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Hello and welcome to another post; it’s been a while since I have updated the site so thanks for checking in! One of the things that I have been working on lately is the concept of playing things as simply as possible and still making them work. In listening back to recordings of me while … Continue reading
I recently had one of those rare opportunities where I could listen to music, for over two hours, without being distracted with other, well…distractions! It was driving home after a late night gig in North GA. The only two CD’s (remember those?) I had in the car were Bob Marley’s Uprising and Kaya. I have … Continue reading
Hello readers and greeters! I wanted to discuss the idea of using a portion of your practice time to work on “weaknesses” discovered on gigs. My latest (and there are several) weakness was the ability to play solid, confident, tasteful fills within a 6/8 feel at a certain tempo. I discovered this particular weakness during … Continue reading
I was recently asked to sub for a drummer in a Beatles tribute band. I would be playing four dates with the band while the drummer was away. Being a huge Beatles fan, I was happy to oblige. Ringo Starr, the group’s drummer, is often underrated by many members of the drumming community (generally the … Continue reading
Here is my latest video lesson, it’s short and sweet. Hope you enjoy!
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I was recently asked about this video from my youtube channel and thought you may all enjoy seeing it as well, so here you go!
Learn Drums Live offers drum lessons for all types of players, from beginner to advanced and all points in between. If you are just starting out and want to receive a solid drumming foundation or a pro that is in a playing rut, Learn Drums Live will get you inspired and take you to the … Continue reading
Hi Guys and Gals, I recently added a new drum lesson video to my Youtube channel. From the description: This free drum lesson, brought to you by learndrumslive.com, shows ways in which to build and improve your left foot independence against the traditional jazz ride pattern using Ted Reed’s Syncopation book. Enjoy!
I recently had to learn a song by Peter Gabriel called “In Your Eyes” The song has a combination of drumset and percussion, with the emphasis being on the percussion parts. I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the grooves I came up with which would represent both the drums and … Continue reading