Posts in category: Soloing Vocabulary

Nasty Lick 38

Mark Feldman performing with MANCIE

Are you ready? I am about to give you one of my Nastiest of the Nasty Licks!!! Nasty Lick #38 is one of my favorites. It pretty much ALWAYS gets a reaction. Just check out the screams from the audience when I launch into it in the video below. It’s a live video of my […]

How The Hell Do I Learn To Play Drum Solos? Part 1 – Vocabulary and “Drum Solo Sequences”

How to Learn to Play Drum Solos

Introduction | How The Hell Do I Learn To Play Drum Solos? For a long time, learning how to play drum solos always seemed elusive to me. How does one learn to do this? How do you get all these cool drumming ideas to come out of your body and flow? And how do you […]

Chris Coleman Paradiddle Soloing Idea

I’ve been getting into Chris Coleman lately. While watching one of his solos, I noticed him playing something familiar but with a really cool twist. I had never thought of doing what he did, and so I figured I would share it with you. Check out the video. At 3:23, Chris blazes paradiddles phrased as […]

Pattern Control for Drumset: FRLRL as 32nds

Pattern Control is a concept/method I use often to understand drumming ideas I come up with (or steal). I’ve found it very useful, so I want to share the latest drumming pattern I’ve examined using the method. Pattern Control allows you to examine how a sticking or hand/foot idea plays out in a particular subdivision […]