Music Lessons Every Drummer Should Know - Tips & Tricks To Take Your Drumming To The Next Level - Includes Free Metronome!
What You'll Get...
40 Drum Rudiments
Drum rudiments are arguably one of the most important things a drummer should learn. It will not only improve your speed and accuracy it will make you a better technical drummer. DRUM BASICS includes all the rudiments in order from easiest to hardest so you won't move on to the next one 'til you've mastered the one before... they build upon one another in an easy to follow lesson.
Basic Drum Lessons
Ok, just like anything you want to do well, you need to learn the basics. But, don't worry DRUM BASICS is fun, not boring! In these lessons, you will learn the basic fundamentals of how to use your hands and feet, and there are jam tracks included for you to practice along with.
Drum Beats & Jam Tracks
Drum Basics features several jam tracks for you to play along with. Each drum beat includes the audio and tab notation so you can hear and see each groove. And, once again, these beats are in order of difficulty, starting with the easier beats and finishing with the harder beats... this linear type of learning is essential when learning the basics of drumming.
Every good drummer practices, and if they tell you otherwise, they're lying. But, what really makes a great drummer is how they practice. Knowing the right way to practice will improve your drum playing fast. DRUM BASICS teaches you how to practice the right way and offers brilliant suggestions on how to develop your weaker limb.
How to Build a Make-Shift Drum Kit
It can be really tough being a drummer as it is very hard to find a place where you can practice. But, if you want to be a great drummer, you have to practice and it's not exactly cheap to rent out a studio space. With this in mind, DRUM BASICS suggests a great way for you to make your own kit with stuff you already have around the house. Plus, you'll find out some excellent ways to sound proof a room, so you can jam, even if your neighbors are home.
Setting Up Your Drums
In order to play the drums well, you need to feel comfortable. It's like driving car... you need to adjust the seat, mirrors, etc. so that you can drive well, and if you don't, well it could be catastrophic. Same with the drums, if you don't set them up properly for yourself, then you're not going to play well. DRUM BASICS teaches you the basics of how to set up your drums in an easy to follow step-by-step method.
Tuning Your Drums
Tuning any instrument is very important and there is no exception with the drums. There are several ways to tune your drums but there are a few basic rules to follow and DRUM BASICS makes this easy for you by walking you through tuning each drum. It even includes simple diagrams you can use as a reference. Plus, you will discover some really neat tips on household items you can use to keep the snare from rattling, how to muffle the bass drum and how to get less ringing from your cymbals.