Learn How to Play Drums
DrumsPlayerWorld.com is devoted to free drum lessons created for drum enthusiasts
of all levels. A few years back, you'll probably find it hard to learn how to play the instrument via the
internet as there just weren't a great deal of concise beginner drum
lessons being offered.
The internet based learning experience had been made much more unpleasant as a result of disorganized drumming
instructions scattered across many websites.
The actual motivation leading to the establishment of this site is simple - To be your one stop solution for
your drumming needs. By means of integrating with other partner websites, visitors can also enjoy video drums lessons designed to supplement our own lesson library.
Now, the most common problem that I hear from people is that they don’t know where and how to start learning the
drums. There are also people who had previously attended private drums lessons but didn't manage to complete the
entire course. Of course, there are many factors that come into play here: some simply got uninterested or
frustrated at some point in time that they gave up all together.
Nevertheless, with a little push in the right direction, you can take heart that teaching yourself drums isn't
something farfetched or unachievable. For new drummers, you might want to head straight to the beginner section
and start there. If you are slightly more advanced, you might want to head straight into the different
categories for specific information.
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The drum lessons that you can find here include a variety of essential
techniques and music theories which a drummer will need to achieve a certain level of mastery.
The thing that sets DrumsPlayerWorld.com apart from other sites is that you can make use of extensive
illustrations, sheet music, and mp3 files to aid you in understanding different concepts.
In the review section, you can also read our in-depth critiques of software programs, courses, gear and other
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In the last three months, we had listened to your feedback and worked silently behind the scenes to bring you 2
new categories of lessons: ear training and drum
soloing/improvising. These are lessons that are tuned towards the intermediate and advanced players
and we hope you enjoy working through them.
Here's a sneak peak on what we are working on next: double bass tutorials and genre specific
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Useful Knowledge on Drumming
Most of the information regarding drumming on the web deals
with the practical aspect of the music instrument. However, the mindset of the drummer is not to be
forgotten either. Your mental approach to drumming is just as important as your stack of technical
reason, here's list of tips that you should bear in mind and tune your attitude to when
Persistence Beats Equipment
the drums is not cheap. In a classic jazz or rock band, it is probably the drummer that has to spend the most on
his craft. However, there is a fact that only a few come to realize: it is not your drum set that makes your
playing worth listening to or gives your grooves a unique touch. All that uniqueness lies in your hands and feet,
and especially your mind and your heart.
Persistence in practice and putting your heart in your grooves will outsmart expensive
equipment. If you can afford it, go for the best. However, if you cannot, don't worry: you can even do wonders with
your bare hands and a wooden box. After all, our ancestors started with bones and leather, so why would you need
the professional cymbal line? You do not.
Basics Are Essential
are on the stage, you will probably play rhythms and fills that brings attention, but that also give a lot to the
value of the show. It is usually these blasts that convince people to start drumming. It is usually these blasts
that everyone wants to play. However, you have to realize that in order to be able to deliver anything fancy
smoothly and professionally, you have to set a steady practice routine and stick to it.
drumming skill is worthless without a solid foundation. And that solid foundation comes from persistent
practice of the basic rudiments. All you need for exceptional drumming is a well-developed set of the following:
the single- and double stroke roll, the buzz roll, the paradiddle and
the flam. Also, accentuating should not represent a problem. Once you master the basics, the rest will follow in a
3. You Are a Musician, Not a Noisemaker
The final goal of almost any drummer is to actually deliver
music. Music, not just rhythms without any feel to them. As a drummer, as the member of a group you are
just as responsible for creating music as the lead guitarist is. Even if some people regard drummers only
as background players in a band, the role of the drummer is inevitable.
in a usual rock band it is the bass guitar player and the drummer who create the backbone of the music, who make it all stand together. The rhythm
section, consisting of the fore-mentioned is the core of the music. These two musicians are the ones who make
the part which people dance to.
Humbleness is Key
the stage, drummers are usually physically sitting above their colleagues. They are put on a podium, behind a
majestic drum set, with powerful sticks in their hands. The drum set is the instrument that is the loudest of it
all: once you hit them, that poor acoustic guitar has no chance against your cymbals.
fanciness can easily make drummers feel superior. However, you should keep in mind that these people around you put
in just as much work and emotion into making wonderful music as you are. They allow you to be part of something
exceptional. Remember, the singer can sing alone and still make people fall in love with his voice. The guitarist
can play wonderful music with just a single guitar.
everybody is able to play alone and still make music. You can also play solos and wait for people to listen, but
let’s just admit it: you are better off with other musicians around you. So respect your colleagues and be grateful
for being able to play with them, whoever they might be.
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On a final note, it's also wise to browse around and check out the lesson
sections. If you like what you see, you can also do us an enormous favor by telling your friends about us and
sharing this resource with people you know.
In the event that you discover mistakes or have comments on the tutorials found here, do drop us a
note to let us know. We'll listen. And we are constantly trying to improve the quality of our instructions
Last but not least, employ an optimistic attitude and choose the best method that works best for you. With a
good mindset in approaching drumming, half the battle would have already been won. You'll be able to conquer
difficulties in perfecting difficult drumming techniques or rudiments.
Start slow, learn the basic drumming rudiments if you are new and thereafter, proceed to learn advanced
techniques to spice up your playing. The point here is to take a step slowly at any given time and always base your
learning on strong foundation grounds.
Last but not least, pick up those drumsticks and start practicing away. The worst thing that you could do would
be to idle away your time procrastinating. If playing the drums has always been your passion, you should give it
the right attention that it demands. Who knows, you might be the next greatest drummer in history.
To Your Musical Success,
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