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As musicians, recorded music is a super important part of our lives. Music is our source of learning, study, growth, and enjoyment. It is the resource that allows us to learn from the best of the best. If I wanted to, I could listen to John Coltrane play his tenor sax...

More Instruments Joining Our Already Big Family

As many of you know we have been going through a complete rebrand of our schools since sept 2016 and we are starting to get closer to becoming a multi-instrument music school at all of our locations. Currently, only our Granite Bay location offers all instruments and...

Justin Barnes – Hihat and ride technique

A very simple but extremely important lesson about a few hihat and ride techniques to work on the next time you practice that will make you a much better drummer and musician. Hope you enjoy this one. Don’t forget to subscribe. Drum Instructor: Justin Barnes Web:...

Cameron Womack – Brush Lesson

Cameron Explores the world of brush playing to give you guys something new to work on. Hope you enjoy this one. ***Small edit! “Sweet on Beats 1 and 3 not 1 and 2*** Don’t forget to subscribe. Drum Instructor: Cameron Womack Web: https://www.thedrumlab.net...

Ben Wood – Paradiddle Fill

If done right this fill will sound REAL GOOD! Just have to watch the video to see how and why. Just as Ben Wood, he certainly thinks so. We hope you enjoy the videos and lessons. Don’t forget to subscribe. Drum Instructor: Ben Wood Facebook:...

Stixx – Motown Classic Fill

Drum Lab instructor Stixx revisits one of the most famous fills of all time! This Motown classic is on an incredible amount of records and has been played by so many great drummers of our time and drummers from the past! If you play drums this is a MUST KNOW fill....

Eli Aksen – Paradiddle Permutation

Eli Aksen and his Hype man (Anthony Ty Johnson) pay a quick visit to the big topic of Paradiddle Permutation. Hopefully this inspires you to dig deeper and learn more about this awesome concept. We will post more about it in the future.Please tell us what you think,...

Tyler Lydell – Left Handed Tasty Snack

Simple, small, detail that will change up the way you play alternating 16th note grooves on the hihat. Hope you have fun with this one. Many times groove is made up of the details and this one can totally change how full your hihat pattern sounds. Remember to let us...

Anthony Ty Johnson – Money Beat

Anthony Ty Johnson might be young but his wisdom is well beyond his years. If you can get this concept of the money beat discussed in this video early on in your music career you will always have gigs and opportunities. If you are a seasoned player this is just a...

Tyler Lydell – Stutter Step

A simple but really cool concept by Tyler Lydell. A widely used concept in hiphop drumming but can spice up or enhance a variety of styles. Also a great way to develop your left foot control and coordination. Have fun, let us know what you think and feel free to ask...

Ben Wood – Six Stroke Roll Lick

Ben Wood shares a very simple yet musical way to play a six stroke roll as a fill. Take a stab at it and always remember that there are always ways to change or alter the patter and explore more possibilities. Enjoy, share, and let us know what you think! Thank you...

Tyler Lydell – The Six Nasty

Drum lab Drum Instructor Tyler Lydell’s “Six Nasty” It is 6 notes long, and it is NASTY! Its a fun little lick that can be orchestrated anywhere on the kit. Practice playing it as different subdivision like Tyler does in the videos. Please leave any...

Jonathan Withem – Cajon 1

Jonathan is not only a drum teacher but an incredible percussionist. So he decided to help drummers bridge the gap by doing a four part series on beginner cajon playing. In this first installment he explains and demonstrates how to get the best “kick” and...