Archive for Rock

Double Bass with Charlie Zeleny

By · July 8, 2012 · Filed in Basic, DrumSet, Rock · Comments Off on Double Bass with Charlie Zeleny

In this lesson, Charlie Zeleny shows us how to approach playing double bass drumming. He talks about using double bass in beats and fills and as a warm up. Make sure that when you practice this material, you do it with a metronome. If you’re not sure what that is, stop NOW and find out! ALL drummers need to develop their sense of, and ability to play in, time (keeping the pulse steady and not falling off the beat). This is a great starter video. If you have other favorites on Youtube or anywhere else, let us know and we’ll post them here. You can also become a DLC teacher and create your own lessons. Let us know what you think about this lesson below.

Fast Double Bass Drumming

By · November 29, 2011 · Filed in Advanced, DrumSet, Rock · Comments Off on Fast Double Bass Drumming

Learn how to play double bass – fast! Learn tips and tricks for playing double bass pedals – super fast. This video shows double bass technique in split screen, which makes it easy to follow. As always, warm up before you practice or play and always practice with a metronome. Enjoy!

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Playing a Basic Rock Beat

By · November 29, 2011 · Filed in Basic, DrumSet, Rock · Comments Off on Playing a Basic Rock Beat

Do you want to learn to play drums for the very first time? Watch Mike Michalkow’s step-by-step drum video lesson to get started. It will guide you through a few simple patterns that form a basic rock drum beat. Learn to play the drum set by playing a basic rock beat. For more, see other lessons on this site.

Dave Weckl – Drum Solo

By · April 7, 2011 · Filed in Advanced, DrumSet, Rock · Comments Off on Dave Weckl – Drum Solo

This is a performance of Dave Weckl playing in a latin jazz ensemble. He does an amazing Drum Solo, which you can see below. Dave plays the drumset and adds in some bongos (mounted on his left). Notice how he brings his volume down for the piano solo, then builds the music slowly over time. He’s a true master musician. This video is provided through Hudson Music. Enjoy!