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Learn rhythm section songs and concepts

 
Learn rhythm section songs and concepts in this course at Music School Online. Once you have explored the lessons in the first rhythm section course, you will be ready to move onto the main lessons. The lessons in this course feature both Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), your drum and bass instructors, playing through some of the biggest hits and digging into what makes them so groovy and catchy. You'll also find lessons that dissect specific styles (like the "Reggae Grooves" series), teaching you and your bandmates to play authentically in style. These lessons go beyond the notes on the paper, focusing on tempo, groove, feel, locking in, laying back, sound & style, and more! Music School Online offers individual, on demand drum, bass, and rhythm section tutorials and courses for you to learn how to play the drums and bass at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:24:05
In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) continue their discussion around what is the job of the rhythm section. They focus on explaining the individual roles of both the drummer and the bass player and provide more specifics on how the two instruments work together.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how to play drums and bass together to create and lock in the beat, set the tempo of the song, and get the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:12:26
Learn to play the rhythm section on "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) explore how to create the sound of this smash record in a live environment by emulating the drum part originally created on a drum machine and the bass part first created on a synthesizer and they offer great playing techniques.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:19:42
Learn to play the rhythm section on "Rude" by Magic!. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss the pop reggae groove and how the drums and bass fit together on this song. They demonstrate the difference between traditional reggae and pop reggae.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:23:41
Explore reggae grooves part 1 from the 60's and 70's. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss the roots of reggae, when it was known as ska music, and demonstrate these early grooves on the drums and bass. They also discuss the playing techniques used.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:25:28
Explore reggae grooves part 2 from the 80's and 90's. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) continue their discussion on the roots of reggae. They talk about the progression of reggae from mostly live instruments to when other influences like synthesizers, drum machines, rap music, and dub production enter the scene and change the sound. Dylan & Antar dissect the rhythm section on 3 tunes and discuss playing techniques.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:19:12
Learn to play the rhythm section on "Classic" by MKTO. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss the rhythmic aspect of this song and demonstrate the drum and bass parts and how they fit together. They explain the layering parts and the techniques used to create the laid back feel of the song.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:24:52
Learn to play the rhythm section on "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) explore the interplay between the drums and the bass and how they work together. They discuss each of the instrument's playing techniques and the complimentary parts each one plays to create excellent forward momentum throughout the song.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create an awesome rhythm section.
 
 
 
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