Download Free PDF If we move the hi hats from standard hi hat drum beats to the ride cymbal, we can then add in stepped hi hat patterns to the drum beats. Patterns 1-5 are widely used. Patterns 6-12 are probably used somewhere, but made up for this sheet Patterns 13-16 are experimental patterns The post 16 Stepped Hi Hat Patterns appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
The Paradiddle. The most popular drum rudiment. So dramatic! Could be the flam actually. I’ll never look at the paradiddle in the same way, after a student asked a sporadic question “who created the paradiddle?”. I replied quickly with “Jerry Paraddidle”. After some chuckles at the name and then the rest of the lesson passing, […] The post Paradiddle Exercises Moving Accents To Toms and Cymbals appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
Breakfast rhythms are great for all primary school ages, and they can be fun for high school and adult ages too to help with the initial barrier of learning the rhythms. By saying the rhythm and seeing it at the same time, you will be associating the sound with how it looks on paper, so […] The post Breakfast Rhythms – Learning to read and play drum fills and snare rhythms appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
For this 2 page snare drum piece there are 3 parts, A B and C. You can split up players into these groups of abilities (C is hardest). Some players could also play all three parts or just 2 parts. Free PDF Download PDF Download: Piece 3 – Snare Drum Sheet Music – Book 2 […] The post Piece 3 – Snare Drum Sheet Music – Book 2 appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
It feels like we’ve all moved on with out lives after Nirvana, and then all of a sudden some kid reminds us what it used to be like listening to In Bloom, by slaying the drums along to the song and then we stick on the albums again! Let us not ever move on too […] The post 2 Minute Snare Drum Warm Up appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
Parts Of A Drumstick (Easy Explainer Guide) So, what are the parts of a drumstick? There are six parts of a drumstick. The tip strikes the drum. The neck is the thinnest point. The taper is where a stick thickens and widens. The shoulder is the thickest end of the taper. The shaft is the […] The post Parts Of A Drumstick (Easy Explainer Guide) appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
The Meinl MPP-12 practice pad is quiet but loud enough that it’s satisfying to play. The rubber surface has some give to it so it’s not like hitting hard plastic. The bounce is realistic and similar to a tightly tuned snare. I bought this pad to use with a youth snare drum group I […] The post The best practice pad I have ever owned: Meinl MPP-12 appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
Here in the UK the schools are still open and it’s business as usual but last night I sent out an email asking if parents would be up for skype lessons and the response has be overwhelmingly positive. I’ve made a rule that a parent or guardian must be there for the lessons. I have […] The post How peripatetic music teachers can keep working if the schools close appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
Hi Everyone – I’m preparing to post some online drum lesson videos in July. The videos will be pre recorded and posted on Youtube and Facebook. Please subscribe to my youtube channel and follow me on Facebook and you’ll see the videos when they are available: Subscribe to TL Music Lessons on Youtube Follow TL […] The post Free Video Lessons Coming Soon appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.
Today I installed a Full Motion PC Monitor Arm to my desk so that I can rotate my PC screen to read sheet music easily. As I have been doing more teaching from home, and also have had more time to practice my instruments, I have been getting increasingly frustrated when reading music, because in […] The post A Full Motion PC Monitor Arm can help you to read sheet music on your computer appeared first on Learn Drums For Free.