Learn To Play Drums In 90 Days:
Have you always wanted to learn how to play drums? If your excuses have included “I don’t have time” or “I don’t have a drum set at home,” you’re in luck: this 10-minute video lesson will get you started quicker than you can say “Ringo.”
Why play drums? Whether you’re doing it for fun, for the health benefits, to pick up a new hobby, or to become a rock star, the instrument is a great outlet for all of these things.
00:44 - Getting Started - Grip
If you have drumsticks, hold them with a nice relaxed grip. This is the most important thing to know for now. Keep your hands loose!
1:22 - Playing Your First Beat
This is where the fun begins! Using your kick, hi-hat and snare, Jared teaches how to count, feel and play your first beat.
6:05 - Playing Your First Fill
Drum fills are used to build anticipation or release tension. Listen for them in your favourite tunes, such as snare rolls in AC/DC songs or that big tom fill in “Wipe Out.”
Congratulations – you just learned your first rock beat and your first fill! This is just the beginning; when it comes to beats and fills, the sky’s the limit. At this rate, you’ll be playing all your favourite tunes and jamming in no time.