Learn How to Play Drums | Ramon Salazar | Skillshare
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78 Lessons (9h 13m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:58
    • 2. Drum Kit Parts

      8:06
    • 3. Tuning Drums

      19:32
    • 4. Right or Left Handed?

      2:33
    • 5. Positioning

      7:02
    • 6. Hand Technique

      7:02
    • 7. Foot Technique

      5:35
    • 8. Best of Your Drums

      4:12
    • 9. Chapter 2 Intro

      0:56
    • 10. Notation Basics 1

      6:38
    • 11. Notation Basics 2

      10:47
    • 12. Your First Groove

      8:52
    • 13. Your First Fills

      8:40
    • 14. Groove Variations Bass Drum

      8:15
    • 15. Groove Variations Snare Drum

      9:11
    • 16. Fill Variations

      6:29
    • 17. Modular Fill Rhythm

      7:31
    • 18. Double Time & Half Time Feels

      3:35
    • 19. Using Different Sources for Grooves

      5:30
    • 20. Song Structure

      3:33
    • 21. Rhythm Test 1

      4:42
    • 22. Advanced Concepts Intro

      0:49
    • 23. 16th Notes

      4:35
    • 24. 16 Notes with 8th Notes

      5:22
    • 25. 16th Note Grooves

      8:52
    • 26. 16th Note Fills

      9:49
    • 27. Modular Fill Rhythm

      8:35
    • 28. Using Left Foot in Grooves

      14:06
    • 29. Top Tip 1

      6:41
    • 30. Top Tip 2

      2:42
    • 31. Open Hi-Hat Grooves

      8:47
    • 32. Syncopated Bass Drum Grooves

      11:19
    • 33. Syncopated Snare Drum Grooves

      10:28
    • 34. Permutations

      10:56
    • 35. Adding Bass Drums to Fills

      9:58
    • 36. Accents - Accent Study

      10:06
    • 37. Accents in Grooves

      13:27
    • 38. Ghost Notes

      9:14
    • 39. Dynamic Marketings

      4:26
    • 40. Different Time Signatures

      9:41
    • 41. Rhythm Test 2

      4:52
    • 42. Rudiments Intro

      1:56
    • 43. Finger Technique

      11:30
    • 44. Double Stroke Rolls

      10:05
    • 45. The Paraddidle

      2:25
    • 46. Applying the Paraddidle

      10:01
    • 47. The 5 Stroke Roll

      3:03
    • 48. Applying the 5 Stroke Roll

      5:57
    • 49. The 7 Stroke Roll

      2:34
    • 50. Applying the 7 Stroke Roll

      4:53
    • 51. Buzz Roll

      3:34
    • 52. Flams

      7:48
    • 53. Building Hand Speed Using Rudiments

      3:55
    • 54. Rudiment Rip

      5:39
    • 55. Chpt 5

      0:40
    • 56. Triplets

      9:40
    • 57. 14 Note Triplets

      4:34
    • 58. Shuttle Grooves

      5:43
    • 59. Swing Groove

      6:06
    • 60. Triplet Fills

      11:50
    • 61. Triplet and Straight Transitions

      14:44
    • 62. Bonham Triplets

      10:24
    • 63. 128 vs 44 Triplets

      3:21
    • 64. Rhythm Test 3

      3:40
    • 65. Rock

      7:06
    • 66. Funk

      8:39
    • 67. 68 Ballad

      11:29
    • 68. Shuffle

      8:03
    • 69. Country

      7:05
    • 70. Jazz

      14:16
    • 71. Dotted Notes

      15:00
    • 72. Ties

      1:53
    • 73. Repeats and Structural Notations

      3:31
    • 74. Learning Songs and Writing Parts

      6:27
    • 75. Playing with a Bassist

      6:58
    • 76. Book Recommendations

      4:16
    • 77. Next Level

      6:22
    • 78. Congrats

      1:08
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About This Class

Welcome to my class in which I will be teaching you how to easily play the drums!

From this class you'll learn:

  • How to play fills and grooves
  • Learn to play various styles on the drums 
  • Obtain an understanding of the fundamentals of music and rhythm
  • Build up your knowledge of the DNA of drumming a.k.a. rudiments
  • Understand and learn to play sheet music
  • Grow your self-confidence to play with fellow musicians!
  • Improve hand and foot-coordination
  • Improve hand speed, accuracy and endurance 
  • Learn how to max your drum potential
  • Improvise new fills and grooves
  • Learn songs easily and quickly 

This drum class is for:

  • Newbie drummers or anyone who wants to learn to play drums
  • Drummers who want to complement their current skill-set

Class prerequisites:

  • Patience and a drum kit