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April 27th Assignments

Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30 What to practice: This week Lucas I want you to  keep playing the beats for Lesson 7 How to practice effectively: For Lesson 7, keep hacking at these a little bit more. Remember that its ok to go slowly and stop and start when you're practicing, but when you're playing for real you [...]

2022-04-28T21:57:41-04:00April 28th, 2022|

April 20th Assignments

Sebastian What to practice: This week Sebastian I want you to keep working on the Lesson 8 fills. How to practice effectively: For fills the important thing is to count when you start and make sure that you land on beat one. Try out each type of fill carefully and with counting. Be creative and try mixing and matching different grooves with [...]

2022-04-28T21:48:38-04:00April 21st, 2022|

April 21st Assignments

Will Recommended Time to Practice: 20-30mins a day What to practice: This week Will keep focusing on Beggin', try out this awareness exercise we covered: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XI2aHSBTnU&ab_channel=HudsonMusic, and work on the 16th note beats Jonny gave to you. How to practice effectively: Beggin' is in a great spot, I can tell you're comfortable and that you know the song. Whats going to take it to [...]

2022-04-21T23:37:15-04:00April 21st, 2022|

April 16th Assignment

Jonathan Recommended amount of practice time: 30 mins a day What to practice: This week Jonathan I want you to practice the rest of the beats for Lesson 17 as well as the beginning to Rock With You. How to practice effectively: For Lesson 17 just finish up the last few we didn't get to today. In Rock With You, work through [...]

2022-04-16T11:40:36-04:00April 16th, 2022|

April 14th Assignments

Sebastian What to practice: This week Sebastian I want you to keep working on the Lesson 8 fills. How to practice effectively: For fills the important thing is to count when you start and make sure that you land on beat one. Try out each type of fill carefully and with counting. Be creative and try mixing and matching different grooves with [...]

2022-04-14T02:56:21-04:00April 14th, 2022|

April 9th Assignment

Jonathan Recommended amount of practice time: 30 mins a day What to practice: This week Jonathan I want you to practice beats for Lessons 16 and 17 as well as the beginning to Rock With You. How to practice effectively: For Lesson 16 just go slowly and make sure to be accurate, these ones aren't too hard. For Lesson 17, remember to [...]

2022-04-10T00:44:37-04:00April 10th, 2022|

April 6th Assignments

Sebastian What to practice: This week Sebastian I want you to keep working on playing beats with fills like we did today! Here are some other ones you can try as well. How to practice effectively: For fills the important thing is to count when you start and make sure that you land on beat one. Try starting the fill on beat [...]

2022-04-08T00:24:57-04:00April 6th, 2022|

March 30th Assignments

Sebastian What to practice: This week Sebastian I want you to write in the counts and practice the Lesson 3 reading and hand exercises How to practice effectively: Start with writing the counts above the notes for the rest of the Lesson 3 Reading we didn’t cover today. Then once you’ve written in the counts and double check they are right, [...]

2022-04-01T01:43:40-04:00April 1st, 2022|

March 26th Assignment

Jonathan Recommended amount of practice time: 30 mins a day What to practice: This week Jonathan I want you to practice beats 4, 5, and 6 of the Lesson 15 beats with the variations we worked on and keep practicing your last beat on the drum set. How to practice effectively: So for the Lesson 15 beats, play them with these hi-hat [...]

2022-03-28T01:55:34-04:00March 28th, 2022|
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