Lesson of the Week

More Bounce For The Ounce

Hello drum lads and lassies. Nothing good comes easy. As I read once somewhere, “There is no elevator to the top, you gotta take the stairs the whole way.” With that in mind, I enlisted the great Stanton Moore to help me write this lesson.

Lesson of the Week, Practice Pad, Jazz

Monk’s Melody Puzzle

Aspiring jazz drummers often forget to learn the melody and form of songs. Learning the melody of a tune will inevitably improve your time, phrasing, soloing and most importantly, listening skills. The following exercises are guaranteed to help you learn tunes while improving drumming skills as well.