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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Lesson – Danny Pearson – Sextuplet 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 – Notation

Welcome to my third video on Mike Dolbear.com! If you have watched the first two videos in my beginner series, you will have seen how to play a basic pop/rock drum beat, with multiple bass drum variations. By now you will have noticed the scrolling music notation during the videos, and will have also seen

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Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Adding Bass Drums To Your First Drum Beat

Thank you for checking out my second video on mikedolbear.com! In the previous video, I showed you how to put together your first drum beat - the classic 8th note pop/rock beat. Since that drum beat is the foundation of literally hundreds of drum beats, make sure you are comfortable with this before moving on

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Lesson – Chris Whitehouse – Linear Shuffle

Linear Shuffle This is a fairly simple lesson. The linear three is phrased RLF through triplets. The right hand goes on the hi hats, left hand goes on the snare. On the third grouping (beat Three) the right comes down to play the main snare beat, creating a nice half time shuffle. Be sure to

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