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Learn beginning songs 01 on drums starting with Uptown Funk

 
Congratulations! If you've followed along with all the drum courses so far, you're ready to play your first full song, "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars. This course features a review of all the individual elements featured in the song including counting, flams, the basic beat, and fills, so make sure you are up to speed before you begin the "Uptown Funk" lesson. Then, download the sheet music to the song, watch the video tutorial, and start drumming! Music School Online offers individual, on demand drum tutorials and drum courses for you to learn how to play drums at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:06:31
Learn to play "No One" by Alicia Keys on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you how to play this song which features the four on the floor bass drum pattern. This pattern is also referred to as the disco beat or house beat and is the prominent drum beat in so many songs. This lesson is part of the Beginning Beats drum series designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element of drumming to challenge you as you become a better drummer.Be sure to check out all the lessons in this series and other on demand video tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:10
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 of musical ties, those small curved lines connecting notes, and their function. Matt focuses on when, how, and why to use ties in music notation and shows you 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, 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: 00:11:38
Learn how to play working drum fills part 1 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) teaches you basic drum fills and demonstrates simple one beat fill ideas which is often all that a drummer needs to play.This drum lesson is for the beginner level drummer and is just one of many on demand video 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 to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
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: 00:12:06
Learn to play "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 1 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you the drum parts on this smash hit which is a great beginner drum lesson. This drum lesson is part 1 in a two part series and is for the beginner level drummer.Be sure to check out Part 2 as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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