Six-Stroke Roll In A Rhythm

Lesson - Nathan Wallington  Hi, I’m Nathan Wallington and welcome to my first lesson on mikedolbear.com.  I often get asked about how you can develop rhythms to make them more interesting and intricate, and today we’re going to look at just that using the classic six-stroke roll. The sticking we’ll be using for the six-stroke

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Lesson – Chris Whitehouse – Fives

Hi guys! Welcome back. This lesson is focussed on a popular five note sticking - RLRLL - and phrased through sixteenth note triplets. In a bar of 4/4 each beat is divided into 6 giving us 24 beats. That means that we have room for 4 cycles of the sticking and leaves us with 4

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Notation 3

Welcome to Notation 3; your latest video on understanding music notation. In Notation 2, you learned about whole notes, half notes, and quarter notes, and the associated rests that go with them. You also learned about a training motion to help you along the way. In Notation 3, we introduce the eighth notes. We strongly

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Lesson – Danny Pearson – 2 Beat Fill

Hi, I’m Danny Pearson and welcome to my next lesson in a series for the Mike Dolbear affiliated drum school.  One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘how do I come up with better fill-ins’ or ‘more fill-in ideas’.  So in this series I will be showing you the sort of fills

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Basic Fills

Welcome to our November Drum Lesson! Over the last few months, we have shown you how to put together a basic 8th note drum beat, and got you started with some important music notation. Now, the time has come to work on some 8th note drum fills! These are a lot of fun, and a

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – How To Assemble A Drum Kit

In this video, I show you how to assemble a Yamaha Stage Custom Birch drum kit, straight from the box. Using time lapse and concentrating only on the key areas that you really need to know, we present this fourteen minute video - a "must see" for anyone taking home and assembling their first drum

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Lesson – Danny Pearson – Linear Fill In

Hi, I’m Danny Pearson and welcome to my next lesson in a series for the Mike Dolbear affiliated drum school.  One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘how do I come up with better fill-ins?’ or ‘more fill-in ideas’.  So in this series I will be showing you the sort of fills

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta Talks to Rich Redmond

As many of you may know, I am originally from the UK. I have spent the last 10 years living in San Diego, and am always very interested in the music scene on both sides of the Atlantic. Country Music, I am very aware, is not a big deal in the UK. However, in the

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – 5 New Bass Drum Patterns

Hello, and welcome to the August video lesson from Drum Ambition! This month, we return to our 8th note drum beats, with five more options for your bass drum! As always the goal is to play these with a metronome at 55bpm, counting out loud, and then gradually increasing your tempo as you become more

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Notation Part 2

Thank you for checking out my latest video on MikeDolbear.com! In the last video, I showed you the note value chart, including how to count the important subdivisions. If you have not seen it, check it out - it will certainly help you when watching this latest feature. This video will show you how to

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