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applying rudiments to the drum set Course
$
79
Limited time offer
  • A system that can be used for any rudiment. Practical & intuitive.
  • One module released each week for 8 weeks
  • Course starts immediately upon signup
  • Video or audio student reviews by Stephen upon request
  • 8 video lessons, 8 practice application lessons, PDF sheet music
  • Video downloads of all lessons
  • Download links for all sheet music
  • Lifetime access to download links
  • 14 day money back guarantee
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29.99
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP - UNLIMITED ACCESS
  • Applying Rudiments To The Drum Set FREE (Regular $79)
  • 60+ Additional Drum Courses Included
  • Weekly LIVE Student Calls With Stephen & Team
  • Personalized Lesson Plan From Stephen Upon Request
  • Full Access To The DBD Online Drum School Campus
  • Access To SDS Community Forums & More
  • Student Reviews Upon Request
  • Monthly Live Call Guest Artist Series With Top Pros
  • 14 day money back guarantee
Building a vocabulary in jazz
$
79
Limited time offer
  • A system designed to give you confidence & improve your creativity in jazz
  • Based off of the proven methods developed by the late Alan Dawson
  • One module released each week for 8 weeks
  • Course starts immediately upon signup  
  • Video or audio student reviews by Stephen upon request
  • 8 video lessons & PDF sheet music
  • Video downloads of all lessons
  • Download links for all sheet music
  • All lessons are delivered to your email inbox
  • No membership, username, or login needed
  • Lifetime access to download links
  • 14 day money back guarantee
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How To Apply Rudiments To The Drum Set
Course
The purpose of this 8 week course is to teach you a method that you can use with any rudiment to gain complete facility around the kit with it. It focuses on an organized creative assembly line that utilizes 5 different zones and combinations of those zones to take the rudiment around the kit. You will also learn to play the rudiment in different subdivisions, move the accents, and how to incorporate it into your grooves and fills.
  • Week 1: Video 1 - The Paradiddle: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning structure. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Paradiddle exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 2: Video 1 - The Double Paradiddle: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning structure. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Double Paradiddle exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 3: Video 1 - The Paradiddle-Diddle: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning structure. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Paradiddle-Diddle exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 4: Video 1 - The Flam Accent: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents and flams; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning structure. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Flam Accent exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 5: Video 1 - The 5 Stroke Roll: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning structure. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the 5 Stroke Roll exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  •  Week 6: Video 1 - The Swiss Army Triplet: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Swiss Army Triplet exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 7: Video 1 - The Flam: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Incorporating the kick with the flam; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Flam exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
  • Week 8: Video 1 - The Flam Tap: Playing the rudiment in different subdivisions; Moving the accents; Moving the rudiment methodically around the kit using an assembly line and zoning. Sheet music included. Video 2 - Practice Breakout Session: Bonus video on how to work through the Flam Tap exercises in your practice time, trouble shoot problem areas, and apply the rudiment to your grooves and fills.
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  •  60+ Lesson Courses: Get How To Apply Rudiments To The Drum Set Course For FREE PLUS 60+ MORE Drum Courses. Each course (we call them tracks around here) is laser focused on a specific topic. All lesson tracks work through the proven DBD system so that you can see noticeable progress in your drumming with as little as 15 minutes of practice a day.
  • Weekly Live Student Calls: Tune in to the regularly scheduled live Q&A sessions with Stephen & team. You can submit your questions beforehand or join live and ask Stephen directly. The call goes until ALL questions are answered. If you miss it live, they are recorded & posted later for you to watch.
  • SDS Guest Artist Series: Regular industry pro's stop by the studio to share their experiences, playing, tips, & to answer questions. Past artists include Ronnie Tutt (Elvis, Neil Diamond), Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts), Darren King (Mute Math), Ben Sesar (Brad Paisley), Steve Goold (Owl City, Sara Bareilles), Scott Williamson (Session Great), Dave King (The Bad Plus, Happy Apple), & more. Oh, and you get to ask them questions during the live artist Q&A sessions!
  • DBD Student Forums: The DBD Campus is home to one of the best drumming communities out there. Jump in to the campus forum to meet other members, ask questions, share wins, participate in the monthly challenges, or just talk about gear.
  • Reviews & Lesson Plans: We're here to help you succeed. Whether you need a personalized lesson plan, a video review, email support, chat support, or you just have a question. There are multiple ways to get timely help from our dedicated team.
  • SDS Tech Talk: This is a section where you can learn about the latest metronome apps, how to record yourself on the cheap, and most anything else technology related. Don't see a topic you need? Just put in a request and we will do his best to get to it. Complete with a dedicated SDS Tech Talk discussion and question area in the forums.
  • ​Quick Tips: Ever wonder how to make a quickie song chart? Need tips for dealing with back pain while playing? Want to know how to set up your drum set for your body type? Short, actionable lessons on useful topics.
  • Playalongs: We love playing the drums, but more than that, we love playing MUSIC. Check out some of the playalongs to give your practice time a kick in the pants!
  • Private Members Only Facebook Group: Social media is a part of our daily life at this point. We have a private, members only Facebook group that you can join. I promise, you will never meet a more positive or supportive group of people on Facebook.
  • ​Progress Tracking: With the DBD program, you have the ability to track your progress. Mark lessons off as you go, save them for later, pick up where you left off, favorites, and more. All of these features are there to help you spend as little time on the "tech" and management side of your practice as possible. At SDS, we want all of your time to be spent drumming!
  • ​New Material Released Regularly: Don't worry, we're not talking about an onslaught of content. Each piece of content that we put into the student campus has been well thought out as to how it fits into the program. Many times, the courses and lessons are in direct response to student requests.
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