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!

End of Term Friend jam

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As a bit of fun (yes I know, fun in the classroom whatever next)?! Students have been taking part in some healthy competition against their peers using Roland’s drumming software ‘Friend Jam’. Friend Jam monitors a student’s performance whilst they play along to a backing track and gives them a score out of 600. Students are marked on five criteria; …

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.

Semiquaver Groupings Video

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Here is a quick video demonstrating some of the orchestrations and applications of different semiquaver groupings. In this demonstration I am using groups of 3 – RLL, 5 – RLRLL and 7 – RLRLRLL. As always if you have any questions, comments or indeed your own videos please feel free to share. http://www.youtube.com//subscribtion_center?add_user=DSSVideoLessons For more information on the drum syllabus …

Paradiddle Fills Video Lesson

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Here we are looking at a selection of Paradiddle fills played in semiquavers and orchestrated around the kit. Example one shows the basic Paradiddle sticking on the snare. Example two orchestrates the dominant hand ‘down’ the toms. The non-dominant hand remains on the snare drum throughout. Example three orchestrates the dominant hand ‘up’ the toms. Example four starts by traveling down the …

Double Stroke Ladder

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Today’s Warm Up Lesson

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Here is the video of today’s warm up leasson. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.

New Year’s Practice Resolutions

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With the new year beckoning (hopefully) lots of students will be resolving to practice more. Whilst of course more practice is always a good thing, it can often be wasted if not done effectively. Below is a short extract from The Drum Syllabus Series outlining how to maximise your practice time. ‘Practice makes perfect’ we’ve all heard the saying, it has …

Brand New Merchandise Page

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A brand new merchandise page has been added to Drum Syllabus 1.0. Check out our Facebook page Drum Syllabus 1.0 and your merch now!    

A New Video Lesson For You

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I have just uploaded a brand new video lesson on the 6 Stroke Roll. Please feel free to watch, share, subscribe and enjoy! Check out my latest video lesson here: