Unstoppable Sextuplets Part 2

March 6th, 2019

These fills are easily applicable to adapt into your own playing, regardless of the genre.

The Only Stick Trick You Need to Know

While you might not use the trick every night, it’s a fantastic tool that can potentially make you stand out from the crowd.

Developing Buzz Rolls

March 26th, 2018

Stanton Moore presents his unique approach to developing smooth, funky buzz rolls.

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.

The Inside Track

November 15th, 2017

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

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!

Hit Like A Girl Winners 2016

January 24th, 2017

Hit Like A Girl 2016 is the fifth annual global drumming contest for female drummers. Check out the incredible winners in this FREE pack!

Creating Advanced Fills

December 2nd, 2016

Péter Szendőfi provides several advanced fills with complex stickings and hand/foot combinations to train your ability to improvise advanced fill ideas.

Phrasing Fills in Triplets

November 18th, 2016

Mark Guiliana provides several examples of how to move a triplet fill around in the bar to start and end in different places, sometimes going over the bar line, expanding your ability to play interesting fills.

Phrasing Fills in 16ths

October 28th, 2016

Mark Guiliana provides several examples of how to move a 16th-note fill around in the bar to start and end in different places, sometimes going over the bar line, expanding your ability to play interesting fills.

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.

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.

Paradiddle Variations

March 3rd, 2016

This fourth pack introduces several more rudimental concepts to enhance development of the hands and grips. Key concepts are applying a swing feel to the rudiments and splitting the rudiments between hands and feet (snare and bass drum).

Steve Smith Pathways of Motion 1

This first pack explains and demonstrates the four grips.

Stickings, Rudiments, and Moeller Motions

This fifth pack deals with several concepts. Steve teaches an interesting two-note concept on the bass drum and provides musical phrases for it; the Moeller motion is explained and demonstrated; and several more rudiments are discussed and played.

Developing Rebound and Finesse

This second pack explains how to develop rebound, finesse, comfort, and relaxation with each grip.

Developing Rebound and Rudimental Concepts

This third pack continues the explanation of the development of control and rebound with each grip, mainly through the application of double strokes and the accented upstroke. Rudimental phrases to develop the grips are also introduced.

Rudimental Combinations

This sixth and final pack presents a wealth of challenging rudimental stickings and phrases that will push the development of your technique. Concepts include different accent variations for several rudiments, plus a polyrhythmic concept: applying a 3-note sticking within a 4-note rhythm.

Afro-Cuban Concepts

July 20th, 2015

Dafnis Prieto provides challenging Afro-Cuban concepts culled from his own background and musical compositions.

Hit Like a Girl 2015 Winners

June 12th, 2015

Hit Like A Girl 2015 is the fourth annual global drumming contest for female percussionists. The event is produced by Hit Like A Girl Contest in conjunction with founding sponsors DRUM! Magazine, TRX Cymbals, and Tom Tom: The Magazine of Female Drummers. It is made possible by the support of companies in the music products industry.

Sample Pack 2

May 27th, 2015

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.

Sample Pack 1

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!

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.

Check Patterns Timing and Polyrhythms

November 26th, 2014

Jeff Queen teaches rhythm and accent exercises usable by drummers of all styles and levels. Topics start with basic accent patterns, triplets, and 16th notes and proceed to an introduction to polyrhythms.nnnnnn

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.

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.

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.

Brazilian Independence Pack

August 27th, 2014

World-renowned jazz/Latin drummer Antonio Sanchez provides a pack to build independence in the Latin idiom, specifically with a Brazilian samba feel.

Jazz Independence Pack

World-renowned jazz/Latin drummer Antonio Sanchez provides a pack to build independence in the jazz idiom.

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.

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.

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.

Rock Independence Pack 3

June 6th, 2014

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.

Hit Like a Girl 2014 Winners

April 11th, 2014

Check out the winners of the 2014 Hit Like a Girl contest! These winners were selected from entrants from 43 countries around the world.

Beyond the Chops Pack 4

April 4th, 2014

American Idol drummer and gospel/R&B/pop sensation Aaron Spears performs and discusses some funky, swinging contemporary R&B/gospel/hip-hop groove concepts.

Beyond the Chops Pack 3

American Idol drummer and gospel/R&B/pop sensation Aaron Spears performs and discusses rock concepts, a classic funk groove, and his signature broken-time fills.

Beyond the Chops Pack 2

American Idol drummer and gospel/R&B/pop sensation Aaron Spears performs and discusses shuffle and Motown groove variations.

Brushes Pack

March 27th, 2014

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

Beyond the Chops Pack 1

March 5th, 2014

American Idol drummer and gospel/R&B/pop sensation Aaron Spears shows you creative and challenging groove and fill options in this pack.

Basic Jazz Pack

February 27th, 2014

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

Playing in Between the Cracks

February 12th, 2014

Funk/New Orleans master Stanton Moore teaches the “in between the cracks” concept.

Getting Creative

Funk/New Orleans master Stanton Moore will get your groove creativity flowing to a new level with some extremely funky examples based on the patterns of the great drummers of James Brown.

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!

Fundamental Fills 2

January 3rd, 2014

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

Rudi-MENTAL Combo Chop Builders 2

December 20th, 2013

Putting rudiments together into combinations to create musical phrases is a great technique builder. Pat will help build your chops with these original 4-bar exercises, designed for easy memorization and effectiveness. This pack is for advanced players.

Rudi-MENTAL Combo Chop Builders 1

December 17th, 2013

Putting rudiments together into combinations to create musical phrases is a great technique builder. Pat will help build your chops with these original 4-bar exercises, designed for easy memorization and effectiveness. They are a must-own for serious drummers!

Hit Like a Girl 2012-2013 Winners

December 6th, 2013

Check out the winners of the 2012 and 2013 Hit Like a Girl contest!