Fresh Approach to Snare Drum: Lesson 3


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:

Double Stroke Exercise

8th notes in quarter time signatures

Upstroke

5 Stroke Roll

 

 


DAILY TECHNIQUE / NEW EXERCISE

COUNTING / PLAYING EIGHTH NOTES IN QUARTER TIME

ESSENTIAL STROKE STYLE: THE UPSTROKE

ESSENTIAL RUDIMENT: THE FIVE STROKE ROLL

TEST YOUR MUSIC READING SKILLS!

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