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Group Drum Lessons NYC

Imagine. You’ve been taking drum lessons. You come home from work, go to your practice pad 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, 4-week Absolute Beginners Group Class will teach you, step-by-step, how to play drums even if you’ve never played before.

These classes are now being taught using Zoom, so you can take them from anywhere!

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The Drumming Blog

5 Killer Gadd Licks Two

Hey There! Welcome to the second installment of 5 Killer Gadd licks. In this online video drum lesson, we’re going to show you how to play one of Steve’s signature licks. The first time I heard Gadd play this was in the groove on Tom Scott’s song “Dirty Old Man.” It knocked me out. When […]

Advanced Drumming Independence: the “1e-a2-and-a” Cymbal Ostinato, Part One

One of the magical things about playing a musical instrument is that the possibilities are endless. That certainly seems to be true when it comes to drumming. Developing independence against a cymbal pattern that goes over the barline is just one idea that I’ve been working on that makes me feel that drumming and music […]

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 from […]

5 Killer Gadd Licks Part One

This marks the debut of a new video series: 5 Killer Gadd Licks. The first of the five is something I call “The Three Beat Triplet Flow.” It comes from an Elvin-ish jazz phrase that I’ve heard Gadd play. He applies the idea to funk in his playing and that is the focus of this […]