Tom Groove/ Fill Idea Here’s a neat little tom groove I’ve been playing around with. It’s good for practising ghost notes and hand coordination as well as doubles strokes and flams. I find that working rudimental practise into musical ideas like this makes them much more fun to play and can stimulate creative ideas. Download […]
When learning an instrument it’s a good idea to be organised as we don’t want to waste energy just finding the material we need to be working on. All the material in the lessons is sent through electronically and the ForScore app for iPad is a great way of managing all your sheet music and […]manage drum practise
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Here’s another nice little funk groove I enjoy playing. This is a fun thing to work on for developing ghost notes and will need some degree of coordination to pull off. Also the hi hat sixteenths need to be played with a flowing Moeller type stroke to have the nice slinky feel, you don’t want […]Funk Groove Broken sixteenths, funk groove pdf
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Happy New Year!! Last year was was a great year with some fantastic student achievements. From great exam results, student live performances and some of my older students fulfilling life long ambitions to play in a live band. I’m very proud to have received an accreditation from the Music Teachers’ Association Of NSW. These are […]drum lessons northern beaches
Here’s a nice little pattern I’ve been experimenting with lately, it’s broken 16th pattern(1ean) with a busy ghosting pattern on the left. You can play it straight as well and try different phrases with the kick.
The ability to play soft notes in-between accented snare beats is a crucial technique for any drummer to master. Here is one of the first lessons I show my students to develop this. It’s important to keep the left hand very low whilst playing the ghost notes and snap the stick from a greater height when playing […]adding ghost notes to a rock beat, ghost notes on the snare lesson