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Learning Classic Drum Beats and Groove Techniques

Understand the techniques to play along to classic drum grooves and beats.

Learning Classic Drum Beats and Groove Techniques

Understand the techniques to play along to classic drum grooves and beats.

Description

Dave Previ is a New York City drummer since 2005, who has recorded and toured with many bands such as Nevereven, Willamette, Portraiture, Savoy In Colour, Sublunar Minds, and The Laura Thomas Band. Dave is a contributing writer for Modern Drummer Magazine as well an international clinician. In 20 lessons, Dave walks you through the best techniques for charting, transcribing sheet music, practicing, recording, and breaks down many classic Jazz, Funk, Rock, and many more so you can learn songs quickly and play them like the record.

Objectives

  • Learn the essential techniques to transcribe, practice and record.
  • Learn the grooves of classic rock songs.
  • Understand the grooves of funk songs.
  • Break down a range of rhythms and grooves, from Jazz to Reggae.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Essential Techniques
    In this step, Dave walks you through the best techniques for making a chart, transcribing sheet music, practicing, and recording songs.
  • 2
    Learn to Play Rock Classics
    In this step, Dave breaks down several classic rock songs.
  • 3
    Learn to Play Funk Classics
    In this step, Dave breaks down several classic funk songs.
  • 4
    Learn to Play Funk Classics Part 2
    In this step, Dave breaks down several more classic funk songs.
  • 5
    Learn to Play an Array of Genres
    In this step, Dave breaks down Jazz, Calypso, Go-Go, and Reggae songs.