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Learn To Play The Drums

Become a drummer with a step by step programme to get you from being drumming novice to drumming expert
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 11h 51m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Hello and welcome to Learn to Play the Drums, a top seller on Udemy by Billy Baker – Top 10% instructor on Udemy. If you’ve always wanted to learn the drums this course is for you. Enrol now and I’ll see you on the inside!
New videos include:
‘Three Little Birds’ by Bob Marley
‘Road to Nowhere’ by Talking Heads
‘Jump into the Fog’ by the Wombats

Recent reviews of this course: 
“Billy’s course is more than I ever could have imagined! I’m having a blast and am so impressed with my skills so far thanks to Billy!”
“Really enjoying it. Pace of learning is just right. Excellent tutor. Detailed explanations and examples are highly valuable.”

This course will turn you from being a drumming novice into a drumming expert.
The lectures provide step by step instruction to suit everyone and cover skills that are both basic and advanced.
Each section has downloadable PDFs to help your understanding and to aid practice.
The lectures contain exercises that I have learnt, use and teach in my career as a professional drummer and tutor.
By the end of the course you will be a proficient drummer. All you need to do is to pay attention to the lectures, be patient and devote some practice time to the exercises shown in the course.
You’ll have life long access to the all the videos with a 30 day money back guarantee so you have nothing to lose.
Lectures are being added all the time so the course is constantly getting bigger and better.

Also by Billy: ‘Learn to Play the Drums without a Drum Kit’ – available on Udemy

You will learn

✓ Learn different Rhythms that make up everything we play on the drums
✓ Learn to play Rudiments – Patterns that are the building blocks of drumming
✓ Learn to play Rock Grooves – Impress your friends with your excellent beats
✓ Learn how to play along to Popular Songs
✓ Learn different Styles of Drumming – Latin, March, Blues, Reggae
✓ Learn Theory of Drum Music and how to read Drum Notation


• A drum kit or something to practice on
• Drum sticks

This course is for

• Anyone interested in playing the drums!
• For beginners, intermediate and advanced drummers
UK Freelance drummer
  Billy is a freelance drummer and drum tutor from the UK. He is a session drummer for various bands, teaches drums in various locations and teaches music industry to budding musicians.  
  His early musical education was primarily with youth orchestras and jazz bands. He performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London aged just 13 and to the Royal family whilst on work experience with the military.
  Billy has had national and international radio airplay, has toured the UK and Europe, and his album ‘Dangerous State of Mind’ with the 51/50s was released with reviews claiming the best rock album since ‘Appetite for Destruction’. 
  Billy has 14 years teaching experience and has a BA Honours degree in Popular Music from the Academy of Contemporary Music in London. 
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 11h 51m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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