Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Your First Drum Beat

Thank you for checking out my first contribution! I've know Mike Dolbear for many years, and can say without hesitation that you couldn't be in better hands when it comes to drum education. Thank you for the opportunity Mike - it's great to be part of the team! My contributions are especially for beginner drummers.

By | 2017-08-11T18:20:56+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Lesson – Simon DasGupta – Your First Drum Beat

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

By | 2017-08-11T18:20:57+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Lesson – Chris Whitehouse – Fives

Lesson – Danny Pearson – Paradiddle Fill, Substituting Limbs

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

By | 2017-08-11T18:21:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Lesson – Danny Pearson – Paradiddle Fill, Substituting Limbs

Lesson – Danny Pearson – Paradiddle Fill In Taken Further

Hi, I’m Danny Pearson and welcome to my twentieth 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

By | 2017-08-11T18:21:24+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Lesson – Danny Pearson – Paradiddle Fill In Taken Further

Lesson – Gary Montgomery – Divided Paradiddle Groove

For this lesson, I’m taking a simple Paradiddle (shown in the first example) and dividing it between the bass drum and snare drum with a backbeat accent on 2 and 4. The third line shows the broken 16th note pattern played in the right hand, and finally the last line shows it all together.

By | 2017-08-11T18:21:24+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Lesson – Gary Montgomery – Divided Paradiddle Groove
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