20230527 Saturday at ABC
-Stick control #24-32 (140 bpm)
-Good, keep working on this so that the stickings become comfortable and fluid
-focus on clean, even strokes
*Paradiddles WITH ACCENTS
     -Play the first note of each paradiddle with an accent
     -Make accented strokes TALL and non-accented strokes short
Joel Rothman *Lesson 12, rock beats 6-10
-Ex. 1 and 2 from Lesson 1 in the GH Green book
*G Major Scale
*F Major Scale
-Review of playing position – good
-8 on a hand exercise (three speeds, 30 sec each speed)
-Single Stroke Roll (R-L-R-L….) playing smooth, even, controlled strokes (30 sec)
**Double Stroke Roll (R-R-L-L…)
-Basic Beat
     -Level 2
     -Level 3
          Step 1) Count “1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and”
          Step 2) Play the hihat on all counts
          Step 3) Play the bass drum on “1”, “2”, “3”, and “4”
          Step 4) Play the snare drum on “2” and “4”
                      Good! Keep working on this to get it comfortable
**Fruit Salad game (Pear, apple, strawberry, watermelon)
     *Come up with your own fruit salads by combining four fruits
*Alfred Lesson 1 (in google drive) please print
      *Learn ex. 1-7
      *Once these exercises feel easy, play the Combination Study at the bottom (playing stems-up notes only)
     -8 on a hand
     -Stick Control 1-13* (200bpm)
-Drumset Musician **p12, ex. 8-15
     Four times through each
-ACDC – Back In Black
     *Now, play the fills between snare and hihat (as it sounds on the recording)
     **Add the bass drum in, attached to the hihat
     ***Add a crash in on “1” after each drumfill