samba

Brush Samba

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 9 min Category: Vocabulary

This lesson dives into playing a Samba at lower dynamic levels by using brushes. Remember there's multiple ways to get a sound from the brushes so don't be afraid to experiment.

Playing: The Samba

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 6 min Category: Beats / Grooves

This lesson will cover a Brazilian groove adapted to drum set. The samba is a popular groove that mimics that of a Brazilian Samba parade. Check out how each element is adapted to drum set.

Learn Various Brush Grooves

Teacher: Jaz Sawyer Length: 7 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Brushes, Secrets From the Pros

In this lesson, Jaz Sawyer helps to expand your brush vocabulary with some great tips, various brush strokes and grooves.

Tips for Switching From Brushes to Sticks

Teacher: Jaz Sawyer Length: 12 min Category: Brushes, Practice Tips, Secrets From the Pros

Jaz shares his secrets on efficiently and artistically using brushes. He will broaden your musicality and vocabulary with unique nuances.

Applying Latin Rhythms To The Drum Set

Teacher: Alex Acuña Length: 42 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Latin, Live Rebroadcast, Musicianship, Vocabulary

Don joins Alex Acuña and discusses applying Latin Rhythms and rudiments to the to create and authentic feel.

Applying Syncopation To The Set

Teacher: Rich Redmond Length: 30 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Independence, Live Rebroadcast, Musical Styles, Musicianship, Reading

Rich covers syncopation while playing grooves and fills around the set. 

An Introduction Into Songo and Samba

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 28 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Latin, Live Rebroadcast

This is a lesson on Songo and Samba with DC Staff member Adam Kuns.

Discovering Brushes In Latin Styles

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 33 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Brushes, Latin, Live Rebroadcast

We will examine how you can play a Bossa Nova and a Samba using brushes. This lesson will provide various rhythms and brush strokes used for each style.

Samba Beat

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 6 min Category: Vocabulary

This lesson will cover a Brazilian groove adapted to drum set. The samba is a popular groove that mimics that of a Brazilian Samba parade. Check out how each element is adapted to drum set.

Batucada Beat

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 4 min Category: Vocabulary

The Batacuda style of drumming originates from the Brazilian Samba rhythms played while marching in a parade. This lesson will adapt ethnic Brazilian rhythms, originally played on Brazilian percussion, and apply them to the modern drum set.