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Learn beginning beats 05 by thinking about bass

 
Learn beginning beats 05 by thinking about the bass drum in this drum course with Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Drake) and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). This course explores more beginning beats including "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran and "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor to add to the drum beats in your bag of tricks, and focuses on two really cool drum rudiments that you'll use often. While on the subject of bass, we'll closer take look at the bass drum itself to get an idea of what it's capable of. 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: 00:03:15
Learn to play "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Beginning Beats drum series by teaching a more complex drum beat played in this hit song. Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series designed to teach you the basics of playing drums.Each drum lesson 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: 00:03:13
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: 00:11:26
Learn all about the bass drum. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) discusses the biggest, baddest drum in the kit, the bass drum, or the mother drum. The bass drum is one of the most important elements in modern music and there are many variables that affect the sound. Dylan explains some of the history and the evolution of the bass drum and discusses 5 variables that change the bass drum sound in this drum lesson. He goes over drum size, muffling techniques, drum head configurations, beater type, and the physical hitting of the drum with the drum pedal.This drum tutorial is part of the drum toolkit and is just one of many 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: 00:09:05
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explains how to understand the speed of music through the concept of tempo. Tempo is the rate at which a piece of music is played, but is independent of rhythm. Matt explains and demonstrates this challenging subject. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online. 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: 00:03:28
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: 00:06:02
Learn to play "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Beginning Beats drum series by teaching a two measure drum beat on this hit song. 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 lesson 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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