Developing Bass Drum Control – Part 1

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Developing Bass Drum Control
If you're a heel up player you might want to check out part 0 of this series (on technique) and the MasterClass lesson first. Although I only spend a few minutes explaining the exercises in these lessons, the key to mastery is to spend a long time practicing them and don't move on until they feel comfortable to play.  It takes time for your body to learn new techniques.  By playing around with these exercises and making small adjustments to your technique as you go, you'll be giving your body Read more [...]

Developing Bass Drum Control – Technique Notes

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Developing Bass Drum Control
PLEASE NOTE: This is the first in the series on Bass Drum Control.  More videos will be added soon.  Like the Facebook page, subscribe to my RSS feed, or get a free MasterClass account to be notified of new videos when they're posted. One thing I'd love to master is the ability to play bursts of 3 or more notes on the kick with confidence and accuracy.  My right foot is the weakest element in most grooves that I play and I think it's about time I paid more attention to it.  I've been working Read more [...]