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How To : Play Latin Bossa Nova beats

The Bossa Nova is one of Brazil's most popular forms of Latin music. It is one of the more simple grooves to play, however it is extremely effective. The Bossa Nova is usually played at slower tempos, and is eighth-note based. You will notice there is a standard "Bossa Nova" c ...more

How To : Play Latin rumba clave beats

In this video lesson, you will learn how to play the rumba clave, which is common within Latin drum beats. The clave is an essential pattern for Latin music that must be practiced regularly. The rumba clave is similar to the son clave, however it is different enough to give it ...more

How To : Play the Songo bass drum rhythm

World Fusion Drumming combines the energy and feel of rock, Latin, and world music with the technique and improvisational skills of jazz. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the rudiments of world fusion drumming, Berklee College of Music professor Skip Hadde ...more

How To : Play the baião bass drum rhythm

World fusion drumming combines the energy and feel of rock, Latin, and world music with the technique and improvisational skills of jazz. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the rudiments of world fusion drumming, Berklee College of Music professor Skip Hadde ...more

How To : Play the bossa nova drum beat

The bossa nova drum beat is a Latin groove that's derived from Brazilian music. Learn various techniques and tips for playing the bossa nova drum beat with expert tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play the bossa nova drum beat. Play the bossa nova drum beat ...more

How To : Play double paradiddle drum rudiment

The double paradiddle is a fun rudiment that is based on the single paradiddle. It is a 12 note pattern that is often used in a 12/8 feel, or in beats and fills with a triplet feel. This triplet feel makes it perfect for Jazz, Latin and other world styles.

How To : Play Conga drums

Conga drums are a huge part of Latin music and Afro-Caribbean music. Learn how to play the conga drum with basic Latin music rhythms in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Play Conga drums. Play Conga drums - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Play "Spanish Joint" by D'Angelo on drums

The drums for the D'Angelo song "Spanish Joint" use Latin-inspired rhythms and beats, and a tight high hat sound popular in R&B music. Learn how to play drums for "Spanish Joint" in this free cover songs and drum lessons video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Play "Spanish Joint" ...more

How To : Play drum warm-ups

In this lesson, Jared demonstrates four simple warm-up exercises that you can use to improve your drumming. They focus on hand to feet synchronization, and both single and double stroke rolls.

How To : Play Latin salsa piano

In this how to video, learn to play Latin salsa style riffs on the piano or keyboard. This piano lesson is ideal for beginner pianists. RH: Dm G C F Bdim E Am LH: D A G D C G F C B F E B A Play Latin salsa piano. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com

How To : Play Latin salsa movements on the piano

In this how to video, learn to play these great Latin salsa riffs on the keyboard or piano. This beginner salsa piano lesson is two parts. The first video are the licks and the second is how to play them. Play Latin salsa movements on the piano - Part 1 of 2. Click through to ...more

How To : Play drum roll accents

This tutorial teaches how to play drum roll accents and how to incorporate them into basic beats. This lesson is designed for the beginner drummers.

How To : Play Latin patterns on the piano

This video is a demonstration of how to play latin patterns on the piano. A merengue pattern and a salsa pattern are demonstrated in Cmin. The patterns start simply and gradually become more complex.

How To : Play Latin son clave beats

Learning how to play the son clave is essential for any serious Latin drummer. In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate the son clave (a five note pattern) into common Latin grooves.

How To : Play a drum rock shuffle

The rock shuffle is a fun and intricate rhythm that's worth exploring when learning techniques on the drums. Learn several variations for playing the rock shuffle drum pattern from a professional drummer in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play a drum rock shuffle ...more

How To : Play bass drum triplets on the drumset

Vic Firth presents the 4th installment of the Drumset Lesson Series with Jeremy Hummel to learn how to play bass drum triplets. Try to give a right foot a workout. Once you get it going at a good speed, it can be really good. Watch this drum playing tutorial video and improve ...more

How To : Play jazz drum beats

This drum lesson teaches six popular jazz drumming beats that you can use at your next jazz gig. They build upon the basic jazz pattern covered in one of our previous drum lessons, and take your independence to the next level. Play jazz drum beats. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Play a Latin salsa style montuno on the piano

In this how to video, learn to play a Latin montuno on the piano or keyboard. A montuno it refers to the repeated part of the song, like a chorus/refrain in Salsa music. This salsa piano lesson is designed for the beginning pianist.

How To : Play funk drum beats

This video covers six popular funk drum beats that you can use when playing at a funk gig! Funk is a popular style of music that has a lot of similarities to rock, especially as far as drums are concerned. Play funk drum beats. Click through to watch this video on howcast.com

How To : Play punk drum beats

This lesson covers some of the most popular punk drum beats. Many of the patterns are relatively simple, but can still be challenging. This is due to the fact that they are typically played at fast tempos when performed in punk rock music. Play punk drum beats. Click through t ...more

How To : Play pataflafla drum rudiment

The pataflafla is a unique drum rudiment that is sure to challenge your ability to play flam strokes. It requires that you play back-to-back flams with the same hand. This rudiment is great for drum fills and solo patterns.

How To : Play basic drum fills

New to jazz drumming or simply looking for a few pointers? In this installment from his video tutorial series (in which he covers everything from improving timekeeping to creativity and orchestrations in patterns and drum fills), Brian Ferguson demonstrates a number of simple, ...more

How To : Play tabla drum basic techniques

The tabla is a popular Indian drum used in the classical, popular and religious music of the Indian subcontinent and in Hindustani classical music. In this how to video you will learn basic techniques of playing the tabla. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing the tabla ...more

How To : Play a drum fill on your snare drum

What is a drum fill? Simply put, it is a short rhythmic idea played by the drummer to fill a space at the end of a vocal or instrumental phrase. All you need is a drum kit with a snare drum, and you're set. Just don't steal it, please.

How To : Play basic drum beat variations

How to play some great variations on standard drum beats; get expert tips and advice on music theory and drumming in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 62 - How to Play basic drum beat variations. Play basic drum beat variations - Part 2 of 62. Click through to wa ...more

How To : Play beginner drum beats

Get an introduction on how to play the drums; get professional tips and instruction from an expert drummer on playing percussion instruments in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 39 - How to Play beginner drum beats. Play beginner drum beats - Part 2 of 39. Click t ...more

How To : Play swing drum beat pattern variations

The swing drum beat pattern is an intricate jazz rhythm that incorporates the snare, hi-hat and kick drum. Learn to play several variations of the swing drum beat with expert tips in this free drumming video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play swing drum beat pattern variations ...more

How To : Play rock drum beats

Play drums using basic beats and time signatures, different equipment and musical styles like jazz, funk and rock; learn how from our professional drummer this free drum tutorial video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play rock drum beats. Play rock drum beats - Part 2 of 15. Cli ...more

How To : Play rock drum beat patterns

The rock drum beat is an intricate drum pattern that incorporates the hi-hat, snare and bass drum. Learn some tips for playing various patterns of the rock drum beat from an experienced drumming instructor in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play rock ...more

How To : Play basic drum beats for different types of music

There are countless types of drum beats for every musical style and genre. Learn a few basic beats for different types of music with tips from a drumming instructor in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play basic drum beats for different types of music ...more

How To : Play the train drum beat pattern

The drum set is a fun musical instrument to play, which requires skill, rhythm and style. Learn a few exercises for the train drum beat pattern from a professional drum teacher in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play the train drum beat pattern. Play the train dr ...more

How To : Play cha-cha drum patterns

Learn to play cha-cha drum patterns on the drum set in this free video series of online drum lessons featuring a professional drummer and drum teacher. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play cha-cha drum patterns. Play cha-cha drum patterns - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Play the songo drum beat pattern

The songo drum beat pattern is an intricate and dynamic interaction of various rhythms. Learn a few variations for playing the songo drum beat pattern from a professional drum teacher in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play the songo drum beat pattern. Play the s ...more

How To : Play the dhol drum

The dhol is a drum or percussive instrument, widely used in Bangladesh , India and Pakistan, usually the Punjab region, the Indian/Pakistani province of Punjab, Maharastra and Gujarat. This 4 part video is an introduction to the dhol and how to begin to play this ancient doubl ...more

How To : Play the flamadiddle drum rudiment

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play the upstroke drum rudiment

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels d ...more

How To : Play a two-drum etude on the snare

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play drag ruff drum rudiment

The drag ruff is a foundational rudiment that is required to play several more advanced patterns. It's fairly basic on it's own, but is still usable in a wide variety of drumming styles.

How To : Play a two-drum etude

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels d ...more

How To : Play the snare drum cross-sticking

In this video drum lesson, you will learn how to take any regular drum beat, and change it up by playing the snare shots with cross-sticking. This is a simple and effective way to dramatically change the dynamics of any drum beat.

How To : Play jazz bass drum comping

These bass drum comping exercises are designed to build independence within your bass drum foot. They work the same way the snare drum comping patterns do, but are focused around the bass drum. They are great for jazz drumming, but are sure to improve many other areas of your ...more

How To : Play jazz snare drum comping

The snare drum comping exercises in this lesson are designed to improve your left-hand control within jazz drumming. All of the patterns are based around the basic jazz pattern, but include unique snare drum patterns designed to challenge your limb-independence. . Watch more d ...more

How To : Play double bass drum fills

You can use your double bass drum pedals for more than just unique drum beats. This free video lesson covers five simple double bass drum fills that incorporate the hands and the feet. They build upon what you've learned in the double bass drum warm-ups section. Watch the less ...more

How To : Play flam accent drum rudiment

The flam accent is a powerful drum rudiment that uses the basic flam within a triplet feel. The pattern is great for creative drum fills and solo patterns within a wide variety of musical genres.

How To : Play swing groove drum beat variations

The swing groove drum beat is an intricate drum pattern that combines the hi-hat, snare and kick drum. Learn to play several variations of the swing groove drum pattern by displacing eighth notes with expert tips in this free drumming video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play s ...more

How To : Play advanced djembe drum

Build speed and become more capable with these rudiments of the djembe drum. Mr. Swearingen is an Austin Sociology professor by day, who has been playing the djembe since 1985. he is very interested in African drumming. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play advanced djembe drum. Play adv ...more

How To : Play Bossa Nova drum beat

In this instructional video series you will learn how to play several contemporary drum beats. Our expert, Shaun Schaefer, shares techniques for creating a bossa nova drum beat, adding fills, and offers tips and advice on how to begin the process and walks you through some gre ...more

How To : Play half-time shuffle drum beats

Learning new drum beats and variations is a great way to integrate new ideas to music composition. Learn the half-time shuffle beat and several variations from our drumming expert in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play half-time shuffle drum beats. Play hal ...more

How To : Play the Indian tabla drum

The tabla is a popular Indian drum used in the classical, popular and religious music of the Indian subcontinent and in Hindustani classical music. This 11 part how to video teaches you the basics of playing the tabla. Watch these tutorials and you will be playing this Indian ...more

How To : Play the flam tap drum rudiment on the snare

To play music, your hands should be able to do anything your mind asks of them – and rudimental technique is one great way of making sure that can happen. In this installment from the Vic Fith video tutorial series dedicated to snare rudiments, Dr. John Wooton demonstrates how ...more

How To : Play super fast triplet drum fills

Play super fast triplet drum fills using double strokes. The sticking for those alternating sticking triplets is: R(snare) L(snare) R(snare) L(rack tom) R(floor tom) L(floor tom) R(crash cymbal). Play super fast triplet drum fills. Click through to watch this video on unirunne ...more

How To : Play a basic conga drum sequence

In this video are the Afro-Cuban Percussion Class at Grossmont College, with instructor Manny Cepeda to show us how to play a Meringue rhythm on the Conga Drums. He starts off with a slow beat by beat demonstration and then moves on to a faster beat. The camera changes the vie ...more

How To : Play the double paradiddle drum rudiment

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play a "2-beat" drum pattern

A band leader, classical percussionist, clinician and author, Steve Houghton is also the associate professor of percussion and jazz at Indiana University-Bloomington, and is on faculty at the Henry Mancini Institute. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fu ...more

How To : Play single stroke roll drum rudiment

The single stroke roll is the most common drum rudiment used on the drum set. It doesn't matter if you are new to the drums, or if you have been playing for years, the single stroke roll is absolutely essential.

How To : Play Swiss army triplet drum rudiment

The swiss army triplet is a unique one-way rudiment that can be played in both right and left hand leads. Unlike most of the other rudiments, this rudiment isn't designed to alternate. As its name suggests this rudiment has a 'triplet' feel.

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