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Fresh Approach to Snare Drum Lessons: Introduction


Whether you’re a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. From gripping the sticks properly to learning the essential rudiments, Mark Wessels uses excerpts from his popular method, A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum to provide a solid foundation for successful drumming skills.

 

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In this lesson, you’ll learn all the fundamentals for setting up and tuning your new drum, as well as how to grip the sticks and make the proper rebound stroke.


SETTING UP YOUR PRACTICE PAD & SNARE DRUM

LEARN THE PARTS OF THE DRUM & HOW TO TUNE IT

PRACTICE SUGGESTIONS

ESTABLISH THE PROPER GRIP AND PLAYING POSITION

LEARN THE REBOUND STROKE

MARK'S RECOMMEDED VIC FIRTH PRODUCTS FOR THE BEGINNING DRUMMER: