Chapter 1 : Drum Fill Phrasing
Luke explains his 'fill phrasing' concept that allows you to place a fill wherever you want while maintain proper musical phrasing.
Learn how to play a variety of simple drum fills within 4-bar and 2-bar phrases.
Discover additional fill exercises that start in the middle of the 'fill measure'
Fill Phrasing lesson recap.
Chapter 2 : Basic Drum Fills
Learn how to play a variety of drum fills by modifying the drum fill voicing and rhythmic rates.
Luke demonstrates a series of drum fills using different 16th note rhythms and orchestrations around the drums.
Additional drum fill variations utilizing 16th notes.
Luke gives you a recap of the Drum Fill Phrasing lessons.
Chapter 3 : Basic Fill Accent Patterns
Learn how to place accents into your drum fills to generate new fill ideas.
Luke walks you through a series of basic accent patterns and demonstrates how to use them in a drum fill.
Explore additional drum fill exercises with accents and orchestration variations.
Get a recap of the Basic Fill Accent Patterns lessons.
Chapter 4 : Bass Drum Patterns for Fills
Learn how to incorporate the bass drum into your fills to expand your fill vocabulary.
Luke provides a series of drum fill exercises that take you through a variety of bass drum permutations played with the snare drum.
Discover additional drum fill exercises with orchestration variations around the drums.
Luke gives you a recap of the Bass Drum Patterns for Fills lessons and performs an improvisation solo.
Chapter 5 : Accent & Bass Drum Fill Creation
Learn how to use all of the concepts explained in this series to create new, unique drum fills.
Luke walks you through several drum fills that combine the elements of drum fill phrasing, basic fill patterns, fill accents and incorporating the bass drum.
Explore additional drum fill exercises and variations.
Luke recaps the Fill Creation lessons and performs a demonstration.
In this Drumstroke™ video tutorial series, drum master Luke Oswald reveals how to create both basic and advanced drum fills and patterns, that you can apply to both real drums and programmed drums in your DAW!
Shown on a drum kit, Luke breaks down the art of creating and playing various drum fills and patterns, including ways to phrase them so they flow just right and impress the listener.
The best part is you can apply his concepts when programming virtual drum instruments such as EZdrummer, Superior Drummer, Addictive Drums or any other drum VI.
See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you want to improve your drumming skills with better fills and phrases, or give your programmed drums an edge, watch “Creating Drum Fills & Patterns” today!
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