August 2, 2009
July 19, 2009
The Single Stroke Four is one of the more common drum rudiments that you’ll find used everywhere. Once you have it down on the practice pad, practice playing this around the drumset. Get creative with it, throwing in the bass drum, breaking it up between the toms, ending with a crash on the cymbals, etc.
June 6, 2009
It’s hard enough to just learn the basics of drumming. We study and take drum lessons to learn how to play drums to the best of our ability but then someone yells, “Drum Solo!” – – – – Uh oh… now what?
Did I hear somone yell drum solo? Yes, unfortunately I did. – Are you prepared to take a drum solo? It’s not as hard as you think you know. Like anything else, you just take it a step at a time. Learn to play drum solos by watching other drummers and emulating what they do. Of course you can also buy drum lesson books that have solos in them. But you can also just make them up! (It’s free!) — Start with a simple 2 beat drum fill that you like and then start experimenting to see what you can add to it to make it more interesting. The process of forming a drum solo can be fun! Check out these Drum Solo Tips.
April 16, 2009
Incredibly fast paradiddles played around the drumset as drum fills. Great ideas to help with your drum solos too.
March 12, 2009
Learn to play drums by starting with the basics. This page is very basic but hey; some drummers are just getting started.
March 7, 2009
A real nice drum lesson from Mark Powers focusing on inverted paradiddles and accents to create some cool drumset beats.
March 6, 2009
This is a nice, easy to follow drum lesson with a very basic but important drum beat found in most contemporary pop and rock songs.
December 22, 2008
Looking for drumless music? Look no further than DrumPlayAlongs.com. They’re not free, but you will find numerous high quality, professional music tracks without drums on them to play along to.
December 13, 2008
Did you get a new Drumset for Christmas? Learn about drumset assembly through free online tutorials. This free guide will help you put together a drumset rather quickly and easily. It’s not “that” hard.