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Learn intermediate hand techniques for drummers

 
Learn intermediate hand techniques for drummers in this course with drum teacher Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). The lessons in this course focus on stick control and standard drum rudiments including accents and paradiddle variations plus ratamacue. These lessons will get your hands into shape! Music School Online offers individual, on demand drum lessons and drum courses for you to learn how to play drums at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Intermediate
 
 

 
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Duration: 00:05:17
Learn stick control and the four (4) basic strokes of drumming. Your instructor, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), demonstrates the full stroke, the downstroke, the tap, and the upstroke and explains when and how to play these. Matt takes you through an exercise to get you familiar with these strokes and using them together. These are essential for bringing your accent studies to the next level. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other Stick Control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:07:32
Learn stick control and playing accent notes on drums. Your instructor, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), builds on the four basic strokes of drumming that you learned in a previous lesson by adding in accent notes. Matt shows you several accent note exercises for you to practice variations. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other Stick Control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:05:09
Learn stick control and how to find the paradiddle natural accent on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) discusses the natural accent that occurs when playing a paradiddle. This natural accent allows you to improve the flow when playing paradiddles and introduces fluidity to your playing. Matt demonstrates how to practice them with increasing speed. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other Stick Control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:04:22
Learn stick control and how to play a double paradiddle, or a para paradiddle, on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) builds on the paradidddle exercise and adds a new drum rudiment, the double paradiddle. Matt explains what strokes make up a double paradiddle and how you play double paradiddles with increasing and decreasing speed, and where to accent the strokes. Matt also shows you how to play the paradiddle rhythm with just one hand. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other Stick Control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:05:46
Learn stick control and how to play a paradiddle-diddle on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) shows you another drum rudiment, the paradiddle-diddle. Matt explains what strokes make up a paradiddle-diddle, where the accent is, and how to play them with increasing and decreasing speed. This is another rudiment that loops on itself beginning and ending on the same hand. Be sure to practice both ways, starting on both the left hand and the right hand, evenly and equally. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other Stick Control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:04:06
Learn stick control and how to play a flam tap on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), continues your lessons on flams by teaching you to play the flam tap which is simply a flam with a short tap added. He shows you the right handed and left handed flam tap variations and, once again, stresses the need to keep a nice, consistent sound. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other stick control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:04:41
Learn stick control and how to play a flam accent on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) continues your lessons on flams by teaching you to play the flam accent which is a flam tap with an extra tap alternating hands. It is a three note rudiment. Matt demonstrates an exercise to play these with increasing and decreasing speed. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other stick control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:03:59
Learn stick control and how to play the swiss army triplet on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) teaches this drum rudiment which is very similar to the flam accent. The mere difference is the sticking. Matt explains what drum strokes make up swiss army triplet and demonstrates how play them. This rudiment requires practicing beginning with both the left and the right hands. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other stick control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:04:59
Learn stick control and how to play the pataflafla on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) teaches another of the 26 official drum rudiments, the pataflafla. Matt points out how this rudiment sounds like the name with 2 taps and then 2 flams. Matt discusses the most common ways drummers play the pataflafla and offers suggestions on the best ways to practice. This is another rudiment that requires practice with both your left and right hands. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other stick control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:02:56
Learn stick control and how to play the ratamacue on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) teaches another drum rudiment, the ratamacue. Matt explains what drum strokes make up the ratamacue and how to play it and explains how it fits into the beat. This rudiment alternates hands so you do not have to go through it twice. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other stick control lessons and the other drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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