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Focus on equipment with the history and setup of the drum kit

 
The drum lessons in this course focus on the equipment with the history and setup of the drum kit. Your drum teacher, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake), introduces you to the drums and demonstrates how to set up the foundation of your drum kit, add in tom toms and cymbals, and even discusses how to adjust for a left handed drummer. 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: 00:04:57
Learn the basics of the drum set in the Intro to Drums Part 1. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains the evolution of the modern drum kit and discusses the basic elements that make up the drum set including the snare drum, the bass drum (or kick drum), and the hi hat cymbals.This drum lesson is part of the drum toolkit and is just one of many 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: 00:06:20
Learn the additional elements of the drum set in the Intro to Drums Part 2. Drummers have always looked to expand the drum kit, to find new things to hit and to make new sounds. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you the additional elements that make up the modern drum kit and the purpose of these including the toms (tom-toms), ride cymbal and the crash cymbal.This drum lesson is part of the drum toolkit and is just one of many 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: 00:04:53
Learn how to set up your drum kit. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you the basics of setting up your drum kit including your throne, bass drum, snare drum, and hi hat cymbals. Dylan offers practical techniques for proper body positioning and then for discusses how and where to place the drums and cymbals for comfortable playing.Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:05:47
Learn how to set up your drum kit. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues showing you how to set up your drum set adding in the tom-toms. Dylan shows you how to add a rack tom or mounted tom and a floor tom and offers practical techniques for proper body positioning and then discusses how and where to place the drums for comfortable playing and proper drum maintenance.Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:51
Learn how to set up your drum kit. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues showing you how to set up your drum set adding in the cymbals. Dylan shows you how to add a ride cymbal, the ride cymbal bell and crash cymbals and offers practical techniques for proper body positioning and then discusses how and where to place the drums for comfortable playing and proper drum maintenance.Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:41
Learn how to set up your drum kit for the left-handed drummer. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), a lefty himself, explains three options for lefties when setting up the drum set. Dylan also explains what other famous left-handed drummers do including Ringo Starr, Travis Barker, Billy Cobham, Ilan Rubin, Carter Beauford, Phil Collins, Joey Waronker, and Eric Deggans and how it affects their playing. Dylan offers practical techniques for proper body positioning and then discusses how and where to place the drums for comfortable playing.Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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