In this short video lesson, supplied by Drum Guru and Hudson Music, August 2015 cover artist, Antonio Sanchez, shares his favorite exercise for developing complete creative freedom with the left hand in a Brazilian samba style….
Click here to check out Strictly Technique columnist Bill Bachman’s video lesson to accomany his article on pataflafla hemiolas from the August 2015 issue.
Click here to check out Rock Perspectives columnist Aaron Edgar’s video lesson based on the second part of his “Progressive Drumming Essentials” series, which covers polyrhythms.
The sticking used in these exercises, RLL, is very popular in funk/fusion playing styles. The hands are split between the snare and the hi-hat. Click to check out a video demo.
Click here to check out a video demo of the exercises in Rich Redmond’s Basics article from the July 2015 issue, which covers the powerful sound of a snare/floor tom unison followed by a kick drum.
Click here to check out the video supplement to Mike Johnston’s “Grooving in Form, Part 1″ article that appears in the July 2015 issue.
Click here to check out a video supplement to Bill Bachman’s Strictly Technique article, “Flowing Groupings and Fill-Ins Exercises for Increased Single-Stroke Control,” from the July 2015 issue.
Click here to check out a video lesson to accompany the first part in our year-long series on progressive drumming essentials. Part 1 covers odd-time signature basics.
Click to check out the video supplement for the third and final article in our Jazz Drummer’s Workshop series on creating Elvin Jones–style triplet fills.
We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team if they felt that it’s important for drummers to learn to play other instruments (piano, bass, guitar, etc.), or should they focus on honing their craft at the kit exclusively? Here’s what they had to say….