Teacher: Mike Clark Length: 4 min Category:
The ride cymbal is central to the time when playing Jazz.
Teacher: JR Robinson Length: 5 min Category: Practice Tips, Secrets From the Pros, Time Keeping
JR Robinson - timekeeper on over 300 million records sold - gives you his tips on how to keep time on drumset.
Teacher: Zoro Length: 10 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
Zoro shows you how to produce sound effects using various parts of the stick, including some tricky rim flams and finger playing.
Teacher: Cobus Potgieter Length: 45 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Live Rebroadcast, Rudimental Crash Course
Cobus Potgieter plays "Heroes", the first song released from his band, Ventura Lights. In this lesson he'll break down the verse, chorus, and bridge.
Teacher: Mike Mitchell Length: 8 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Soloing
Mike demonstrates how he creates a musical solo through melody, rhythm and dynamics. He also explains how important it is to use the melody when soloing.
Teacher: Al Velasquez Length: 13 min Category: Vocabulary
Al shows fundamental ways to play accents which adds dynamics to your playing that can give you a funky feel and make your patterns come to life. Al also introduces you to Latin rhythms.
Teacher: Mike Clark Length: 3 min Category:
You can use more of an open and close motion with the ride cymbal hand and begin to play more melodic and rhythmic ride patterns.
Teacher: Gregg Bissonette Length: 7 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Hi-Hat, Musical Styles, Secrets From the Pros
Gregg shows the traditional Disco pattern with various high-hat sounds that make it authentic.
Teacher: Chad Wackerman Length: 6 min Category: Fills, Secrets From the Pros
Chad talks about the importance and musicality of short drum fills. In this lesson he demonstrates how he will use a simple musical idea.
Teacher: Rick Latham Length: 58 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Musicianship
Rick Latham shows some great ways to develop a signature sound.