This course contains all of the content at Level 1 of the Drummers Academy of Music syllabus, written by John Vooght. This course will get you set up ready to play the drums, and playing with the correct technique. It covers all the music theory and drumming skills needed to get you playing and understanding the basics of many styles of music.
This course gives an introduction to rhythm, technique, time, rudiments, independence, music theory, Rock, Pop, Funk, Musical Theatre, Reggae, World Music, Jazz, and Orchestral music; and also includes lessons on playing to songs, and all Trinity College London Initial and Grade 1 pieces.
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Rock & Pop
Sixteenth Notes on the Downbeat and an Eighth Note on the Upbeat & Quarter Notes
Lesson Length: 21m50s
Sixteenth Notes on the Downbeat and an Eighth Note on the Upbeat & Eighth Notes
Lesson Length: 18m05s
Sixteenth Notes on the Downbeat and an Eighth Note on the Upbeat & Sixteenth Notes
Lesson Length: 18m06s
An Eighth Note On The Downbeat & Sixteenth Notes On The Upbeat & Sixteenth Notes
Lesson Length: 19m49s
Rock & Pop (continued)
Rhythm & Blues (R&B)
Hip HopThis section does not have any lessons.
Grade 1 Group A: ‘Gunning For Funk’ – Mike Osborn (Trinity College London Drum Kit 2020-2023)
Lesson length: 36m57s
Grade 1 Group B: ‘Three Wise Monkeys’ – Chris Burgess (Trinity College London Drum Kit 2020-2023)
Lesson Length: 36m43s
Grade1 Group A: ‘Soul Babes’ – Clark Tracey (Trinity College London Drum Kit 2020-2023)
Lesson Length: 41m24s