Fresh Approach to Snare Drum: Lesson 4


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:

Isolated Double Stroke exercise
Single Stroke 4, Half Notes and Rests
Single Paradiddle (Step 1)
8th Notes and 8th Rests in eight time signatures


DAILY TECHNIQUE / ISOLATED DOUBLE STROKES / STICK CONTROL

HALF NOTES AND RESTS IN QUARTER TIME

THE SINGLE PARADIDDLE, STEP ONE

COUNTING 8TH NOTES AND RESTS IN 8 TIME SIGNATURES

RUDIMENTAL ETUDE

TEST YOUR MUSIC READING SKILLS!

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