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Who is this course for?

Course Level | Intermediate/Advanced


This Bass Drum Independence Course is designed to help drummers of all levels develop their independence and coordination on the bass drum. In this course, you will learn a variety of exercises and techniques that will help you become more comfortable with playing complex rhythms on the bass drum. You will also learn how to use different sticking patterns, accents, and dynamics to create interesting grooves and fills. This course is perfect for those who are looking to take their playing to the next level or just want to add some new ideas into their playing.


Lesson 1: Bass drum permutations exercise

  • 12 bass drum placemements alongside a pattern with your hands.
  • Using dynamics to carve out space for your bass drum notes.
  • Unlocking bass drum freedom 


Lesson 2: Taking the exercise in lesson 1 and orchestrating drum grooves.

  • Play along sections with examples of these grooves at multiple tempos.
  • Inspiring ideas for playing new grooves.




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