Counting Exercise: “1 2 3 4”
–Put the “1” and “3” on the bass drum
Fruit Salad Game (pear, apple, pineapple, watermelon)
–Practice saying & playing the fruits, matching your rhythm to the syllables


Warmups (1min each) **keep thumbs on sticks–no boxing mitts
–8 on a hand
–Singles; doubles; paradiddles
–Roll exercise (apple-apple-watermelon-watermelon)
*Alfred Solo #2
–Working on first two lines, paying close attention to dynamic markings (f, p, etc)
Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams: Lose Yourself to Dance
–Adding variations to the main groove (chicka-chick on hihat; tom bomb before snare)
–Building drum solos on top of “four on the floor” bass drum
Xylophone: Alouette p33


Warmups (1min each):
–Triplet Exercise 120bpm
–Sixteenth-note Exercise 100bpm
Syncopation Book: Lesson 4, Ex. 5-8 add 9-10 **(10-15min)
–If it’s tricky, learn it in steps:
–Step 1) LH only
–Step 2) LH + RH only
–step 3) add in feet
Lenny Kravitz: Are you Gonna Go My Way
–Learn everything up until the end of the Guitar Solo