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Joe Morello - Drum Method 1: The Natural Approach to Technique

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    Introduction

    Joe Morello welcomes you to the course.

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    Hand Positions and Wrist Turns (examples 1-7)

    In this video, Joe discusses hand positions and wrist turns.

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    Using Forearms for Power (examples 8-13)

    See how Joe's techniques for using forearms for pwerful.

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    Archival Performance - England 1964

    In this video, watch a 1964 performance by Joe in England.

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    Finger Control (example 14)

    Joe discusses finger control.

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    Rudiments

    In this video, learn all about rudiments.

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    Using Techniques on the Drums

    Joe shows some different drumming techniques.

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    Closed Roll (examples 15-16)

    Learn about the closed roll.

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    Match Grip Roll

    Joe discusses the match grip roll.

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    Archival Performance #2

    See another performance from the past.

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    Getting Different Sounds

    Learn how to get some different sounds with your drums.

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    Choosing Sticks

    Learn how to decide which type of sticks work best for you.

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    Tuning

    Joe discusses tuning the drums.

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    "Master Studies" Exercises (examples 17-24)

    Joe shows some great exercises.

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    End Performance

    Joe gives a final performance.

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Joe Morello is one of the most important drummers in jazz, and here is your chance to learn directly from him! In this video series Joe demonstrates roll techniques, matched grip and traditional stick positions, sounds on the drumhead, cross sticking, tuning, and much more, all using natural body movement.

As a bonus, there's great vintage footage of Joe in action with the Dave Brubeck Quintet. See and hear why Joe Morello is one of the most quintessential jazz drummers of our time!


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bnutcher
Submitted 1 month ago

Thanks for the tips

Great overall explanation of playing technique. This brought my playing to a new level!

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cubase


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bnutcher
Submitted 1 month ago

Thanks for the tips

Great overall explanation of playing technique. This brought my playing to a new level!

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cubase

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Joe Morello was an American jazz drummer best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet. He was particularly noted for playing in the unusual time signatures employed by that group in such pieces as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo à la Turk".

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Date published: 2021-01-27
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