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2016
Feb
02
Paradiddle fill lesson: with guest instructor Adele Koltun
“Just a few years ago, Adele Koltun hadn't touched a drumstick. She hadn't even thought ...”
Mar
01
4-3-2 exercise: with guest instructor Matt Dudley
“This lesson features a very special guest instructor. Matt Dudley is the mastermind, voice and ...”
2015
Jan
08
Faux double bass groove: A
“Combining the ideas from our previous Faux double bass exercises 1, 2 and 3, we've ...”
2014
Jan
03
Linear groove: C
“Continuing on with our linear groove possibilities, here we shift around one bass drum note ...”
09
Funky bass drum groove: A
“By simply adding one additional 16th-note bass drum note to a standard rock beat, we’ve ...”
16
Funky bass drum groove: B
“Starting again with our basic 8th-note rock beat, let's add one extra bass drum 16th ...”
24
Funky bass drum groove: C
“Time to get that bass foot rockin'! Combining the ideas from “Funky bass drum groove: ...”
31
1st linear combo groove (B1 + C2)
“Play the first beat of our "Linear groove: B," following by the second beat of ...”
Feb
06
Funky snare drum groove: A
“Time for the snare drum to get funky! Now applying similar ideas to the snare ...”
13
Funky snare drum groove: B
“Again adding one extra 16th-note snare drum hit to our basic 8th-note Rock groove . ...”
20
Funky snare drum groove: C
“Combining the extra snare notes from both of our two previous lessons (A and B), ...”
27
Funky combo groove: A
“Ladies and gents, it is combo time! Mixing together the ideas from "Funky bass drum ...”
Mar
14
Faux double bass exercise: 1
“Here's the first of a fun little series inspired by a groove I learned several ...”
22
Faux double bass exercise: 2
“Building on last week's "Faux double bass exercise: 1," things are getting quite a bit ...”
25
Jazz paradiddle-diddle: with guest instructor Mike Malone
“Our first ever guest instructor, Mike Malone, shows us how we can apply the Paradiddle-diddle ...”
Apr
03
Paradiddle-diddle, paradiddle-diddle, paradiddle: with guest instructor Jared Sample
“It's time for a practice pad workout with Jared Sample, our second DrumItInAMinute guest instructor! We're ...”
12
Funky combo groove: B
“For our next funky combo groove, let's combine the ideas from "Funky bass drum groove: ...”
15
Flam Left Right Left: with guest instructor Andrew Weber
“Allow me to introduce our next guest instructor, Andrew Weber! In this video lesson, Andrew begins ...”
May
09
Faux double bass exercise: 3
“Again building on our original "Faux double bass exercise: 1" from several weeks ago, here ...”
Aug
07
RLL & RRL stickings: with guest instructor Mike Malone
“DrumItInAMinute welcomes back Mike Malone, who you may recall was our first guest instructor ever! ...”
14
Paradiddle grooves: with guest instructor Mark Ayton
“In his first guest contribution, Canadian drummer Mark Ayton gives us a primer to get ...”
Sep
18
16ths into triplets (Part 1 - singles): with guest instructor Rob Harris
“Our newest guest instructor, Rob Harris, has an awesome four-part hand technique development series coming ...”
25
16ths into triplets (Part 2 - doubles): with guest instructor Rob Harris
“Back for part two of his "16ths into triplets" series (here's part one), guest instructor ...”
2013
May
27
Launching Soon!
“• Always wanted to play the drums? • Already play but want some new GROOVES to ...”
Jun
02
Video trailer just posted!
“http://youtu.be/fTTaZipVPws”
07
YOU Make The Call
“First of all, have you seen our fancy little video trailer yet? If not, get ...”
Jul
05
2-handed 16th-note groove
“Playing a 16th-note groove, with hands alternating on the Hi-Hat cymbals. Please subscribe & share! ”
Alternating 16th groove with ghost notes
“Let's revisit our 2-handed 16th-note groove, this time playing soft "ghost notes" with the left ...”
RLLF sticking
“Here's a short "Right-Left-Left-Foot" sticking, played between the snare drum and bass drum. Please subscribe & ...”
3-note double stop phrase
“A short 3-note phrase that we'll later apply as a fill. Please subscribe & share! ”
Straight 8th rock groove: A
“Our very first DrumItInAMinute video lesson- a simple, straight ahead 8th-note rock groove that EVERY ...”
Quintuplet "paradiddle-one" groove
“Here's a quirky little pattern that's derived from a 5-note "paradiddle-one" sticking (RLRRF). Now, I understand ...”
RLLF sticking moved around the drumset
“Moving our "Right-Left-Left-Foot" sticking (from this lesson) around the drumset. Please subscribe & share! In this next ...”
RLLF fill
“Applying our "Right-Left-Left-Foot" sticking (from this lesson & this lesson) as a fill around the ...”
Inverted doubles around the kit
“Here we're playing an inverted double stroke sticking (RLLR - RLLR) and moving the right ...”
Inverted double stroke fill
“Applying our inverted double stroke sticking (from this previous lesson) as a fill around the ...”
Straight 8th rock groove: B
“Now we'll add one additional bass drum to our previous straight ahead 8th-note rock groove. Please ...”
Straight 8th rock groove: A and B combo
“Combine our two previous 8th-note rock grooves (this one and this one) and we've got ...”
It's aliiive!!! (Launch Day Bonanza)
“Hello, hello, and welcome to our official Launch Day here at DrumItInAMinute.com! While we'll usually be ...”
12
Straight 8th rock groove: C
“Another slight variation of Straight 8th rock groove: A . . . adding an additional ...”
5-stroke roll on the HiHat (with 8th-note groove)
“Now let's insert a 5-stroke roll on the HiHat cymbals (R-R-L-L-R) within the middle of ...”
Week Two!
“As promised, more video drum lessons coming your way today! Exactly a week ago, we ...”
19
6-stroke roll
“We're going to start here with a 6-stroke roll sticking (RLLRRL), played as 16th-note triplets ...”
Paradiddle-diddle groove
“Paradiddle-diddle . . . funny sounding, I know. Here we're creating a super busy groove ...”
26
Straight 8th rock groove: C and A combo (with open HiHat)
“Now let's combine two of our previous 8th-note rock grooves (C and A) . . ...”
6-stroke roll with accents on toms
“Now we take our previous 6-stroke roll sticking (RLLRRL) and move the accents to the ...”
Aug
02
8th-note upbeat HiHat accent groove
“We can give a more upbeat feel to almost any 8th-note groove by accenting the ...”
6-stroke roll Motown fill
“Here we're using our previously introduced 6-stroke roll sticking (RLLRRL), and turning it into a ...”
08
Shuffle groove: A
“Here we're putting together a basic shuffle groove, counting triplets but leaving a rest on ...”
Crossover Pattern: A
“Time for some rhythmic AND visual fun! Let's take two short (5-note) phrases, string them ...”
16
16th-note upbeat HiHat accent groove
“In an earlier lesson, we played accents on the upbeats (or "&"s) of an 8th-note ...”
"Bucket of Fish" drum fill
“Here's a fun 4-note fill pattern sometimes called, "Bucket of Fish." Say it fast, dig it, ...”
21
Crossover fill: 1A (16ths)
“We're going to take our "Crossover pattern: A" and apply it as a fill, by ...”
23
5-stroke roll on the HiHat (with 16th-note groove)
“Let's again revisit the 5-stroke roll (which we've previously played within an 8th-note groove), this ...”
29
Songo exercise: 1
“The first in a short series of exercises which will lead us up to playing ...”
Double stop fill: 1A (2 beats)
“Here we take the 3-note double stop pattern from an earlier lesson and use it ...”
Sep
04
Songo exercise: 2
“#2 in our series of Songo exercises, all leading up to playing a complete Cuban ...”
FFRL fill pattern
“This is an awesome little 4-note lick that's super cool to insert while playing a ...”
12
Songo exercise: 3
“The third and final exercise, before we (next time) put together the complete Cuban Songo ...”
FFRL fill within a groove
“Let's take our previous FFRL fill pattern (Foot-Foot-Right-Left) and apply it within a straight 4/4 ...”
19
Crossover fill: 1B (triplets)
“Revisiting our Crossover pattern: A (which we've previously used in a 16th-note fill), this time ...”
26
Songo groove: A
“Here it is! Put all three of our previous Songo exercises together (Exer.1 + Exer.2 ...”
Oct
03
Double stop fill: 1B (4 beats)
“We've used our 3-note double stop pattern in a 2-beat fill. Now let's expand that ...”
10
RLRLFF pattern: A
“Here's a cool six-note "Right-Left-Right-Left-Foot-Foot" pattern that is awesome to incorporate into fills and solo ...”
17
RLRLFF pattern: B
“Now we're going to play a tiny variation of our first "Right-Left-Right-Left-Foot-Foot" pattern (A), simply ...”
31
Herta pattern: A
“The "Herta" is a four-note sticking that is made up of two notes (usually played ...”
Nov
07
Herta fill: 1A (2 beats)
“Now that you've got our Herta pattern: A sticking rockin' between the high tom and ...”
14
Linear groove: A
“The defining characteristic of linear grooves is that they consist of a string of notes ...”
21
Herta fill: 2A (4 beats)
“Time to expand a bit on our Herta fill: 1A (2 beats), now turning it ...”
28
Linear groove: B
“Let's take our first linear groove, add an additional bass drum and snare drum, and ...”
Dec
05
Herta pattern: B
“Check out this new drumset fill voicing for our original Herta sticking! Please subscribe & share! Stay ...”
13
Shuffle groove: B
“Adding a second bass drum note to our original shuffle groove, we move on to ...”
20
Herta fill: 1B (2 beats)
“By playing "Herta pattern: B" twice, and following that with two additional notes on the ...”
26
Herta fill: 2B (4 beats)
“Expanding on last week's Herta fill: 1B, let's keep our Herta sticking going a bit ...”