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Prepare to play the advanced song Chameleon Part 1 by Herbie Hancock

 
Prepare how to play the advanced song Chameleon Part 1 by Herbie Hancock on the drums in this course with drum teacher Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). The lessons in this course include a review of all of the preparatory exercises needed to handle the drum transcriptions for this advanced song. Make sure you are comfortable with these concepts before moving on. 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: 00:04:12
Learn stick control and how to play flams on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), teaches you about flams. Matt explains what a flam is, how to play them, what they should sound like and how to practice them. Matt explains the difference between right handed flams and left handed flams. He also discuss techniques to develop a good sounding flam. 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: 00:02:36
Learn stick control and how to play a paradiddle on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) shows you another drum rudiment, the paradiddle. Matt explains what strokes make up a paradiddle and how you play paradiddles 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: 00:05:09
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: 00:03:13
Learn stick control and how to play the ruff on drums. Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) teaches this drum rudiment, the ruff, also known as the drag. Matt explains how the ruff differs from the flam and demonstrates how the low hand, the grace note, plays two notes that sound like one beat. The trick with this rudiment is compressing those notes to achieve this result. Matt demonstrates how to do this and offers tips to practice it. 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: 00:09:26
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to count, feel, read, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction to the eighth note, sixteenth note, thirty-second note which are all subdivisions of the beat. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:11:57
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to recognize, count, feel, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction to dotted rhythms. Matt explains what a dotted note does and describes what it looks like. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:14:41
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to recognize, count, feel, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction to common rhythms part 3 using eighth notes, dotted eighth notes, and sixteenth notes. Matt demonstrates various common rhythms by counting the beat and clapping the rhythm using the 1|4 time signature. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:09
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). Matt talks about syncopation, or playing off the beat. Matt explains how some beats are stronger and others are weaker and discusses how playing on the off beat or the up beat adds a sense of tension and release. Matt describes which notes comprise the back beat and the importance of the backbeat to several genres of music. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:12:24
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explores ways to manipulate the triplets to make interesting rhythms with the introduction to common eighth note triplet rhythms. He demonstrates several examples including broken triplets, swing rhythm, flip flop rhythm, and more. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:17:06
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explores ways to manipulate the triplets to make interesting rhythms with the introduction to common sixteenth (16th) note triplet rhythms. He demonstrates several ways to count and write sixteenth triplets and provides examples. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:05:09
Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt delves into the rhythm known as clave, named for the instrument that it is played on, the claves. Matt discusses this rhythm because it provides an opportunity to explore beats of different length. This music theory lesson is just one of many on demand video tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:07:20
Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt explores the concept of polyrhythms, combining or superimposing one rhythm or meter onto another. Matt provides musical examples of these counter rhythms and gives mnemonic devices to remember these specific polyrhythms. This music theory lesson is just one of many on demand video tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 
 
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