Learn to Play Drums Vol. 1 (step-by-step lessons)

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Course Description

Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back!

Each unit is broken into 5 topics:

  1. Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves
  2. Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step
  3. Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before
  4. Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums.
  5. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come.

In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes:

  • Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles
  • Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests
  • Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms
  • Double and triple paradiddles
  • Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats
  • Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum
  • Single flams
  • Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes
  • Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one
  • Adding accents to single paradiddles
  • Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths
  • Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two
  • Double and triple paradiddles with accents
  • Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth
  • Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride
  • Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents
  • Flam taps
  • Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth
  • Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass
  • Adding fills to grooves
  • Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises

Video features:

  • Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING
  • Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head!
  • Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note

If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums
  • Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques

Course content

6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length
  • Step 2 - Grooves
    03:15
  • Step 3 - Reading Music
    11:38
  • Step 4 - Rhythm
    14:20
  • Step 5 - Technique
    06:07

Instructor

Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,293 Reviews
  • 7,199 Students
  • 35 Courses

Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide.

Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online.

The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly.

"I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Improve hand speed and coordination Be able to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums Understand paradiddles and flam taps Incorporate upbeats and accents Play different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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  2. Be able to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums Understand paradiddles and flam taps Incorporate upbeats and accents Play different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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  3. Understand paradiddles and flam taps Incorporate upbeats and accents Play different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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  4. Incorporate upbeats and accents Play different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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  5. Play different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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  6. Utilize techniques to read music faster and easier than before Requirements A drum set (basic set or better) Description Used by thousands of students worldwide, Drums With Willie is a step-by-step method for students who are new to the drums…or coming back! Each unit is broken into 5 topics: Improvisation - this is where you learn different fills that you can use for both drums solos and while playing grooves Grooves - this is what playing drums is all about! You'll learn different grooves in a variety of styles step-by-step Reading Music - knowing how to read music is an important skill for drummers. You'll learn techniques to read music faster and easier than before Rhythm - this is the BIG ONE. Without good, solid rhythm you're lost as a drummer. You'll learn how to internalize rhythm so you're rock solid behind the drums. Technique - if you can't PLAY a groove or fill, what's the point? This section shows you how to build a proper technique that will serve you for years to come. In this first volume, some of the techniques you'll learn includes: Single and double-stroke rolls, single paradiddles Reading using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests Basic rock grooves using eighth notes on hi-hat or ride cymbal and simple bass drum rhythms Double and triple paradiddles Reading: adding single eighth notes on upbeats Adding eighth note upbeats on the bass drum Single flams Reading: adding groups of four sixteenth notes Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part one Adding accents to single paradiddles Reading: adding the rhythm eighth&two sixteenths Grooves based on hi-hat sixteenth notes, part two Double and triple paradiddles with accents Reading: adding the rhythm two sixteenths&one eighth Grooves incorporating eighth note upbeats on hi-hat or ride Single, double, and triple paradiddles with rack tom accents Flam taps Reading: adding the rhythm sixteenth, eighth, sixteenth Grooves incorporating sixteenths on snare and bass Adding fills to grooves Drum set improvisation utilizing the reading exercises Video features: Overhead camera so you see EVERYTHING Picture-in-picture so you see your teacher...not just the top of his head! Ability to move back and forth in the video so you learn every note If you're looking for a complete course to learn the drums...look no further. Who this course is for: Anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums Those who played drums in the past and want to brush up on their techniques Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 30 lectures • 3h 49m total length Expand all sections Unit 1 5 lectures • 49min Step 1 - Improvisation Preview 13:43 Step 2 - Grooves 03:15 Step 3 - Reading Music 11:38 Step 4 - Rhythm 14:20 Step 5 - Technique 06:07 Unit 2 5 lectures • 30min Step 1 - Improvisation 04:59 Step 2 - Grooves 01:34 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:24 Step 4 - Rhythm 09:40 Step 5 - Technique 06:18 Unit 3 5 lectures • 44min Step 1 - Improvisation 11:11 Step 2 - Grooves 05:57 Step 3 - Reading Music 08:06 Step 4 - Rhythm 12:06 Step 5 - Technique 06:44 Unit 4 5 lectures • 36min Step 1 - Improvisation 06:37 Step 2 - Grooves 05:08 Step 3 - Reading Music 07:17 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:19 Step 5 - Technique 05:10 Unit 5 5 lectures • 34min Step 1 - Improvisation 08:03 Step 2 - Grooves 02:38 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:41 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:21 Step 5 - Technique 06:06 Unit 6 5 lectures • 38min Step 1 - Improvisation 07:33 Step 2 - Grooves 02:18 Step 3 - Reading Music 05:14 Step 4 - Rhythm 11:04 Step 5 - Technique 11:28 Instructor Willie Myette Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie™ method 4.5 Instructor Rating 1,293 Reviews 7,199 Students 35 Courses Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide. Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online. The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly. "I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano ." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist. 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