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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.