Permutation Studies

#446 Functioning in Time Groove Study #1 Breakdown Assessment
Learn the basic groove. After you are comfortable with the pattern begin to add the 3 drum fills that are talked about in the lesson. Become comfortable with transitioning from the hi-hat to the ride cymbal with a fill smoothly before moving on to the next lesson in this series. Do not move on until you can comfortably count and play this groove at the same time. Beginner: 60bpm Intermediate: 90bpm Expert: 115bpm
#447 Functioning in Time Groove Study #1 Kick Permutation Assessment
Be sure and count while playing all permutations. Do not move on until the counting and playing are comfortable and you have mastered all permutated kick patterns with transition fills. Beginner: 60bpm Intermediate: 90bpm Expert: 115bpm
#448 Functioning in Time Groove Study #1 Hi-Hat Permutation Assessment
Be sure and count while playing all permutations. Do not move on until the counting and playing are comfortable and you have mastered all permutated hi-hat patterns with transition fills. Beginner: 60bpm Intermediate: 90bpm Expert: 115bpm
#449 Functioning in Time Groove Study #1 Snare Permutation Assessment
Be sure and count while playing all permutations. Do not move on until the counting and playing are comfortable and you have mastered all permutated snare patterns with transition fills. Beginner: 60bpm Intermediate: 90bpm Expert: 115bpm
#450 Functioning in Time Groove Study #1 Full Groove Permutation Assessment
Be sure and count while playing all permutations. Once you have mastered all of the exercises, put the sheet music down and begin to randomly call out exercises (i.e. “I’m going to start on the upbeat of 1…downbeat of 2…etc.). Work on adding fills to make the displacements sound smoother. Beginner: 60bpm Intermediate: 90bpm Expert: 115bpm
#281 Linear Fill Permutation Pt.1 Assessment
Learn each 6 note linear phrase separately and at a slow tempo. Go over them until they become smooth. Put all 4 of the stickings together and work until you have the pattern memorized and are comfortable.
#413 Linear Fill Permutation Pt.2 Assessment
Take the linear pattern through each of the given permutations (A-G). Beginner: 50 bpm Intermediate: 70 bpm Advanced: 100 bpm
#414 Linear Fill Permutation Pt.3 Assessment
Add a groove and take the linear pattern through each of the given permutations (A-G). Be sure that when you come back in the groove starts immediately. Adjust the ending of the fill according to where it is in the measure (crash, hi-hat lift, snare slap, etc.). COUNT!!! Beginner: 50 bpm Intermediate: 70 bpm Advanced: 100 bpm
#64 Displacing Funk in 5/4 Pt.1 Assessment
Beginner: Learn 5/4 groove and work it up to 60bpm. Focus on counting out loud to get comfortable with feeling the new time signature. Intermediate: Learn 5/4 groove and work it up to 75bpm. Focus on counting out loud to get comfortable with feeling the new time signature. Expert: Learn 5/4 groove and work it up to 95bpm. Focus on counting out loud to get comfortable with feeling the new time signature.
#65 Displacing Funk in 5/4 Pt.2 Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 60bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 75bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 95bpm.
#68 Displacing Funk in 5/4 Pt.3 Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 60bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 75bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 95bpm.
#272 Beginner Bass Drum Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#273 Intermediate Bass Drum Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#274 Advanced Bass Drum Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#275 Beginner Snare Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#276 Intermediate Snare Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#277 Advanced Snare Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#278 Beginner Hi-Hat Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#279 Intermediate Hi-Hat Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.
#280 Advanced Hi-Hat Permutation Assessment
Beginner: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 80bpm. Intermediate: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 100bpm. Expert: Be able to play the basic groove for 4 bars and then move to the new permutated exercise for 4 bars at 120bpm.