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Stick Control - Variation 2b

This video demonstrates how to play pages 5-7 of the famous George Lawrence Stone - "Stick Control" book moving the right hand around the toms. Download a pdf file of this exercise Download a copy of the backing track Play along with the following exercises. Don't forget you can increase the tempo to challenge yourself.

Stick Control - Variation 2a

This video demonstrates how to play pages 5-7 of the famous George Lawrence Stone - "Stick Control" book moving the right hand onto the floor tom. Download a pdf file of this exercise Download a copy of the backing track Play along with the following exercise. Don't forget you can increase the tempo to challenge yourself.

Stick Control - Variation 1

This video demonstrates how to play pages 5-7 of the famous George Lawrence Stone - "Stick Control" book as written using a metronome and a backing track Download a pdf file of the exercises Download a copy of the backing track Play along with the following exercise. Don't forget you can increase the tempo to challenge yourself.

Stick Control - Introduction

The following video is an introduction to new series of lessons on pages 5-7 of the famous George Lawrence Stone - "Stick Control" Book. Download a pdf file of the exercises

Mug Shots

How many of these men and women, who have advanced the art of drumming in their own way, can you name?

Last Christmas

This is a great video that allows you to follow a transcription of this Christmas song released in December 1984. It was the most-played Christmas song of the 21st century in the UK until it was overtaken by “Fairytale of New York” in 2015. The drum track in this recording actually uses a Linn 9000 drum machine.

All I Want For Christmas

"All I Want for Christmas Is You" is a Christmas song performed by Mariah Carey and was released in October 1994. In November 2019 the song won three records in Guinness World Records for one of the best-selling and most recognisable Christmas songs, most streamed song on Spotify in 24 hours and most weeks in the UK singles Top 10 chart for a Christmas song. I am sorry to say that the drum drum track on this song is programmed and not played by a live drummer!!

Sleigh Bells Ring

Add some festive fun to your practice sessions and replace your metronome "click" with these sleigh bell tracks. To use, simply download and unzip this file, then select the tempo you want practice at and of you go!

Merry Christmas Y'All!

Beats Drum Studio Christmas vCard 2018. Current students (young and nor so young!) having some fun with this festive groove. #christmas #performance

the Truth Serum

This exercises looks at the most simple and basic strokes. It contains no accents, it is simply a sequence from one to four strokes and back down again. #greathandsforalifetime #singlestrokeroll #doublestrokes

Singles & Doubles

In this post we will look at the "Singles & Doubles" section from Tommy Igoe's "Great Hands for a Lifetime book. #greathandsforalifetime #singlestrokeroll #doublestrokes

Great Hands for a Lifetime - Rebounds (basic)

In this post we will look at the "Rebound" section of the basic routine from Tommy Igoe's "Great Hands for a Lifetime book Since it is the basic version we are looking at we will use only the parts indicated by the green dot (8,6,4,3 & 2). Play along with the audio track below. This track starts with 8's and loops for you to perfect this routine. #tommyigoe #greathandsforalifetime #rebounds

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