In this first video, Tommy Aldridge gives an introduction to playing two bass drums, using the left foot, and the single stroke role.
Tommy discusses the importance of building playing stamina and the three note pattern.
Hear Tommy's thoughts on your body's balance when playing double bass, the position you sit at the drums, and visual aspects, such as twirling the stick.
In this video, Tommy discusses playing eighth notes.
Learn about playing triplets and shuffle.
Tommy discusses "hand drumming".
Tommy talks about why it is important to plan out your drum solos and playing patterns.
In this short video, Tommy gives some advice on the music business.
Watch Tommy give a drum performance.
Tommy gives a quick introduction to the second set of his drum videos.
Tommy discusses how to combine different patterns.
In this video, Tommy talks about how he controls the left foot.
Watch Tommy talk bout playing paradiddles.
Tommy discusses the importance of practicing, coordinating the hands and feet, and how experimentation is vital.
In this video, learn some foot patterns.
Tommy gives another performance.
In this video, Tommy shows some linear patterns.
Tommy talks about how to utilize certain aspects about what you have learned without overplaying.
Watch Tommy give another performance.
In this video, Tommy discusses rhythmic figures.
Hear Tommy's thoughts on playing grooves.
Tommy gives his final performance.
Tommy wraps up the course.
Tommy Aldridge has long been considered one of the rock world's most creative drummers and double bass specialists. His flamboyant and innovative style has graced the music of Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Pat Travers, Black Oak Arkansas, and Gary Moore. These videos display his great showmanship and fine teaching skills after many years of leading clinics for Yamaha and Zildjian.
Watch Tommy rock out and learn from a true drumming great!
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