-Warmups (30 sec each)
     -8 on a hand
     -Singles; doubles; paradiddles
     -Roll exercise (apple-apple-watermelon-watermelon)
         -find your speed limit, starting slow and gradually increasing the speed
     -New Warm Up Song: Don’t Let Me Down – Chainsmokers and Daya
-Basic Beat
     Level 4 – good
     *Level 5 – switching between LH and RH lead!
-Fruit Salad game
     *watermelon, apple, coconut, raspberry
     *raspberry, coconut, watermelon, apple
worksheet: Alfred Lesson 1 – good!
     *Alfred Lesson 2 *please learn ex. 1-8.
         *Make sure the beats (ie: “1”, “2”, “3”, and “4”) always stay the same speed. the “and” part of the count fits in between each beat.


-Warmups (slow, med, fast):
     8 on a hand
Basic Beat Level 3
     *Work on getting this more comfortable and faster
Fruit Salad Game
     *add coconut, raspberry, and mango
     *move each fruit to a different drum
Worksheet – **Alfred Lesson 2
     *Careful to play the eighth-notes and quarter-notes at the proper speeds


     Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles
         *Focus on making Wrist Strokes
     -Sixteenth note exercise (80bpm)
         *four counts each
Realistic Rock worksheet – good work! For the 12 Bar Ex:
     *come up with some drum fills with varying rhythms (quarters, eighths, sixteenths; make different combinations)
**New Song: Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way
     *Learn intro by ear, I’ll bring a chart for next week


     -8 on a hand (1min)
     -Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles (1 min)
         *make sure it’s one measure of each, count to four
Lesson 7
     **rock beat exercises #5-8
-Drum fill (“4 and a”)
**Sad But True


     -S,d, and P at 100 (using “What is Hip?” as a tempo)
     -Flam, flam accent, flam tap, flamacue (30 sec each)
     -Paradiddle ex. (1min)
     -Ride pattern exercise
-Bossa Nova
*Realistic Rock p. 14-15
*Bill Withers: Use me
     *Main groove
     *to work on your Hihat splashes, use ex. 3 from Drumset Musician p. 11 (in the Google Drive) playing open hihats on:
         1) the “and” of “4”
         2) the “and” of “2”
         3) the “and” of “3”
         4) on “3”
         **each hihat splash should only last an eighth note
You forgot your bossa nova/Use Me sheet here! I’ll keep it until next week.


     -double stops
     -Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles at 80bpm (1min)
-Swing beat
     -Single beats on snare (4, 3, 2, etc.)
Back in Black
     *Up to end of Guitar Solo
     *some details: three snares before the chorus; extra bass drums before the “Back in Black” shots; Guitar Solo with


     -singles, doubles, and paradiddles
         *wrist strokes
     -Paradiddles with accents
         *Think about the choreography involved in this: raising and lowering arm for accents
-Watermelon Man
     -Figured out the roadmap, now it’s time to put it all together
     -Check out the “hindehu” on youtube to learn more about these cool instruments!