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3 Against 4 Polyrhythmic Version of Stick Control
Daniel Bedard has a mind blowing adaptation of George L. Stone's famous Stick Control book. Daniel plays the exercises as triplets instead of sixteenths and this creates a nice 3 against 4 feel.
Spirit Founding Member and Drummer Ed Cassidy Dies at Age 89
Ed Cass Cassidy, founding member of the prog/psychedelic rock band Spirit, passed away on Thursday. Cassidy died from cancer while living in an assisted living home in San Jose. He was 89.
Karriem Riggins Lays Down a Heavy Groove for Diana Krall on Letterman
Karriem Riggins held down the groove with Diana Krall last night on Late Night With David Letterman in support of her October album release Glad Rag Doll.
Rhythm Magazine's Drummer's World Cup 9 Greatest Jazz Drummers
Rhythm Magazine's Drummer's World Cup enters the world of jazz. This may be the toughest category considering jazz is the oldest form of drumset playing.
Pearl's Project 108 Video Casting Call
Today Pearl announced their new social video project entitled Project 108. This crowd-sourced video will feature Pearl artists such as Todd Sucherman, Terence Higgins, Scott Johnson, Omar Hakim, and possibly you.
Drummer's World Cup Continues With the Metal/Progressive Rock Category
Rhythm Magazine's Drummer's World Cup continues on, this time ranking the best metal and progressive rock drummers of all-time. Joey Jordison of Slipknot fame dominated this round claiming nearly 50% of the vote.
Past Daily Drum Lessons
"Magic" Drum Fill Timing Exercise
Ydna Murd's "Magic" drum fill exercise with test your inner metronome. This exercise plays quarter-notes on the snare (alternating hands) while playing triplets, sixteenths, quints, and sextuplets on the toms.
RLLK Sticking Drum Fill Pattern
Drum It In A Minute has a quick and easy to learn fill pattern. Get creative and move this thing around the kit!
Open Roll Beat and Motion Displacement
Joe Crabtree's lesson on open roll beat displacement is part rudiment exercise, part counting exercise, and part independence exercise all rolled into one.
Paradiddle and Open Stroke Roll Warm-Up Exercise
Alex Ribchester has a combination warm-up exercise and tongue twister. This four bar phrase gets both the brain and fingers ready for action.