Stanton Moore SMDA – The Drop/Pick up Transition

Hello! and welcome back to the next lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! These will give you an idea and a taster of what you can find over at SMDA. This month I'm looking at how you transition from playing slower triplets (where you are playing each note) to faster tempos where

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Stanton Moore SMDA – July 2018 – The Paradiddle-Hit

Hello! and welcome back to the next lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! These will give you an idea and a taster of what you can find over at SMDA. This month I'm looking at what I call the Paradiddle-Hit or Paradiddle-Left, which is a paradiddle with an extra hit on the

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Stanton Moore SMDA – May 2018 – The Thing-A-Ma-Jig

Hello! and welcome back to the next lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! These will give you an idea and a taster of what you can find over at SMDA. Following on from last month's What-Ya-Ma-Call-It, in this lesson, I cover another fun rhythmic phrase I came up with to apply an Elvin

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Stanton Moore SMDA 5th Lesson – April 2018 – The What-Ya-Ma-Call-It

Hello! and welcome back to the next lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! These will give you an idea of what you can find over at SMDA. In this lesson, I cover a fun rhythmic phrase I came up with to apply an Elvin Jones or Philly Joe Jones vibe to jazz,

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Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – #2 – New Applications of the Steve Gadd Mozambique

Hello! and welcome to the second lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! Over the next few months we'll look at different topics to give you an idea of what you can find over at SMDA. This is a well-known groove that Steve Gadd has played and utilized in many different ways.  In

By | 2018-01-15T09:53:50+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – #2 – New Applications of the Steve Gadd Mozambique

Stanton Moore’s SMDA Lessons – Number 1 – Go-Go

Hello! and welcome to the first lesson on mikedolbear.com from my Stanton Moore Drum Academy! Over the next few months we'll look at different topics to give you an idea of what you can find over at SMDA. In this first lesson, we’ll cover a few Go-Go inspired beats that I've come up with over

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Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – The Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd – Lesson 4

In the fourth and last lesson of this series of special lessons for MikeDolbear.com DIME ONLINE Head Of Drums Gabor Dornyei looks at the Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd. He breaks it down into it's constituent parts – the Mozambique right hand rhythm itself and the ghost notes - and shows you how you

By | 2017-08-31T22:03:31+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – The Mozambique as played by Steve Gadd – Lesson 4

Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – The Blues Shuffle – Lesson 3 of 4

In the third lesson of this series of four special lessons for MikeDolbear.com DIME ONLINE Head Of Drums Gabor Dornyei looks at the blues shuffle. He breaks it down into it's constituent parts and shows you how you rebuild it to give various options and variations, including the Texas shuffle. If you want to learn more

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Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – Using Melodies and Layers within a Linear Groove – Lesson 2 of 4

In the second lesson of this series of four special lessons for MikeDolbear.com DIME ONLINE Head Of Drums Gabor Dornyei shows you how to use a melody and layering within a 16th note linear groove. If you want to learn more like this and develop yourself as a professional drummer, be sure to visit our website

By | 2017-08-11T18:16:53+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – Using Melodies and Layers within a Linear Groove – Lesson 2 of 4
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