Lesson 10: A Fresh Approach to the Drumset

$2.99 — $4.99
Available Formats:

This lesson covers Quarter Note Ride Patterns, Independence, Style Essential: Two Beat, 3 New Stroke Styles, Time Check.

The “Video Only” option includes:
Video Lesson 10A: Quarter Note Ride Patterns (2 min, 37 sec)
Video Lesson 10B: Independence (1 min, 16 sec)
Video Lesson 10C: “Two Bits” Play-along Tracks (4 min, 32 sec)
Video Lesson 10D: New Stroke Styles (5 min, 34 sec)
Video Lesson 10E: Time Check (1 min, 51 sec)

Total File Size: 466 megabytes

The “Video + Audio + PDF” option includes:
The video lesson files listed above, plus a printable PDF of the lesson from “A Fresh Approach to the Drumset”, 24 Sticking Patterns, Music Notation Reference Charts, Notation Key, the 40 Essential Rudiments, Glossary of terms and 20+ mp3 audio play-along files for this lesson.

Total File Size: 485 megabytes


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In most cases, the included PDF will not only include the 2 pages specific to the lesson that you purchased, but may include supplemental pages that are specific to the material covered. These pages may include additional music reading material, sticking exercises, accent patterns, rudiments and glossary.


If you purchased the package that includes the PDF+audio files from “A Fresh Approach to the Drumset”, this folder will also include a sub-folder which includes play-along audio files.


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