The Music Coach Online Drum Lesson Program

Learn To Play The Drums In Just 30 Minutes Per Week! Practice Videos Included.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This is the perfect place to start for beginner drummers! Take all the guess work out of how and what to practice. This program comes with specially designed practice videos for each lesson.

Learn To Play The Drums Quickly And Easily Using The Music Coach Learning System.

-Learn the basics of how music works with fun easy to understand animated videos.

-Use a proven system to take all the guess work out of what to practice.

-Gain the confidence to play your drums with others.

-Enjoy learning at a pace that is right for you.

Start Playing And Creating Music To Express Your Musical Self

You will learn everything you need to know about the drums, from how to put it together and make your first sound, to how to play the drums in a band! This course also focuses on how to express yourself through music by teaching beginner improvisation (soloing). The goal of The Music Coach Drum Program is for you to fully express who you are through the instrument.

Content and Overview

I designed this program to help you begin your musical journey on the drums in the most efficient and fun way. This program is suitable for anyone who has a desire to play and has a working drums. There are over 2.5 hours of video lessons and practice videos.

The layout of the course uses a simple format:

-1 lesson video that explains a new concept/technique,

-1 practice video that has voice overs and graphics to help you play along with the teacher on the screen in "real time".

There are twelve sets of lessons and practice videos that help you learn melody, rhythm, harmony, and improvising. This program also contains a "Jam Room" with a virtual band that you can play along with at different speeds. As an added bonus there are also five music theory made easy animated videos that explain the basic building blocks of music.

At the end of this course you will have the confidence to play the drums both on your own and with others in different musical situations.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need an drum kit to play

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play the drums in a group setting
  • Play drum fills and different patterns

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for complete beginners. You don't need any prior experience with the drums or music to get started

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to the program
03:21

Learn how to use this course, and basic music theory

04:21

Learn the 4 essential elements to making music on any instrument 

23:35

Learn what types of drums, sticks, cases, stands and more that you can use.  This video also talks about the pros and cons of renting and buying your first drum set

01:43

Learn the basics of how the musical alphabet works

00:43

Learn what melody is in music

02:18

Learn how rhythm works in music

04:32

Learn how harmony and chords are used in music

Section 2: Week 1 Lesson:
04:45

Learn how to hold your sticks and where to place your feet.  Also learn what all the drum names are

04:19

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 3: Week 2 Lesson:
02:28

Learn how to use your feet on the drum kit

03:37

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 4: Week 3 Lesson:
03:03

Learn your first rock drum pattern

03:41

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 5: Week 4 Lesson:
03:04

Learn your first drum fill

05:06

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 6: Week 5 Lesson:
02:50

Learn to play the rock pattern in the open position

03:10

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 7: Week 6 Lesson:
03:32

Learn your first kick drum variation 

04:14

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 8: Week 7 Lesson:
02:41

Learn how to change from eight to quarter notes with you hands while keeping your feet moving in time

03:36

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 9: Week 8 Lesson:
03:20

Learn how move quarter and eight notes around the drum kit

03:50

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 10: Week 9 Lesson:
03:38

Learn how to play a second drum fill


06:10

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 11: Week 10 Lesson:
02:53

Learn how to place your drum fills in the correct place in the arrangement

03:31

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 12: Week 11 Lesson:
02:23

Learn how to play the stop that connects to two different sections of the song

04:34

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 13: Week 12 Lesson:
02:28

Learn how to take your first steps into taking a solo

04:51

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 14: Jam Room
04:54

Practice the song at a slow tempo with a virtual band

03:45

Practice the song at a medium tempo with a virtual band

03:04

Practice the song at a fast tempo with a virtual band

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Instructor Biography

Todd Porter, Professional Music Educator

Multi-instrumentalist Todd Porter has been teaching music on several instruments for the past 15 years. In addition to teaching private lessons and workshops he is the horn section leader and arranger for the Bonified Truth, which backs up 2008 Toronto Blues Society winner Scott McCord (nominated for a 2010 Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist). He also leads The River Pilots, whose debut album reached the top 10 on the Canadian College radio Jazz charts in 2008 and was nominated for best World Music Song, and Best Country Music Song at the 2008 Ontario Independent music awards. The River Pilots Debut album was also featured on CBC Radio One shows, Disc Drive, Sunday Edition, and Fresh Air. Todd was a member of Toronto based Afro Funk group Mr. Something Something, where he toured Canada for two years (2004-2006) in support of their second album “The Edge”, which was nominated for a 2007 Juno award for best World music album

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