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  1. NUTHA JASON

    DIY practice pad case?

    a little DIY drum practice pad case video:
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    A few exercises for my shut in lock down drumming brothers and sisters

    What a weird time we live in. I'm teaching online drum lessons wall to wall at the moment and to make things easier I'm getting my pupils to drill a lot of stuff on the pad. So I have been knocking several worksheets out for them and I thought I would share them with you guys. I teach all...
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    Metric Modulation recorded songs request

    Now i'm after some more example recordings for my pupils to listen to - Metric Modulation please. here are some I've got so far: Dream Theater – The Mirror Max Roach – Three-Four Vs. Six-Eight Four-Four Ways; The Band – Jawbone; Sting – Love Is Stronger Than Justice; Yes – Hold On (1:06)...
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    Ukulele, Borhran and raising kids

    Hey dudes I have been away from DW forum for a loooong time. So what has nutha been up to? - I bowed out of admin duties on the forum about ten years ago because I couldn't give Bernhard the time his great site deserves - as I was becoming a dad and work was getting tough (being an admin takes a...
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    Recorded examples of rudimental rolls - request

    Hey folks, I'm searching for recorded examples (used in classic songs) that use seven, nine or eleven (or more - in other words the rudimental rolls) stroke rolls for my pupils. I'm not looking for five strokes or drags and ruffs nor six stroke examples - I have plenty of those to send them to...
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    One of my star pupils: Dance of eternity

    He won his category in a talent show this month doing Dance of Eternity by Dream theatre. so I told him to film it at home. 128 time signature changes in 6 minutes. very proud of this dude. I only started drumming when I was his age. https://youtu.be/wlMnc1KHQkk enjoy
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    Ukulele

    For the past year I have barely practiced drums! Still doing about two gigs a week and teaching over 30 hours - so not dormant but just not doing any personal practice. Why? because I have a new passion! I've been learning to play ukulele (I'm even teaching it already). Here is a video of a...
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    8 years of professional teaching - time to give it away

    I have spent the last eight years teaching drums full time but I've decided it is time to just put my experience out there so over the next few months I'm going to shoot maybe a hundred videos on how to play the drums from the first beginner lesson to intermediate stuff maybe even advanced all...
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    drummers can also cook!

    In less than half an hour you can have a signature dish of South Africa: bobootie (pronounced: bah boor ti) which is a sweet aromatic curry mince with fruit and a savoury custard topping. My fellow South Africans will know how wonderful this dish is. I strongly encourage all nations to try it...
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    after 24 years i've decided to quit

    I've decided to quit drumming. the gear is too expensive and i don't make emough money from it anymore. it has been a fun 24 years but i'm still young enough to make a career change now. i'm sorry to my band and all my pupils and fans but i need a change. i don't know what is next - perhaps i'll...
  11. NUTHA JASON

    JAZZ COMP SCROLLING YOUTUBE MANUSCRIPT

    JAZZ COMP SCROLLING CHALLENGE Work your way through these sixteen levels to exercise your jazz comping independence and sight-reading skills. Place your phone or tablet on your high tom or you laptop where convenient to see the screen, plug in some headphones/earphones and play each progressive...
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    my wood hoop woes

    well now. i ordered a dunnet wood metal hybrid hoop from gibraltar the day after new years. sound attak told me they had to get it from the states and it would only be here in february. i said fine. they didn't have the snare side hoop so i shopped around and found a gibraltar snare saide hoop...
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    paradise city - a master lesson in crafting a drum part

    paradise city - let's unpack the creativity of steven adler. http://youtu.be/Rbm6GXllBiw forget that is guns n roses for a minute and think only of Steven Adler. if you listen critically to this song you can hear a drummer who really understood the song. by listening out for his choice of...
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    26 inch bass drum - pfff! that is tiny.

    i thought ginger fish's bass drum was big but this ...
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    plumber's tape or PTFE tape question

    Thread seal tape also known as plumber's tape or PTFE tape. has anybody here tried to use it to stop lugs detuning?
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    COMP CARDS version 2

    i realised i was missing a few partial triplets and then i added a few extra ones - buzzes and such to round them out to a neat 32 cards. so as before - print 4 copies of each sheet cut them out and deal them in sets of 4 or 8 for a good jazz comp and sight reading workout. (play along to the...
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    the role of bad to make good in music

    As I delve more into the history of music and drums it astonishes me how quintessential the role of evil - the worst of humanity - has been in propelling innovation and diversity in music. Out of the American civil war came marching drummers into an era of emancipation and celebration to fill...
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    Max Roach

    Anybody who likes john bonham, or admires steve smith ... or practically any drummer who plays great thematic solos ... must also investigate and admire the man who really revolutionised the way the kit is played. mister roach was a musician who played the drums. he saw in the kit an instrument...
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    Max Roach thread disappeared

    anyone know where it went? j
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    Comping cards

    i thought i would share a teaching resource with y'all. below are my comping cards. copy and paste them into word and resize them there to fill the page. then print 4 copies of the 2 pages. cut the cards out to give you 4 sets of 23 cards. i laminated mine because i use them with so many pupils...
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