Beginning Drums/Percussion

Book: Berklee Instant Drum set

WEEK 1

Get ready to play

Drum vocabulary, the basic stroke

Week 2

Keeping time, Whole,Half, Quarter notes, Rock Beat

Week 3

Making the beat, "on the one", Rock Beat

Week 4

Rock Beat, Eight notes

Week 5

Beat with fills, Sixteenth Notes

Week6

Hi Hat Variations

Week 7

Funk beat and Syncopation

Week 8

Swing beat

Week 9

12 bar blues

Week 10, 11, 12

Recap

Jamming