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FastTrack Drums 1

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    Kevin starts us off with a performance and a few words about this video.

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    A Good Place to Start

    Kevin goes over the basics, showing us the different parts of the drum set. We also go over Stick Position, Setting up the drumset and our Throne.

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    Music Notation Basics

    We go over some basic Music Notation, like Quarter and Half Notes and more.

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    The Ride Cymbal

    Kevin shows us some beats with the Ride Cymbal, we learn how approach the Cymbal with control and confidence.

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    The Snare

    Kevin shows us one of the central components of the Drum Set, the Snare Drum. We learn how to hit the Snare with our Stick and work it into some beats.

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    The Bass Drum

    Kevin adds in the Bass Drum. We learn how to read the Bass Drum on the Staff and learn to work our Foot Pedal.

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    The Fun Starts: Putting It Together

    We learn some fun and effect grooves that are played by many drummers.

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    The Hi-Hat

    Kevin brings in his favorite part of the Drum Set, We learn about the Hi-hat and the Hi-hat Pedal in this video.

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    Eighth-Note Grooves

    We learn some Eighth-Note Patterns that will take us to the next level.

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    A Crash Course in Cymbals

    We learn how to play and Smack our Cymbals in this video. We work the cymbals into our Groove and play along.

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    Connect the Dots

    Kevin shows us what Dotted Eighth Notes are, and we practice some other Dotted Notes.

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    Fill It Up

    Kevin brings the Tom-Toms into the mix. He shows us some fills to practice and start moving all around the Drum Set.

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    You Got Style

    Kevin starts adding some style to our routines with some quick tricks that will sound great.

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    Take It Away - Drum Solo Time

    We learn how to communicate with the band, and take on Solos if one is needed.

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    Song Structures

    Kevin breaks down the song and explains different Structures.

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    Play-Along Jam Songs

    We learn some songs to play-along to and take our jamming and reading to the next level.

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    Outro & Credits

    Kevin ends with a few worlds and plays us out.

Product Overview

The Hal Leonard FastTrack Drums 1 series is an exciting, new way to quickly learn how to play those Drums you just bought, or have had for a while. It’s a fun, easy-to-follow approach, and best of all, it gets you playing Drums fast!

Skeptical of typical method books and videos? We think they’re kind of boring too. That’s why FastTrack is different than the rest. Before the end of this video series, you’ll be familiar with Rock Beats, Funk Grooves, Fill Patterns, Solo Ideas, and much more.

Each FastTrack video series is filmed in high-definition and features on-screen music with tons of full-band examples. It’s like having a private lesson that you can pause, fast-forward, and rewind any time you want.

What’s better, the last section of all the FastTrack series (Bass, Keyboard, Drums) features the same three full-length songs, so you and your friends can form a band and jam together.

So sign up for the All-Access Web Pass or get the download, setup your gear, and let’s get you playing Drums… Watch “FastTrack Drums 1” today!

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    FastTrack Drums 1

    The Hal Leonard FastTrack® Drums 1 series is an exciting, new way to quickly learn how to play those Drums you just bought, or have had for a while. It’s a fun, easy-to-follow approach, and best of all, it gets you playing Drums fast!

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