BEGINNING DRUM SET LESSON SERIES
WITH STANTON MOORE
If you’re a beginning drummer, the FREE LESSONS in this series will get you started the right way! Throughout this extensive lesson series, world renowned artist and educator Stanton Moore will take you on an exciting tour of the drumset, show you how to properly set up your drums, demonstrate how to tune your set to get a great sound and instruct you on how to grip the sticks properly and play a perfect stroke. In no time, you’ll be playing your first drum beat and jammin’ to a play-along track!
These lessons are excerpted from “A Fresh Approach to the Drumset” Video Lessons – a comprehensive step-by-step system of 34 lessons that provides drummers of every level a solid foundation of technique, independence, music reading and essential styles! If you like these lessons, we highly recommend that you check out this fantastic resource.
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or even advanced drummer, you can learn a lot from Stanton as he shows you how the fundamentals of technique, independence and essential styles apply to his everyday playing!
LESSON ELEVEN: 8th NOTE ROCK BEATSStanton Moore skips over to Lesson FIVE in the Fresh Approach to Drumset book to demonstrate several basic 8th note rock beats that are used in many popular tunes.
Excerpts from “A Fresh Approach to the Drumset”
PLAY ALONG WITH THESE TRACKS FOR LESSON 5!
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Exercises Slow Mark Wessels 1:08
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Exercises Fast Mark Wessels 0:38
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Rock Beat 1 Mark Wessels 1:45
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Rock Beat 2 Mark Wessels 1:45
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Rock Beat 3 Mark Wessels 1:45
- FAdrumset Lesson 5 - 8th Note Rock Beat 4 Mark Wessels 1:45
A FRESH APPROACH TO THE DRUMSET
BY MARK WESSELS / WITH STANTON MOORE
The most comprehensive method available that covers technique, rudiments, coordination and independence, music reading and song construction while simultaneously teaching you ALL the essential styles necessary to become a well rounded musician! From Rock, Pop & Country to Funk, R&B, Jazz and Latin – each concept & style in the book has hip sounding play-along tracks that immediately applies what you’ve learned to a real-world musical situation!
Along with the book & play-along tracks, world renowned drummer & educator STANTON MOORE will take you step-by-step throughout the entire process, not only demonstrating the fundamental concepts – but also showing you how he takes simple ideas and applies them to his everyday playing!
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In addition to the video lessons that accompany A Fresh Approach to the Drumset, he has also released a multimedia project (book, DVD, CD) titled Groove Alchemy that explores the roots of funk drumming and a DVD/ book titled Take it to the Street that focuses on New Orleans drumming styles.
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