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  • Paradiddle Inversion Drumset Application lesson with Mark Powers

    38,644 views 9 years ago
    http://www.PowersPercussion...

    a.k.a. the Eric Webster Riff, this video lesson applies a RLLR-LRRL paradiddle inversion sticking to the drumset.

    Props to E-Dub

    Especially for Mark McDermott, who commented below, here is an awesome link to a monster list of ways to use the rhythms in Ted Reed's legendary "Syncopation" book:
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    • Paradiddle Inversion Drumset Application lesson with Mark Powers - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 38,644 views
      http://www.PowersPercussion.com

      a.k.a. the Eric Webster Riff, this video lesson applies a RLLR-LRRL paradiddle inversion sticking to the drumset.

      Props to E-Dub

      Especially for Mark McDermott, wh...
    • Hand Drumming: "Heel/Toe Roll & Tumbao" lesson with Mark Powers - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 21,561 views
      http://www.PowersPercussion.com

      This video lesson introduces the "Heel/Toe" roll for hand drummers, and demonstrates some interesting ways to apply it within a traditional "Tumbao" rhythm.
    • Hand Drumming: "Kuku" lesson #1 with Mark Powers - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 18,754 views
      This video lesson introduces four djembe parts for "Kuku," a rhythm from Guinea, West Africa. Download the (boxed & standard) notation of the patterns featured in the lesson at:
      http://www.powersp...
    • Joropo shaker technique applied to drumset - Duration: 6 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 16,364 views
      http://www.powerspercussion.com

      The video lesson shows a way to apply Joropo shaker technique to the drumset.
    • Working out Bill Bruford's "Discipline" groove (King Crimson) - Duration: 26 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 6,460 views
      Wrestling with this nutty 17/16 hand pattern over a straight 4/4 bass drum. From the song "Discipline" by King Crimson (Bill Bruford on drums). Recording a cover of the tune in a few weeks.

      The no...
    • Double Bass Drumming: "Drop Two" lesson with Mark Powers - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 6,365 views
      http://www.PowersPercussion.com

      This video lesson introduces the Double Bass Drumming concept of "Drop Two."
    • Gahu fun with kagan, kidi & sogo - Duration: 16 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,316 views
      Combining elements from a few percussion parts played in the Ewe recreational style Gahu — commonly seen/heard in southeast Ghana, West Africa.
    • djembe solo at Carl Traeger Elementary - Duration: 18 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 574 views
      Short snippet of a djembe solo, played at an assembly at Carl Traeger Elementary School in Oshkosh, WI – January 28, 2015
    • Boba master drum - Duration: 21 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 455 views
      short sample of Boba, a master drum used in some Ewe styles of Ghana, West Africa
    • working on some Jimmy Branly grooves today - Duration: 20 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 444 views
      A little Jimmy Branly style practice today. (drummers: this slightly revoiced adaptation combines ideas from exercises #7 and #8 on page 17 of his book, "The New Method for Afro-Cuban Drumming")
    • Rick Gratton-style fill - Duration: 23 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 421 views
      Just doing a little Rick Gratton-style fill practice today. Drummers: this is lick #7 in his book, "Rick's Licks." Check it out if you haven't already...killer stuff in there!
    • Flam Five - Duration: 50 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 362 views
      Today's featured rudiment is the Flam Five (or Flammed Fives). Used in this video: the Ace of Hearts from Alfred Music's "International Drum Rudiments" playing card deck; Vic Firth 5A drumsticks; P...
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