Warm Up Lessons

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Hello I hope everyone is enjoying their first week back at school. This week we have been looking at new warm ups and starters in class. Below are the PDFs of each lesson. Remember once you have warmed up your second task is to find a creative use for each warm up. Enjoy!

New Episode of The Drummer Diaries

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Hello good people! Phil ventures out for his inaugural gig with West Magnolias. Look out for many top tips as well as guest appearances from a Jedi and Santa! If you want to stay up to date with all things Drum Syllabus then subscribe to the Drum Syllabus Series Youtube channel here. And don’t forget to check out West Magnolias …

New Workbook Available

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Hot off the presses (well the virtual ones at least), comes the second title in the Drum Syllabus Series Workbook range. Syncopation Workbook 1 looks at adding syncopated snare drums to three previously studied groove types. With over one hundred exercises this workbook is ideal for any drummer looking to enhance their grooves and further develop their coordination and limb …

New Workbooks

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Hello Everybody! Very exciting news to share with you all today. The Drum Syllabus Series now offers workbooks designed to help with specific areas of your drumming. The first workbook, which focusses on open hi hat work is available now with more workbooks tackling a variety of different drum techniques on the way soon. But don’t just take my word …

Stix Trix: Developing the Bonham

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Hi guys and welcome to another Stix Trix video. In this video we are looking at how to expand upon the classic Bonham triplet lick.. For more videos and lessons please subscribe to the Drum Syllabus Series you tube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/DSSVideoLessons?sub_confirmation=1 You can also find the Drum Syllabus Series at: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/ppstix http://drumsyllabus.tumblr.com https://twitter.com/DrumSyllabus https://www.facebook.com/drumsyllabusseries Also a big thank you to …

Accessing Lesson Resources

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A few students have been asking how to access their lesson materials and all the other great stuff available on the Drum Syllabus app. So just for you here is a quick video showing you how to access all that lovely stuff…enjoy! Watch the video here.

The Force is Strong With DSS!

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Star Wars has been thrilling audiences of all ages for nearly 40 years, and every great film needs a great soundtrack. John Williams does not disappoint with his now (in my opinion at least) legendary score. To celebrate the release of the latest Star Wars film The Force Awakens, here is a quick lesson based on two of the tracks …

Learn Anything Faster Than Ever

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Want to know the quickest, easiest and fastest way to learn anything? Of Course you do right?! Then you need the Perfect Practice Routine. You can find it in Drum Syllabus term 3 available here:  

Losing Your Lesson Notes

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Do you find yourself losing your lesson notes? Then no fear the solution is here – The DSS practice folder! An A4 folder complete with the perfect practice routine from the Drum Syllabus Series as well as a glossary of musical terms and manuscript paper. Keep your notes organised and make your practice more efficent and productive. Get your folder today!

New Song Breakdown – Uptown Funk

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Hello guys Here a brand new song breakdown of Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk is available from the resources page. Got any songs you need breaking down? Just let me know.