Drum Lessons Latin Rhythms with ULTIMATE DRUMMING

Really Cool Latin Timbale and Samba patterns
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Students will learn these great sounding Latin rhythms and how to apply them to drum set.
This course teaches both authentic Timbale and Samba patterns.
These Latin rhythms sound fantastic, are really fun to play and will add musical diversity to every students repertoire.
The Latin rhythms taught in this course can be applied to many popular music genres.


  • It is recommended that students study previous ULTIMATE DRUMMING courses and be proficient at counting rhythm.


This course is divided into two sections. Really cool Timbale patterns are applied to the drum set in section 1 and authentic Samba patterns for the set are taught in section 2. These Latin patterns will really enhance students rhythmic comprehension and musical diversity. In modern music, the Latin rhythms have been blended into all styles of music including Rock, Jazz, R&B and Pop. Knowledge of these wonderful rhythmic patterns is a "must have" for every aspiring drummers library.

Who this course is for:

  • These videos are excellent for all skill levels from intermediate to expert.

Course content

3 sections11 lectures51m total length
  • Introduction Latin Genre


Professional Drummer/Percussionist and Educator
Jim McCall
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Internationally acclaimed drummer Jim McCall has performed for millions worldwide. Jim’s lifelong dedication to drumming excellence and the percussive arts energizes audiences with his exceptional skill and talent. Some of Jim's credits include Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Chuck Mangione and performances at the White House with Easy Smith. Other credits include Music Director for Breck Wall’s award winning Vegas production “Bottoms Up,” Music Director for “Club Zulu,” Jon Stewart’s “Legends in Concert” and  Dick Clark’s “American Bandstand.” Jim is also recognized internationally as a music educator and author. His educational works and videos are published all over the world and have reached 1000's of aspiring drummers.

Jim credits his drumming knowledge and level of skill due to his years of study with the great Henry Adler of N.Y. City.  Henry's teachings influenced many of the greats including Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson, Sonny Igoe, Alex Acuna of "Weather Report" fame and world renown teacher Freddie Gruber who taught Neil Pert  Dave Weckl and Peter Erskine to name a few using the Henry Adler technique. All of these great players can be found on youtube.