Sample Pack 1

May 27th, 2015

This is the Free Sampler pack! using this pack you will learn grooves in rock drumming. Includes lessons from drum superstars Steve Smith, Chad Smith, Mike Portnoy, Steve Gadd and more!

Sample Pack 2

This free sample pack features a wide range of concepts from on drumming topics such as odd meters, R&B/gospel/pop fill concepts, odd groupings applied to funk, rudiments, and warm-ups, and a classic “ancient style” snare drum solo.

Zildjian American Achievement Award Bios

January 10th, 2014

This pack features bios of drumming greats Louie Bellson, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, and Max Roach, produced for the American Drummer Achievement Awards sponsored by Zildjian in 1998. Recommended viewing for all ages, ability levels, and styles of drummers!

Beginner Rock Fill Pack 1

November 30th, 2012

In this pack you will learn a series of useful, easy rock drum fills. These fills can be used in many different types of songs and situations. Your teachers will be Joe Bergamini, Mike Sorrentino and drum superstar Steve Smith!

Beginner Rock Fill Pack 2

In this pack you will learn a series of useful, easy rock drum fills. These fills can be used in many different types of songs and situations. Your teachers will be Mike Sorrentino and drum superstar Steve Smith!

Beginner Rock Groove Pack 1

In this pack you will learn the most important basic grooves in rock drumming. These grooves have been played on hundreds of hit recordings over the years. Grooves include straight rock grooves and shuffled/swung rock grooves. Includes a lesson from drum superstar Steve Smith!

Beginner Rock Groove Pack 2

In Beginner Rock Groove Pack 2 you will learn several more important basic grooves in rock drumming, and some interesting bonus concepts as well. Your teachers will be Joe Bergamini and drum superstar Mike Portnoy, who will give you an overview and introduction to double bass drumming!

Beginner Rock Groove Pack 3

In Beginner Rock Groove Pack 3 you will learn several more important basic grooves in rock drumming. The main focus of this pack is an overview of the modern rock shuffle and its development, taught to you by drumming legend Steve Smith (Journey). There are also 2 lessons from Drum Guru instructor Joe Bergamini

Beginner Rock Groove Pack 4

In Beginner Rock Groove Pack 4 you will learn a variety of concepts to expand your basic rock vocabulary on the drums. You will learn some classic concepts from Drum Guru instructors Mike Sorrentino and Joe Bergamini, as well as a classic Journey groove from Steve Smith, and a lesson on getting creative with your grooves from Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)!

7/8 Fill Pack

October 10th, 2014

Joe Bergamini shows you a group of useful fills in 7/8 time. These ideas can be coupled with all the grooves in Joe’s 7/8 Groove Pack. This pack can be studied after Joe’s Rock Independence, Basic Rock, and Classic Rock packs.

7/8 Groove Pack

In this pack, Joe Bergamini shows you various grooves in 7/8 time, including ideas from Neil Peart and Phil Collins, as well as more basic ideas. This pack can be studied after Joe’s Rock Independence, Basic Rock, and Classic Rock packs.

Rock Independence Pack 1

June 5th, 2014

Part 1 of 3: In this series of packs, Joe Bergamini teaches the basics of rock Independence. These are the building blocks of your essential groove vocabulary in all rock and R&B styles.

Rock Independence Pack 2

June 6th, 2014

Part 2 of 3: In this series of packs, Joe Bergamini teaches the basics of rock Independence. These are the building blocks of your essential groove vocabulary in all rock and R&B styles.

Rock Independence Pack 3

Part 3 of 3: In this series of packs, Joe Bergamini teaches the basics of rock Independence. These are the building blocks of your essential groove vocabulary in all rock and R&B styles.

The Inside Track

November 15th, 2017

Full, unedited replay from Gregg Bissonette’s The Inside Track live clinic event!

Double Bass Crash Course Pack

August 18th, 2014

Double bass expert Jason Bittner presents a series of lessons designed to create a musically useful introduction to double bass playing in rock and metal drumming.

Foot Technique Pack

November 10th, 2014

In this pack John Blackwell shows you the secrets of his incredible bass drum technique, including exercises to build your speed, power and control.

R&B Groove Pack 1

July 15th, 2014

Groove and technique master John Blackwell demonstrates killer grooves from famous artists he has worked with and his influences.

Developing and Using Single Strokes

November 12th, 2014

Gergo Borlai shares interesting and creative ways to develop your single strokes and apply them in fill, solo and groove ideas.

Singles and Double Bass Ostinato and Licks

December 9th, 2014

Gergo Borlai teaches you a cool double bass drum ostinato and several blazing single-stroke hand and foot licks in this pack.

Creative Groove Concepts

September 27th, 2013

Gergo Borlai shares several exciting concepts that will add creative spice to your grooves. Includes mixed stickings and polyrhythms.

Creative Chops Pack

Gergo Borlai teaches you exciting and creative paradiddle-diddle stickings that can be used as licks, fills, grooves, and solos.

Classic Steve Gadd Grooves & Fills Pack 2

March 30th, 2017

Italian drummer and Gadd scholar Mauro Cau presents an in depth analysis of some of Steve Gadd’s signature recorded concepts. A detailed demonstration at three different speeds accompanies each lesson. Note-for-note Gadd video lessons with transcriptions!

Classic Steve Gadd Grooves & Fills Pack 1

March 23rd, 2017

Italian drummer and Gadd scholar Mauro Cau presents an in depth analysis of some of Steve Gadd’s signature recorded concepts. A detailed demonstration at three different speeds accompanies each lesson. Note-for-note Gadd video lessons with transcriptions!

Developing Swinging Grooves

February 14th, 2018

A unique and fun approach to improving your swing feel in various subdivisions, and using funk, jazz and Latin concepts.

Developing Fill Ideas from Grooves

March 24th, 2016

Ideas on how to develop musical and creative fills by applying rhythmic and orchestration concepts to the patterns that appear in your grooves.

Classic Rock Fill Pack 1

November 30th, 2012

The Classic Rock packs show you some of the best-known drum grooves and fills in rock music, which have been chosen for their usefulness (these concepts are used in popular songs that many bands play). Most of the fills in this pack are at an intermediate level. Your teachers for this pack will be Drum Guru instructors Joe Bergamini and Mike Sorrentino, and you will learn cool drum fills in the style of John Bonham, Dave Grohl, Steve Gadd, Terry Bozzio, and more.

Classic Rock Fill Pack 2

The Classic Rock packs show you some of the best-known drum grooves and fills in rock music, which have been chosen for their usefulness (these concepts are used in popular songs that many bands play). Most of the fills in this pack are at an intermediate level. Your teacher for this pack will be Drum Guru instructor Joe Bergamini, and you will learn cool drum fills in the style of Neil Peart, Jeff Porcaro, Liberty DeVitto, Phil Collins, and more.

Classic Rock Fill Pack 3

The Classic Rock packs show you some of the best-known drum grooves and fills in rock music, which have been chosen for their usefulness (these concepts are used in popular songs that many bands play). Most of the fills in this pack are at an intermediate level. Your teachers for this pack will be Drum Guru instructors Joe Bergamini and Mike Sorrentino, and you will learn cool drum fills in the style of Steve Gadd, Gregg Bissonette, Frank Beard, and more.

Classic Rock Groove Pack 1

The Classic Rock packs show you some of the best-known drum grooves and fills in rock music, which have been chosen for their usefulness (many of these songs are often played by cover bands). Most of the grooves in this pack are at an intermediate level. Your teachers for this pack will be Drum Guru instructors Joe Bergamini and Mike Sorrentino, with a bonus lesson from drum legend Steve Smith (Journey, Steps Ahead, Vital Information).

Classic Rock Groove Pack 2

The Classic Rock packs show you some of the best-known drum grooves and fills in rock music, which have been chosen for their usefulness (many of these songs are often played by cover bands). Most of the grooves in this pack are at an intermediate level. Your teachers for this pack will be Drum Guru instructors Joe Bergamini and Mike Sorrentino, with a bonus lesson from drum legend Steve Smith (Journey, Steps Ahead, Vital Information).

Essentials of Drumming Pack

May 3rd, 2013

Contains 12 lessons covering grip, movement, the essential strokes of drumming, dynamics, accents, and Dennis’ “Five T’s”: time, technique, touch, taste, and tone.

Fundamental Rudiments

November 30th, 2012

Dennis DeLucia has divided the PAS 40 rudiments into four quadrants based on difficulty and construction. Here, along with student Jeremy Berkin (and demos by Jeff Prosperie), the first set of 10 basic rudiments are presented.

Derivative Rudiments

In this pack, Dennis DeLucia presents the second set of 10 rudiments, which he calls the Derivative rudiments, because they are derived from concepts presented in the Fundamental rudiments.

Advanced Rudiments

Dennis DeLucia presents the third set of 10 rudiments, which he calls the Advanced rudiments. As the name implies, these rudiments are more challenging and are built on concepts contained in the first two rudiment packs.

Very Advanced Rudiments

Dennis DeLucia presents the fourth set of 10 rudiments, which he calls the Very Advanced rudiments. This final set of rudiments is not only more difficult than the previous sets, it contains certain rudiments that are becoming more rare in modern drum corps compositions.

Ultimate Hands Warm-Ups by Dennis DeLucia

Dennis DeLucia presents some of his original warm-up exercises that he has used to great effectiveness with many of the various percussion groups he has taught, including a classic exercise from the Bayonne Bridgemen. Dennis is joined by champion snare drummer and West Point Hellcat Jeff Prosperie.

Basic Jazz Pack

February 27th, 2014

Drumming legend and jazz master Peter Erskine provides a complete approach to the basics of jazz drumming.

Brushes Pack

March 27th, 2014

Drumming legend and jazz master Peter Erskine provides a complete approach to the basics of jazz drumming.

Phrasing & Soloing Pack

June 19th, 2014

Drumming legend and jazz master Peter Erskine eloquently and humorously presents sophisticated and useful concepts for musical phrasing and expression on the drums.

Samba Pack 1

June 7th, 2016

Brazilian drummer and samba master Kiko Freitas presents the first of two packs giving an authentic overview of samba grooves.

Samba Pack 2

June 6th, 2016

Brazilian drummer and samba master Kiko Freitas presents a second pack of authentic samba grooves.

Rudimental Concepts Part 1

November 30th, 2012

One of the true living legends of drumming, Steve Gadd here presents some of the rudimental concepts that have become a signature part of his vocabulary, and made him one of the most imitated drummers in modern music history. Included are applications for grooves and variations using various rudimental stickings.

Rudimental Concepts Part 2

One of the true living legends of drumming, Steve Gadd here presents some of the rudimental concepts that have become a signature part of his vocabulary, and made him one of the most imitated drummers in modern music history. Included are some of Steve’s classic diddle sticking applications and a rare performance of one of Steve’s favorite rudimental snare drum solos.

Shuffles

Drumming legend Steve Gadd is a master of the shuffle, and here he presents a series of lessons containing different approaches to this classic and important rhythm. Included are performances with musical tracks.

Jazz Concepts & “Aja”

In this pack, the legendary Steve Gadd presents demonstrations and explanations on his signature approach to jazz drumming. This is excellent material for expanding your jazz vocabulary. Also included is a breakdown of the drum solo in Steely Dan song “Aja”””one of Gadd’s most well-known recordings!

Advanced Groupings & Fills

In this unique pack, Steve Gadd presents a full approach to learning and applying odd groupings on the drumset, here using a three-note grouping. Five lessons explain how to use the grouping in various phrase lengths, and then Steve demonstrates how to use the concept and a swing context, and how he used it in the drum break of “Love for Sale” from Burning for Buddy.

Permutation Pack

February 5th, 2013

In this pack, funk legend David Garibaldi shows you how to take one or more limbs of a groove, and move them to different places in the measure. When you do this, although the exercise is based in math, it creates new and exciting grooves. Once you understand the concept, you can use it with any of your own grooves to create dozens of funky variations on your own!

A-Diddles & Beyond

December 12th, 2012

Funk legend David Garibaldi from Tower of Power shows you some amazingly funky and challenging grooves using diddles and odd groupings. Learn to apply 5,7,9,11, and 13-note sticking patterns to create some mind blowing funk grooves!

Fundamental Fills 2

January 3rd, 2014

Donny Gruendler presents another series of fills, this time using right-hand lead sticking and six-stroke rolls.