John introduces himself and talks a bit about traditional Ancient Rudimental Drumming and it's history. John then performs 'Sons of Liberty'.
In this video, John talks about the different grips and rolls. John also discusses drum placement, angles and the different types of harnesses that are used, and the difference between the grips and positions.
John shows us a few solos featuring the 7 and 14 stroke roll. John also compares the two Solos and shows each rudiments stylistic differences.
John plays along with a bass drum and shows us a traditional piece called 'Concord Battle Flag'.
John talks to us about some Rudimetal Standards, the first piece he performs is called 'The General'.
John explains The Long Roll and then begins going through the 26 Traditional Rudiments for us to follow and learn.
John continues demonstrating the 26 Traditional Rudiments.
John talks about the history of rudimental drummers and some of the basic rhythms that have been altered and changed over time. John plays his solo 'The All American Emblem'.
In this video, John shares a bit about his Swiss Rope Tension Drum and where it came from. He then talks about the Mono-Linear Swiss Drumming Notation and it's history. Finally, John shows us the Swiss Army Triplet.
John discusses the history of Swiss drumming and how he came up with the Swiss Crazy Army Variant 1. He then performs his solo for you to follow and learn.
John gives us some final words and advice for your quest. John then talks about the I.A.T.D, the Internation Association of Traditional Drumming, which he started in 2004.
This Hal Leonard video series by John S. Pratt will reinvigorate your study of "Traditional", ancient rudimental drumming and provide material for your practice, music vocabulary and drumming expression. You'll learn the 26 traditional American Drumming Rudiments, Swiss Drum Rudiments, as well as Pratt's unique drumming and style tips.
This series features a number of John S. Pratt's classic solos, including "The Sons of Liberty," "The All-American Emblem," and "The Little Toy Drum." It also features two Pratt solos that debuted in this series: "Interstatesmen A.B.C." and "Swiss Crazy Army Variant 1." In addition, there are four original Pratt compositions that he performs as part of the "Spirit of 1776" Rope Tension Snare and Bass Drum Duets with Ben Hans. Bonus material includes many Traditional Drumming Standards, such as "The Downfall of Paris," "The General," "Hell on The Wabash," "The Three Camps," and "The Connecticut Halftime." If you've been wanting to get back to basics and forge your drumming foundation in stone, while developing "mega-chops", be sure to check out "Traditional Rudimental Drumming" by rudiment master John S. Pratt today!
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