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.

Casual Date “Must-Know” Grooves: Blues Grooves

October 15th, 2013

Russ Miller’s “Working Drummer” series of packs will teach you practical ways to play practically every style of groove that you might encounter on a casual date or recording session. This pack contains common blues feels, including some classic shuffles.

Half Time Shuffle

February 5th, 2013

For beginners and intermediate players, expert instructor Tommy Igoe explains one of the most asked-about drum grooves in history: the half-time shuffle.

Advanced Groupings & Fills

November 30th, 2012

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.

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!