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August 3rd Assignments

Sylvie: Great job this week Sylvie, it was great to see you again! This week keep working on the paradiddle rudiments, being sure to play them all loud, soft, and with the written accents. When you're playing them with the accents be very strict about keeping two different height, we want the accents loud and the non-accents quiet. For Chameleon, [...]

2022-08-03T23:29:30-04:00August 3rd, 2022|

July 27th Assignment

Sam Yo dude, keep up the work with Put Me Thru, it sounds great! This week try to work on these beats for 15mins a day, nice and slow. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GDjDb81HaLkwICOl6s-v0VX_ShO2q3j7/view?usp=sharing See ya next week!

2022-07-27T20:30:20-04:00July 27th, 2022|

July 6th Assignments

Sam Hi Sam, until I see you in a couple weeks I want you to work on the beginning groove and opening sections for Anderson .Paak's Gidget. Here's a video to refresh yourself on the beat. Don't forget to go slowly and make sure things are nice and clean and that the hi-hat isn't too loud. Have a great time [...]

2022-07-06T20:59:44-04:00July 6th, 2022|

June 22nd Assignments

Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30mins a day What to practice: This week Lucas I want you work on repeating the beat and fill at least 4 times. Here is the UPDATED TRANSCRIPTION How to practice effectively: The link to the video is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fR9DOnOB8p94BMU-unmwhxk37wiAZuJr/view?usp=sharing Hey, remember today when you said you couldn't do it, and then you did? Yeah we [...]

2022-06-22T20:14:51-04:00June 22nd, 2022|

June 15th Assignments

Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30mins a day What to practice: This week Lucas I want you work on repeating the beat and fill at least twice in Back in Black. Here is the UPDATED TRANSCRIPTION How to practice effectively: The link to the video is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fR9DOnOB8p94BMU-unmwhxk37wiAZuJr/view?usp=sharing Really great work today! You've got the beat and fill down! Now all [...]

2022-06-15T22:55:33-04:00June 15th, 2022|

June 8th Assignments

Hey guys I heard great things from Jacob today, awesome job!   Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30mins a day What to practice: This week Lucas I want you work on the transition from the fill back into the beat in Back in Black. Here is the UPDATED TRANSCRIPTION How to practice effectively: Here is the link to my video [...]

2022-06-08T22:08:50-04:00June 8th, 2022|

June 6th Assignment

Jonathan Recommended amount of practice time: 30 mins a day What to practice: This week Jonathan I want you to play Rock With You up to the bottom of the page. Also take a look at this transcription of the Cissy Strut. How to practice effectively: For Rock With You, I think you know what you're doing. Keep listening to the song [...]

2022-06-06T11:08:00-04:00June 6th, 2022|

May 28th Assignment

Jonathan Recommended amount of practice time: 30 mins a day What to practice: This week Jonathan I want you to play Rock With You up to the bottom of the page. Also take a look at this transcription of the Cissy Strut. How to practice effectively: For Rock With You try getting to the bottom of the transcription page. Most of it [...]

2022-06-03T00:27:08-04:00June 3rd, 2022|

June 1st Assignments

Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30mins a day What to practice: This week Lucas I want you to keep working on the beginning beat to Back in Black. Here is the UPDATED TRANSCRIPTION How to practice effectively: Here is the link to my video to help: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QvqQnDLBEEbmT5PpdQBIdVcixSIZ0CcI/view?usp=sharing Start by playing the normal beat a few times. Then try the fill without [...]

2022-06-08T11:51:09-04:00June 3rd, 2022|

May 25th Assignments

Lucas How many minutes to practice: 15-30 What to practice: This week Lucas I want you to work on the beginning beat to Back in Black How to practice effectively: Here is the link to my video to help: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QvqQnDLBEEbmT5PpdQBIdVcixSIZ0CcI/view?usp=sharing Start by playing the normal beat a few times. Then try the fill without the bass drum. Then add in the bass [...]

2022-05-29T03:38:19-04:00May 29th, 2022|
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