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Learn intermediate beats 06 with ghost notes

 
Learn intermediate beats 06 with ghost notes in this course with drum teachers Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). The lessons in this course center around ghost notes, which are not as scary as they sound! Matt reviews the four basic strokes on the snare drum and teaches you the five, seven and nine stroke rolls. Then, Dylan teaches you the beats to "The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars and teaches you your first James Brown drum beat to "Make It Funky." 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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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: 00:03:28
Learn stick control and the five (5) stroke roll on drums. Your instructor, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), demonstrates the five stroke roll which is a short roll with a distinct beginning and end, as it is only five notes long. Matt explains the pattern variations and takes you through an exercise to get you familiar with this drum pattern 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 drum 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: 00:05:59
Learn to play "The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series switching gears to teach you how to play ghost notes. Don't worry though, they are not scary. This song is a great example of when the snare drum beats fit in between the cracks on the hi hats beats.Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:07:16
Learn stick control and the seven (7) stroke roll on drums. Your instructor, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), demonstrates the seven stroke roll which builds on the five stroke roll with an added double. The seven stroke roll is more challenging to alternate the sticking because it starts and ends on different hands. Be sure to practice both ways evenly and equally. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other rudiment stick control drum 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: 00:04:45
Learn stick control and the nine (9) stroke roll on drums. Your instructor, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), demonstrates the nine stroke roll which builds on the previous stroke rolls and consists of four pairs of double strokes and one single. The nine stroke roll begins and ends on the same hand making alternate sticking easier. Be sure to practice both ways evenly and equally. Remember, if you can't control your sticks, you can't control your drums!Be sure to check out the other rudiment stick control drum 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: 00:06:23
Learn to play "Make It Funky" by James Brown on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum delving further into how to play ghost notes on the snare drum. Studying old James Brown drum beats will give you a much better understanding of current pop and urban music. Dylan focuses on the ghost part of the ghost notes playing an accent beat on the second and fourth beat with the other notes being very quiet.Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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