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August 21-26 Practice

Hi everyone, great to see you all again! Next week Jonny will be back, so have a look at this stuff for your next lesson. Koel- This week, practice beats 7-12 on the 16th note open hi hat sheet, with fills on the sexond half of the beat like we did in the lesson. Next, try to learn all of [...]

2021-08-16T06:26:40-04:00August 21st, 2020|

Practice for August 14-19

Hi everyone, it was great to see you all again yesterday! Thanks for working with me, Jonny will be very happy to see the progress we are making! Here is what I would like for you to work on for next time. Sylvie- Try playing the 16th note open hi hat beats one after another. First, repeat each one 4 [...]

2021-08-16T06:27:18-04:00August 14th, 2020|

Summer Practice

Thanks for all your work this week and this whole year! We have all learned a lot and I am very proud of all of you. Here are some practice tips for the summer to keep you playing! Ella- To continue improving and learning new material, try to improvise a bit every day. This can be anything from totally arhythmic [...]

2020-07-01T11:34:21-04:00July 1st, 2020|

June 24-29 Practice

Ella- This week, focus on the transitional sections in Breezeblocks. They're getting really solid now! Now, try doing them all at one tempo with the metronome. You'll notice that the first beat might be a bit slower than is comfortable, but that will set you up to be able to play the last one without trouble. Start wit metronome on [...]

2020-06-24T22:27:28-04:00June 24th, 2020|

June 17-22 Practice

Hi everyone, thanks for some good lessons this week! Here is what you should look at for next time. Ella- This week, work on the transitions between beats in Breezeblocks. Try to get the first transition down at 120 to the quarter note, and the second one at 90 to the quarter note (or 180 to the eifghth note). Jonah- [...]

2020-06-17T20:36:02-04:00June 17th, 2020|

June 10-15 Practice

Great work this week, everyone! Please look at these materials for next time. Ella- This week, try to nail down the first page of Breezeblocks. Also, take some time to listen to other music, could be anything, and try to play along. It doesn't have to be exactly right, just try to make some music and enjoy the drums. Jonah- [...]

2020-06-10T22:17:30-04:00June 10th, 2020|

June 3-8 Practice

Hi everyone, glad to see you all again! Here is what I would like for you to practice this week. Ella- Keep looking at Breezeblocks this week, it's already almost done! Focus on learning the new material in page 2, but review and try to work up speed in the first page as well. Jonah- This week, try to learn [...]

2020-06-03T21:00:57-04:00June 3rd, 2020|

May 27-June 1 Practice

Hi everyone, thanks for coming in prepared this week! Here is what I would like for you to work on this week so we can continue this progress. Ella- This week, take some time to learn the Breezeblocks beats. Try to have the first page learned for next time, but break it down so you can play the harder parts [...]

2020-05-27T16:56:31-04:00May 27th, 2020|

May 20-25 Practice

Hi everybody! Thanks for your continued effort in practicing every week! Here is what I would like for you to work on for next time. Sebastian- Here are links to some songs with really great drummers, take a look for some inspiration.John Bonham of Led Zeppelin- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwiTs60VoTMEric Moore- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzeM31yzReUQuestlove- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oR6spc4ETA. Also, take a look at Lesson 4 in the packet [...]

2020-05-22T13:51:43-04:00May 22nd, 2020|

Practice May 13-18

Hi everyone, great work today! Here is what I would like for you to practice this week. Sebastian- Thanks for getting you packet printed out! This week, have a look at Lesson 3 and review reading through those rhythms. Also, please look at Lesson 4 beats 1-12. Try to find where notes do and don't line up to help you [...]

2020-05-13T18:08:05-04:00May 13th, 2020|
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