basic elements of drumming as taught by Murray are singles, doubles, flams and closed roll.

Double Drag

Teacher: Chad Wackerman Length: 12 min Category: Rudiments

Like the single drag, Chad shows how Murray taught him the double drag in various time signatures.

257 – Basic Cajon Sounds

Teacher: Pete Lockett Length: 6 min Category: Hand Technique, Secrets From the Pros, Technique

Pete lockett is a world-renowned percussionist who will show you the basic sounds and techniques that you should know when starting to play cajon.

The Outside Release Motion (4-stroke) | Drum Set

Teacher: Ralph Humphrey Length: Category: Technique

Let's take the 4-stroke outside release motion now and apply it to our drum set.

Multiple Bounce (Buzz Roll) Motion – DC Rudiment #2

Teacher: Ralph Humphrey Length: 13 min Category: Technique

Now let's take the multiple bounce motion and put it in the context of a multiple bounce roll (buzz roll).