Teacher: Al Velasquez Length: 4 min Category: Rudiments, Vocabulary
You will learn the sticking of a 5-Stroke Roll and Paradiddle. Both are intermediate to advanced rudiments and it will take time to master them and play them with speed. In these lessons the sticking is the most important part, not the speed. You will learn how to put these on a drum set in upcoming lessons.
Teacher: Chad Wackerman Length: 8 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Technique
Chad Wackerman demonstrates how the Spivack Method can be used to play more efficient and better sounding paradiddles.
Teacher: Al Velasquez Length: 9 min Category: Vocabulary
Remember, speed is not important, the most important thing is to keep the tempo even. When you get these a little faster, you will have some great sounding professional drum fills.
Teacher: Gabor Dornyei Length: 16 min Category: Rudiments, Secrets From the Pros
This lesson features Gabor Dornyei demonstrating how you can play open-handed by applying a double paradiddle groove.
Teacher: Al Velasquez Length: 10 min Category: Vocabulary
This lesson shows you some great sounding drum fills, using patterns you have already learned. You can play example 1-4 with sixteenth notes as written or with eighth notes in the right hand.
Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 6 min Category: Rudiments
This lesson will give you a good look at how rudiments can make exciting and musical patterns on the conga drums.
Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 9 min Category: Vocabulary
Alex shows how the paradiddles on the congas create rhythms. The single paradiddle is a Caribbean rhythm from Puerto Rico. The double paradiddle is an African beat in "three or six" feel. The triple paradiddle is it's own pattern.
Teacher: Felix Lehrmann Length: 9 min Category: Hand Technique, Rudiments, Secrets From the Pros, Technique
Felix will show you how he uses the paradiddle around the set while utilizing the natural paradiddle motion to create different voicing's.
Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 34 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Rudiments
Let's check out some ways we can use all of our rudimental vocabulary in ways that will support the music rather than overwhelm it.
Teacher: Felix Lehrmann Length: 2 min Category: Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary
Felix Lehrmann will demonstrate ways in which paradiddles and paradiddle variations can be the appropriate choice of what to play.