4-3-2 exercise: with guest instructor Matt Dudley

This lesson features a very special guest instructor. Matt Dudley is the mastermind, voice and elbow grease behind the awesome Behind The Kit podcast. A drummer and educator based out of Whiteville, NC, he’s often found teaching drumlines in that area. Today,...

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 about playing drums. But hearing favorites songs on the radio, she began wishing that she could be drumming along with them. A small voice in her head kept saying,...

Faux double bass groove: A

Combining the ideas from our previous Faux double bass exercises 1, 2 and 3, we’ve now got our first complete “Faux double bass groove.” The right hand plays continuous 8th notes between the ride cymbal and floor tom, while the right foot (on bass...

Paradiddle grooves: with guest instructor Mark Ayton

In his first guest contribution, Canadian drummer Mark Ayton gives us a primer to get started turning the paradiddle sticking into some funky drumset grooves. Check it out! Basic pattern: With bass drum 8th notes: With bass drum 16th notes: Please subscribe &...

RLL & RRL stickings: with guest instructor Mike Malone

DrumItInAMinute welcomes back Mike Malone, who you may recall was our first guest instructor ever! If you haven’t seen it before, make sure to check out his Jazz paradiddle-diddle lesson, as well. Today, Mike’s got another couple of stickings to share....

Faux double bass exercise: 3

Again building on our original “Faux double bass exercise: 1” from several weeks ago, here we’re going to add in two extra floor tom 16th notes with our left hand. Please subscribe & share! We’ll be combining all of these exercises into a...

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 with a “Flam-Left-Right-Left” sticking on the snare drum and then demonstrates how we can revoice it around the drumset to play some fantastic sounding fill...

Funky combo groove: B

For our next funky combo groove, let’s combine the ideas from “Funky bass drum groove: B” and “Funky snare drum groove: B.” Please subscribe & share! Stay tuned: More funkiness ahead . ....