accompanying sound files
is your #1 resource for all things drums and drumming. -
||Hundreds of 32nd note drum lessons variations,
with some nice rhythmic music phrasings for drums (bottom of the
||Exploring quintuplet variations &
||- Drum Lessons on developing the left
foot clave by Modern Drummer contributor, Roger Odell.
When you get there, click on "Transcriptions".
||-An excellent article discussing
how to use the clave to aid with rhythmic creativity.
||- 2 pages of creative grooves with some
great titles! Tabs format with accompanying midi and MP3 files.
||- A fantastic drum piece on "Rhythmic
Relations" covering odd groupings and their relationship
to more familiar groupings. Another great lesson from Bill Ray.
||- Professional drummer, Dave Walsh demonstrates
expert advanced drum technique. Videos demonstrating the one
handed triplet, 16th notes with one hand and hand to hand
flams, etc. Video
||- Advanced drum lessons. Reading exercises.
Excerpts from "The Reading Drummer". A Berklee Shares
||- Advanced drum lessons from one of
our favorites, Steve Holmes. Check out the "Blushda"
lick, alternating single strokes, and a Weckl inspired lick he
calls "The Nine".
||- Mark Powers demonstrates left foot
clave for the Cha-Cha rhythm. PDF format. New!
Topics discussed are left foot clave on drumset by
El Negro Horatio Hernandez, incorporating a jazz samba w/songo bass
drums, exercise in displacement, involving Indian syllables (Kenwood
Dennard), Rhythmic Scale and practicing exercise / teaching tool for
advanced drumming. MP3 drumset examples to follow.
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