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Group Drum Lessons NYC

Imagine. You’ve been taking drum lessons. You come home from work, go to your drum kit and start playing. Your troubles melt away as you get lost in your drumming. Eventually, you look at your watch–you’ve been playing for over an hour! It seemed like just a few minutes since you sat down. And now you feel great! Sound good? That’s what drumming is like!

Our highly acclaimed Absolute Beginners Group Class will teach you, step-by-step, how to play drums even if you’ve never played before.

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The Drumming Blog

12 Beginner Drum Fills

Just Updated with New Video! Experienced drummers are always saying that the groove is the main thing. That's true. Having a great feel when you play beats is non-negotiable, but you still have to be able to play some cool fills when the time is right. One of the most common questions I get … [Read More...]

5 Amazing Paradiddle Based Drum Solo Combinations in 6/8

Newly Revised and Updated! I know this title is a mouthful. But it says what this post is all about. I've been working on some ideas for a solo section in a song where the band plays a vamp in 6/8 and I get to solo over it. The tempo is about 160 bpm. And I want to be able to SHRED this. The … [Read More...]

9 Important Drum Books Available on Kindle

Recently I bought a Kindle. I avoided doing so for a while. But just as I had resisted moving from my massive CD collection to streaming at first, I eventually relented. I can't remember the last time I picked up a CD or played one. I have a lot of books and I started to feel that they were … [Read More...]

15 Exercises To Develop Clave Independence

UPDATE: Video Added! I've been messing with clave independence for a while now. If you're interested in getting into this, be forewarned--it's going to take a lot of time to get this independence to a point where it will be useful. It's pretty difficult. But, as with all drumming stuff, time will … [Read More...]