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Fresh Approach to Snare Drum: Lesson 1


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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Topics Covered:
8 on a Hand, Single Stroke Roll, Double Stroke Roll, Stick Control Exercises, Essential Musical Terms


TECHNIQUE EXERCISE: 8 ON A HAND

SNARE DRUM RUDIMENT: THE SINGLE STROKE ROLL

SNARE DRUM RUDIMENT: THE DOUBLE STROKE ROLL

STICKING EXERCISES

ESSENTIAL MUSICAL TERMS AND SYMBOLS

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