Gordon is Subbing Next Week (Dec 5th)


-Warmups (try at three speeds)
8 on a Hand
Single Strokes
Double stokes
*Paradiddles (LRLL RLRR…)
*Alfred, Lesson 6 starting next week
*Drumset Musician Worksheet p. 12 ex. 8-11 (print)
ACDC – Back in Black – opening beat and drum fill (add BD sync next)


Triplet Exercise (Goal tempo = 110*)
Sixteenth Note Exercise (goal tempo=90bpm**)
*Stick Control Ex. 51-56 (120bpm)
Joel Rothman Lesson 16**
Lenny Kravitz: Are You Gonna go my Way–great
*Let’s start brainstorming next songs
Xylophone *Pno book pg 48


-Warmups (slow, med, fast):
          8 on a hand
          Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles
          Roll Exercise
Double Paradiddles
Alfred Lesson 5: Combination Study
Tom thing: 1 a2 3 & 4 (develop into beat next week?)
*Another One Bites the Dust – up to first fill – basic beat level 1


Stick Control page 10, ex 1-12–>focus on wrist strokes
*New Song: Under Pressure – up until first chorus (or more)


Pad Exercises (1min/ea):
          Triplet Exercise (goal tempo=130*)
          Sixteenth-note exercise (goal tempo=100*)
          Roll Exercises (80bpm)
          Flams and Flam Taps (80-90bpm)**
**Rhythm exercise 40bpm
*Syncopation p. 37 (graduate to next chapter)
*Brushes: swish-and-2 3 4 pattern (rlr r r ) *and* 1 swish-and 3 4
Dave Weckl Playalong Book: Chapter 2 Sixteenth Feel
*learn the basic grooves
*bonus: listen and play along
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