Past Lesson Schedules

Past Lessons

December 2012

Beginner Lessons

The Flamacue December 4 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Sextuplets & Accents Pt.4 December 11 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm The Police – “Wrapped Around Your Finger” December 18 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm December 25 No Lesson – MERRY CHRISTMAS

Intermediate Lessons

The Flamacue December 4 @ 8:00pm December 6 @ 10:30am Cascara Pattern #3 December 11 @ 8:00pm December 13 @ 10:30am The Police – “Murder By Numbers” December 18 @ 8:00pm December 20 @ 10:00am No Lesson – MERRY CHRISTMAS

Advanced Lessons

The Flamacue December 6 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Cascara Pattern #3 Pt.2 December 13 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm The Police – “Message In A Bottle” December 20 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Setting Up A Big Band Pt. 1 & 2 December 30 @ 4:00pm and 8:00pm

November 2012

Beginner Lessons

Beginner Bass Drum Permutation November 6 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Beginner Snare Permutation November 13 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Drum Cover Week – Motown November 19 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Beginner Hi-Hat Permutation November 27 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm

Intermediate Lessons

Intermediate Bass Drum Permutation November 6 @ 8:00pm November 8 @ 10:30am Intermediate Snare Permutation November 13 @ 8:00pm November 15 @ 10:30am Drum Cover Week – Motown November 19 @ 8:00pm November 25 @ 10:30am Intermediate Hi-Hat Permtation November 27 @ 8:00pm November 29 @ 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

Hybrid Rudiment: Cheese November 8 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Advanced Snare Permutation November 15 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Drum Cover Week – Motown November 25 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Advanced Hi-Hat Permutation Novembber 29 @ 1:00pm and 8:30pm

STUDENT REVIEWS!!!

November 8 @ 8:30pm November 22 @ 8:30pm

October 2012

Beginner Lessons

Bass Drum Control October 2 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Sextuplets & Accents Pt.2 October 9 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm “All The Small Things” by Blink 182 October 16 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm How To Practice Pt.2 October 23 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Bass Drum Control Pt. 2 October 30 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm

Intermediate Lessons

Move That Back Beat Pt.3 October 2 @ 8:00pm October 4 @ 10:30am Mambo Workout October 9 @ 8:00pm October 11 @ 10:30am “Everlong” by The Foo Fighters October 16 @ 8:00pm October 18 @ 10:30am Left Foot Hi-Hat Workout October 23 @ 8:00pm October 25 @ 10:30am Adding Kick To Your Flams October 30 @ 8:00pm November 1 @ 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

Flam Taps & Grandpa’s Workout October 4 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Linear Madness October 11 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm “What Is Hip” Pt.1 by Tower of Power October 18 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm “What Is Hip” Pt.2 October 25 @ 1:00pm and 8:30pm Advanced Bass Drum Permutation November 1 @ 1:00pm and 9:00pm

STUDENT REVIEWS!!!

October 18 @ 8:30pm

September 2012

Beginner Lessons

Limb Independence w/ Quarter Notes Septmeber 4 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Hand and Foot Coordination Pt. 4 September 11 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm Limb Independence with Quarter Notes Pt. 2 September 18 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm How To Practice Pt.1 September 25 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm

Intermediate Lessons

Limb Independence w/ Eighth Notes September 4 @ 8:00pm September 6 @ 10:30am Cascara in 6/8 September 11 @ 8:00pm September 13 @ 10:30am Mambo September 18 @ 8:00pm September 20 @ 10:30am Changing Styles: 6/8 Latin to Mambo September 25 @ 8:00pm September 27 @ 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

Grandmas on the Kit September 6 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Grandpas September 13 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Grandpas on the Kit September 20 @ 1:00pm and 8:00pm Breaking Up the Hi-Hat Pt. 4 September 27 @ 1:00pm and 8:30pm

STUDENT REVIEWS!!!

September 20 @ 8:30pm

August 2012

Beginner Lessons

The Five Stroke Roll August 7 at 10:30am and 1:00pm Drum Cover Week: “Free Falling” August 14 at 10:30am and 1:00pm ON VACATION August 21 at NO LESSON (Vacation) Linear Groove (April 22) Revisited August 28 at 10:30am and 1:00pm

Intermediate Lessons

Flam Taps on the Drumkit August 7 at 8:00pm August 9 at 10:30am Drum Cover Week: “Brown Eyed Girl” August 14 at 8:00pm August 16 at 10:30am Advancing The Bossa Nova August 21 at NO LESSON (Vacation) August 23 at 12:30pm Changing Styles: Swing and Bossa Nova August 28 at 8:00pm August 30 at 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

Grandmas August 9 at 12:30pm and 8:00pm Drum Cover Week: “Brick House” August 16 at 12:30pm and 8:00pm Elvin Jones – Style and Analysis August 23 at 2:00pm and 9:00pm Groove Study: Breaking Up the Hi-Hat Pt.2 August 30 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm

STUDENT REVIEWS!!!

August 9 at 8:30pm August 30 at 8:30pm

July 2012

Beginner Lessons

16th Note Kick Options July 1 at 2:00pm July 3 at 10:30am Drum Cover Week: “Superstition” July 8 NO LESSON!!! July 10 at 10:30am Hand & Foot Coordination Pt.3 July 15 at 2:00pm July 17 at 10:30am Sextuplets and Accents July 24 at 10:30am and 1:00pm TBA August 2 at 10:30am

Intermediate Lessons

Move That Backbeat Pt. 2 July 3 at 1:00pm & 8:00pm July 5

STUDENT REVIEWS!!!

at 10:30am Drum Cover Week: “Rock and Roll” July 10 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm July 12 at 10:30am Advancing The Bossa Nova July 17 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm July 19 at 10:30 Jazz Comping July 24 at 8:00pm July 26 at 10:30am Sextuplets and Accents August 2 at 1:00 pm August 3 at 1:45 pm

Advanced Lessons

Advanced Jazz Comping July 5 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm Drum Cover Week: “Let’s Get It On” July 12 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm Groove Study: Breaking Up the Hi-Hat July 19 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm TBA July 26 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm Sextuplets and Accents August 2 at 9:00 pm August 3 at 2:15 pm

June 2012

Beginner Lessons

“The Flam Accent” May 27 at 2:00pm May 29 at 10:30am “Sextuplets: What Are They?” June 3 at 2:00pm June 5 at 10:30am “Hand & Foot Coordination Pt.2” June 10 at 2:00pm June 12 at 10:30am “Paradiddles & Flam Accents Workout” June 17 at 2:00pm June 19 at 10:30am “The Bossa Nova” June 24 at 2:00pm June 26 at 10:30am

Intermediate Lessons

“Utilizing The Flam Accent” May 29 at 1:00pm & 8:00pm May 31 at 10:30am “Move That Backbeat!” June 5 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm June 7 at 10:30am “Linear Pattern Continued (April 3rd)” June 12 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm June 14 at 10:30 “Flam Taps and Accents” June 19 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm June 21 at 10:30am “Setting Up Your Kit For YOU” June 26 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm June 28 at 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

“Swing: Reading Exercises” May 31 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm “Flam Accents/Taps Over the Samba” June 7 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Permutation Study Pt. 1” June 14 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Permutation Study Pt. 2” June 21 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Just For Fun” June 28 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm

May 2012

Beginner Lessons

“Paradiddle: Fill Applications” April 29 at 2:00pm May 1 at 10:30am “Intro: Moving Around a Linear Fill” May 6 at 2:00pm May 8 at 10:30am “Funky Drummer Day” Up For The Downstroke May 13 at 2:00pm May 15 at 10:30am “Hand & Foot Coordination” May 20 OUT OF TOWN – NO LESSON!!! May 22 at 10:30am

Intermediate Lessons

“Paradiddle: Fill Applications” May 1 at 1:00pm & 8:00pm May 3 at 10:30am “Samba Study” May 8 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm May 10 at 10:30am “Funky Drummer Day” Feel Like Funkin’ It Up May 15 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm May 17 NO 10:30 LESSON!!! “Hand & Foot Study” May 22 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm May 24 at 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

“Paradiddle: Fill Applications” May 3 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm “Mambo Workout” May 10 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Funky Drummer Day” Cantneverdidnothin May 17 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Ghosting Patterns” May 24 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm

April 2012

Beginner Lessons

“Accenting Upbeats in a Groove” April 1 at 2:00pm April 3 at 10:30am “The Double Paradiddle” April 8 -Easter – NO LESSON April 10 at 10:30am “Beginner Linear Fill” April 15 at 2:00pm April 17 at 10:30am “Beginner Linear Groove” April 22 at 2:00pm April 24 at 10:30am

Intermediate Lessons

“Linear Pattern” April 3 at 1:00pm & 8:00pm April 5 at 10:30am “Double Paradiddle Accent Patterns” April 10 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm April 12 at 10:30am “Samba!” April 17 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm April 19 at 10:30am “Writing for the Song” April 24 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm April 26 at 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

“Grooving in 5/4” April 5 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “The Double Paradiddle Applied” April 12 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Swing: Reading Exercises” April 19 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Grooving in 5/4…Again!” April 26 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm (also…my birthday!)

March 2012

Beginner Lessons

“Gripping the Stick Properly” March 4 at 2:00pm March 6 at 10:30am “The Paradiddle” March 11 at 2:00pm March 13 at 10:30am “Funky Drummer Day” March 18 at 2:00pm March 20 at 10:30am “Bass Drum Control” March 25 at 2:00pm March 27 at 10:30am

Intermediate Lessons

“Using the Flam Tap” March 6 at 1:00pm & 8:00pm March 8 at 10:30am “Paradiddle Accent Patterns” March 13 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm March 15 at 10:30am “Funky Drummer Day” March 20 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm March 22 at 10:30am “Bass Drum Endurance” March 27 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm March 29 at 10:30am

Advanced Lessons

“Flam Tap in the Paradiddle-diddle” March 8 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Samba and the Paradiddle” March 15 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Funky Drummer Day” March 22 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm “Bass Drum Speed Workout” March 29 at 1:00pm and 8:00pm

 

February 2012

Feb. 2: Morning: Rudiment: The Flam Tap Evening: The Flam Tap w/ The Rhythmic Scale

Feb. 7: Linear Groove Revisited (from Jan. 19)

Feb. 9: The Samba: Basics Pt. 1 & 2

Feb. 14: Funky Drummer Day

Feb. 16: Warm Ups

Feb. 21: How To Make A Quickie Drum Chart

Feb. 23: Rock Grooves

Feb. 28: The Mambo-Hi-Hat Variations Pt. 2

January 2012

Jan. 3: Linear Pattern Revisited (from Dec. 20th lesson)

Jan 5: Advancing the Soca

Jan. 10: Applying the Paradiddle-diddle to the Kit

Jan. 12: Funky Drummer Day

Jan. 17: Flamming It Up

Jan. 19: Linear Groove

Jan. 24: Rock 101

Jan. 26: The Mambo-Hi-Hat Variations

Jan. 31: TBA

December 2011

Dec. 1: The Paradiddle-diddle

Dec. 6: Intro to Swing

Dec. 8: Funky Drummer Day

Dec. 13: Intro to Jazz Comping

Dec. 15: Finger Control

Dec. 20: Linear Pattern

Dec. 22: Beginner Flams Intermediate/Advanced Flams with The Rhythmic Scale

Dec. 27: Intro to the Mambo

Dec. 29: The Mambo-Bass Drum Variations

November 2011

Nov. 3: The Soca

Nov. 8: Linear Fill

Nov. 10: Getting Around The Toms

Nov. 15: Snare/Kick Fills Within The Beat

Nov. 17: Using The Ride Cymbal Bell Within A Beat

Nov. 22: The Helicopter

Nov. 24: The Swiss Army Triplet

Nov. 29: How To Get From Here To There (Dedicated to Dr. Seuss)

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