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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rock Independence Pack 2

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Fundamental Fills 2

January 3rd, 2014

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

Hit Like a Girl 2012-2013 Winners

December 6th, 2013

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

Fundamental Fills 1

November 25th, 2013

Donny Gruendler presents a series of solid, useful, and musical fills that can be used to connect sections of songs in various styles.

Coordination with Rudiments Pack

October 8th, 2013

For intermediate players, Mike Mangini show some creative ways to apply rudiments to the drum set, all of which require different limb coordination.

Creative Chops Pack

September 27th, 2013

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

Creative Groove Concepts

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

Basic Coordination Pack

May 24th, 2013

For beginners, Mike Mangini explains the basic limb combinations and coordination concepts needed to play drumset, and demonstrates some basic beats.

Advanced Fill Pack 1

May 3rd, 2013

R&B/Gospel/Pop drumming sensation George “Spanky” McCurdy plays 8 different advanced fills. These lessons are at an advanced level and will give you interesting and sometimes complex ideas for new fills, including some that are “off time” or polyrhythmic in feel.

Advanced Fill Pack 2

R&B/Gospel/Pop drumming sensation George “Spanky” McCurdy plays 8 different advanced fills. These lessons are at an advanced level and will give you interesting and sometimes complex ideas for new fills, including some that are “off time” or polyrhythmic in feel.

Groove Pack

R&B/Gospel/Pop drumming sensation George “Spanky” McCurdy plays 9 different exampes of grooves over the same loop/track. This will show you different ways to treat a groove, get different feels, and improve your creativity.

Intro To Funk

February 5th, 2013

For beginners, expert instructor Tommy Igoe teaches you a basic funk groove with explanation of ghost notes.

Intro To Fills

For beginners, expert instructor Tommy Igoe explains the concept of the drum fill, and gives you some basic fills to get you started.

Permutation Pack

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!

Intermediate Fill Pack

R&B/gospel/pop drumming sensation George “Spanky” McCurdy coaches you through cool fill ideas that are sure to add creativity to your playing. In the six lessons, you will trade phrases with Spanky in an exciting and interactive way. Can you keep up with Spanky?

Half Time Shuffle

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

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!

Solo Pack

November 30th, 2012

Steve Smith is an acknowledged master of the drum solo, and in this pack he performs and explains three well-constructed drum solos, including the famous drum solo from Journey’s Captured. There is also extensive information written by Steve (in the pack info section for this pack) to explain the Indian/Konnakol concepts used in the final solo.

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.

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!

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.