Introduction to the SIX-STROKE ROLL

The usefulness of the popular rudiment known as "SIX-STROKE ROLL" cannot but be over-emphasized in the rudiment family.The six-stroke roll is a combination of the R and L basically.We will be infusing more at the next lesson showing how to incorporate the Kick(K).Meanwhile, for a start we are focusing on R and L.The six-stroke roll is basically written/played in...

DRUMMERS NULL FACTS 4

SHED/COMPETITIONLooool...The struggle with this one is Real!I mean....even you can relate na... .As drummers, we have come to believe over time and wildly so, that a Drum Shed is a Competition.Matter of Fact we can be looking at a post that says Drum Shed! Drum Shed! and our brains would be reading it as Drum Off!! Drum Off!! .No...

Rudiments (i)

Single stroke A stroke performs a single percussive note. There are four basic single strokes. double stroke A double stroke consists of two single strokes played by the same hand (either RRorLL). diddle A diddle is a double stroke played at the current prevailing speed of the piece. For example,if a sixteenth-note passage is being played then any diddles...

YES! You Can Play Drum Fills Like a Pro |101

Have you ever wondered how Great Drummers such as Aaron Spear sound so entertaining and professional? It might shock you to know that your application of Drum fills is very important as a Drummer. This lesson is for all level (beginner, intermediate and advanced).We have been discussing rudiments and its application. Now, we will be discussing about a very important...

GETTING AND DETERMINING YOUR TONE AS A DRUMMER 2

Hi Guys,In continuation to the previous post about "Getting and Determining your Tone as a Drummer"We only listed the 6 ways and not defined and went into details .In this lesson we will talk more about each point.Now, Technique: this has to do with a HOW something is being done. Which implies that how you hit the drums when...

Who Else Wants To Stop Practicing Wrongly?i

Hello everyone, It has been a really long time and I am sorry about that.I have spent quite a number of years playing the Piano, for more than half of these years I have been practicing wrongly which in turn greatly affected me. This series is not only limited to pianist, every other musicians will gain greatly from thisPlease...

Introduction to Rudiments

In this lesson which is just an introduction, we will be looking the first 5 rudiments that are highly recommended for any drummer. Firstly, we must understand that in any given field of profession the starter or introductory class is always the best place to start which one will never stop using in that career, profession, hobby or what...

GETTING AND DETERMINING YOUR TONE AS A DRUMMER (1)

 (N.B: Every definition or terms used in this material is an intellectual property of Otitoju Olumide. Meanwhile any other external intellectual property or knowledge if used will be referenced). There have been questions raised at different levels concerning certain things about the drum and her drummers which “Getting and determining the TONE is a major concern for Drummers who want...

INTRODUCTION TO RUDIMENTS: The “GREAT” PARADIDDLE

The paraddidle is said to have been the most widely populated RUDIMENT of all time.Why? Simply because it has played a major part and been used and can be used to express a whole lot.Thats why in this lesson, we call it the Great paradidlle. You can read the previous posts here.The PARADIDDLE is a 4 note long sticking...

Advanced Linear Tri-p-let Fill

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This lesson is a simple advanced drum lesson for those who practically understand how triplets function. In this video lesson, we will infusing the use of the triplet in combination with the kick drum and  our floor Tom.The stickings are below:RLR KK RL KK RLR (Lk)RL (Lk)RL (Lk)RL (Lk)RLKThey are all lines up together simply because it's a Linear Fill.Remember,...

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