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Sample Lessons with Instructor Jeanette Kangas
Exercise 1 for the drum pad - A basic drum lesson demonstrating the Single & Double Stroke roll.
Danny Carey's Drum Intro from Sober
This video is the intro and groove played at tempo that I will then break down in the following video.
Learning and Practicing Sober Intro
In this video, I will break down how to learn and practice the intro and groove for Sober by Danny Carey. Please click the red exercise link below to get the music.
24 Bar Funk Exercise
This is a 24 bar funk exercise that incorporates the snare, hi hat, bass drum and one crash cymbal. This 'less is more' approach, I feel, is a good discipline to be able to be musical on the drums with out depending on so many drums. Give it a try! Feel free to email me on the contact form page with comments. Thanks and enjoy! Note the audio for the exercise is on the left and the link for the drum music is on the right.
To The River Drumset Solo
Below is a video of me playing To The River Solo along with the transcription of the solo. Click the 'transcription' link to the right of the video to view the written out music,
To The River Hand Drum Solo
Below is a video of me playing To The River hand drum solo on two African drums that I purchased from African Heartwood Project which I encourage anyone to visit who would like to get a wonderful hand drum. Click on the 'transcription' link to view the written out music.
"In my late 80's, I decided to fulfill a latent desire to play the bongos. I had never before had a music lesson. Fortunately I found Jeanette who is patient enough to help me. It has been fun!"
~ Harold Wachs
~ Harold Wachs