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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