Warmups (1min each):
–Triplet Ex. 120bpm
–Sixteenth-note Ex. 100bpm
–***Ride pattern exercise with basic beat (RH ride–>RH hihat–>LH ride–>LH hihat)
–Good work on the 20 bar exercise!
–Learn ex. 1 from p33 (in the google drive) playing the written line on the snare with the swing beat underneath***
Van Halen: Jump
–Add in the drum fills at the beginning


Djembe lesson!
–playing the soca beat on the djembe


Padwork (1min/ea)
–Linear triplets (R-L-K…) goal tempo this week=130bpm (steady, smooth)
–Triplet ex. (Goal Tempo=130)
–Sixteenth-Note Exercise (goal tempo = 100)
–Flam Taps: try “breaking down” this rudiment (slow–>max speed–>slow)
–Singles, Doubles, Paradiddles – goal tempo: 130bpm
Stevie Wonder: Superstition
–play everything up until the breakdown, we’ll learn that big fill next week
–Please print***


Great work! See you in the Fall. Happy Baseball-ing


Djembe Lesson! Learning the basic strokes, playing low and high tones
Survivor – Eye of the Tiger
–Playing the basic beat, paying close attention to make the “3 + 4e+ ” drumfill happen at the right time (snare-tom-snaresnare-hihat)


Djembe Lesson!

We Will Rock You
–Playing bass-bass-snare along with the beat
–filling in the gap in the beat with extra notes!
Working on two parts at once:
–LH plays “1 2 3 4” while RH plays on “2” and “4”