Learn Rock & Pop Drum Kit - Beginner

Course Details

This course aims to teach a complete beginner in music, to play the drum kit up to an intermediate standard. You will learn a wide variety of pop and rock grooves and fills and gain a good knowledge in rhythm notation.

Course Instructor: Brendan Bache

  • Drums

  • Beginner

  • 44 Lessons

  • 14+ Hours of Video

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Setting up a drum kit
  • Quarter, eighth and sixteenth note grooves
  • Rudiments and fills
  • Backbeat variations
  • Bass drum independence

WHO IT’S FOR:

Complete or early beginners with a desire to pick up the drums.

Course Content

Module 1:

Knowing Your Instrument

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Kit selection
  • Lesson 2 – Kit set up
  • Lesson 3 – Tuning
  • Lesson 4 – Stick selection
  • Lesson 5 – Practice

Module 2:

The First Steps

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Quarter note groove
  • Lesson 2 – The fill
  • Lesson 3 – Eighth note groove
  • Lesson 4 – Rudiments 1
  • Lesson 5 – Musical form
  • Lesson 6 – Your Body Is A Wonderland by John Mayer

Module 3:

Bass Drum 8th Notes

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Bass Drum 8ths
  • Lesson 2 – More Permutations
  • Lesson 3 – 16th Note Fills
  • Lesson 4 – Longer Phrases
  • Lesson 5 – Musical Example
  • Lesson 6 – Every Breath You Take by The Police

Module 4:

The Left Foot

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Why The Left Foot?
  • Lesson 2 – 8th Note Groove With Left Foot
  • Lesson 3 –Open Hi Hat
  • Lesson 4 – Open Hi Hat 2
  • Lesson 5 – Rudiment Coordination
  • Lesson 6 – Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars

Module 5:

Backbeat Variations, Stylistic Studies

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Rock n' Roll Backbeat
  • Lesson 2 – Hip Hop Backbeat Variation
  • Lesson 3 – Funky Delayed Backbeat
  • Lesson 4 – Motown/Soul Backbeat Variation
  • Lesson 5 – The 6/8 Ballad
  • Lesson 6  –We Are The Champions

Module 6:

16th Note Grooves

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Snare Drum 16ths 1
  • Lesson 2 – Snare Drum 16ths Bass Drum Permutations
  • Lesson 3 – Snare Drum 16th Combinations
  • Lesson 4 – Subdividing Grooves in 16ths
  • Lesson 5 – Rudiments 3: The Paradiddle
  • Lesson 6 – Fool's Gold

Module 7:

16th and 8th Note Bass Drum Independence

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Bass Drum 8ths Over 1/4 Notes
  • Lesson 2 – Bass Drum 16ths 1: 4 Permutations
  • Lesson 3 –Bass Drum 16ths 2: Combinations
  • Lesson 4 – Rudiments 4: The Double and Triple Paradiddle
  • Lesson 5 – Bass Drum 16ths 3: Hi Hat 16ths
  • Lesson 6 – Bass Drum 16ths 4: Tying It All Up

Module 8:

Making it Musical

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Articulation
  • Lesson 2 – Band Hits
  • Lesson 3 – Rudiments 5: Flams and Drags
  • Lesson 4 – Bass and Snare 16ths Combination

Song Module:

Rock and Pop Drum Songs

Lessons:

  • Your Body Is A Wonderland by John Mayer
  • Every Breath You Take by The Police
  • Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars
  • We Are The Champions
  • Fool's Gold

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