This course is designed for students in band programs and for those wanting to get a solid start to basic drumming. These twenty-six basic Rudiments are the stepping stones toward your future success for the years to come. Throughout this course, you will be provided the resources that will teach you the necessary skills required to begin your successful career!
Let's start with the very Basics:
In this lecture you will have learned how to practice slow-fast-slow and the why behind it, also muscle memory, using your wrist and fingers to play not your arms.
You will learn the Long Roll/Double Stroke Roll, and how to play it easily.
You will learn how to play the 5 Stroke and 7 Stroke rolls.
This lecture will bring you along learning the 6 -9-and 10 Stroke Rolls.
This lecture you will learn the 11-13-15 and 17 Stroke Rolls.
This part of the lectures you will be introduced to the different type of Flams; Flam, Flam Tap, Flam Parradiddle, Swiss Army Triplet.
In this lesson you will learn the various Paradiddles
This lesson contains the rudiments of Ruff / Drag and Drag Taps
In this lesson we will go into the Ratamacues
Summary of all the lessons to this point:
A short piece of music combining all the rudiments covered so far.
Here we will go into:
Bringing it all together:
PDF's you can download and print out for study and playing.
I, Alan am the producer / publisher of this course and take the videos and edit them to Udemy standards. I have put the course together and uploaded them into the final course. I guess you could say I am the tech guy. Your Instructor for this course will be James Cook, who is a professional drummer. James has taught drums in elementary, middle and high school for several years and also gives private lessons. This courses will include the essential fundamentals that will provide you with the foundation that will enable you to advance faster to becoming a great drummer. We believe this approach to learning the drums will help you get to an advanced level faster than most methods. You will have lifetime access to this course and we will be adding to it on a regular schedule. If you follow these instructions we are confident you will be a happy drummer very soon. Here is to your success!
I majored in Music Education at the University of Kentucky and have taught Percussion for more than 30yrs. Some of my former students are currently playing with major symphonies, and teaching in several universities across the United States. Along with teaching in school systems and giving private lessons, I've played in many show productions, and various bands to include jazz trios and recording studios.