News and Blog

  1. The Top Drum Ambition Blog Topics

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    If you are taking online beginner drum lessons, or are thinking about drumming as a hobby, we have a series of blog articles that can help you. We regularly add new features, and to help identify which ones may be relevant to you, we have compiled this list of the top Drum Ambition blog topics. The Top 10 Posts. What is a click track? How long does it take to learn the drums? Electronic vs Acoustic drums. Choose what’s right… Read More

  2. Module 5 arriving in September 2020

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    Drum Ambition is about to expand its online drum lesson curriculum to 100 videos, with the launch of Module 5 at the end of September. In a further step towards our goal of being the best place to learn drums online, the launch of this new Module will add a further 10 high quality drum lesson videos, with 50 new beats and fills, and a further 100 examples on bonus audio files. As always, every lesson has on-screen music notation,… Read More

  3. Best Online Drum Lessons

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    If you are searching for the best online drum lessons for beginners, we would very much like to show you some free drum lesson videos to see if we might be a good fit for you. New drummers in over 30 countries trust Drum Ambition to help them get started, and take the next steps. We think we can help you too. Drum Ambition consists of 4 Modules, featuring 85 videos, thoughtfully structured for beginner drummers. Our short videos (usually… Read More

  4. Toms. What are they, and when are they used? 5 Essential Facts

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    What would a drum set be without toms? A car without wheels? A plane without wings? A donut without holes? These percussive heroes enable us to add so much color and expression to our drumming, and they have always been an integral part of the drum set. So far in our 5 Essential Facts Series, we have covered the main parts of the drum set; specifically the cymbals, snare drum, bass drum, and hardware. In the last article of this… Read More

  5. Online drum lessons for kids during Covid-19 and beyond

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    As you can imagine, we have received many questions from parents who are either looking for ways for their children to continue their drum education, or who are looking for fun new hobbies while we continue to get to grips with the Covid-19 situation, and better times beyond. In this article, we’ll tell you about how we can help you, and point you in the direction of some great free resources so that you can see if we are a… Read More

  6. What is drum hardware? 5 Essential Facts

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    It’s most likely the least “cool” part of the drum set, but playing the drums is impossible without a good set of hardware. So what is it, and why is it sometimes not even included in a drum set purchase? To add to the confusion, the term “drum hardware” can refer to two very different things. Fear not. At Drum Ambition, we like to break things down to the manageable and understandable, so we’ve added this topic to our 5… Read More

  7. Drum Ambition launches Module 4

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    We have expanded our critically acclaimed curriculum of online drum lessons with the launch of a fourth Module. This new Module adds another 10 video lessons to our curriculum, and further enhances our goal to be the best place to learn drums online. Building thoughtfully on the foundation learned in Modules 1-3, we focus on adding off-beat snare drum to our beats. This musical and fun style of playing is used all the time in most genres of music, and… Read More

  8. Module 4 arriving in August 2020

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    We are delighted to announce that we are further expanding our online drum lessons, with the launch of Module 4 in early August, 2020. This will expand our curriculum to 85 videos – all tailored to the beginner drummer. Module 4 is a series of 10 additional videos that provide 50 new drum beats, with an additional 100 beats in audio file format. As always, each video and audio file lesson comes complete with downloadable sheet music. In this Module,… Read More

  9. Ultimate Survival Guide For Beginner Drummers – Now on Kindle

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    We are delighted to announce that our new eBook, The Ultimate Survival Guide for Beginner Drummers, is now available on Amazon, for instant downloads on the Kindle device, and the Kindle App. Written by Drum Ambition Founder and Presenter, Simon DasGupta, this book is the result of over twenty years of teaching drummers of all levels. Simon discussed the project in this short video.   “I have never encountered a book this complete. It literally answers every question a drumming… Read More

  10. Playing along to songs on drums

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    One of the biggest milestones for beginner drummers is that great moment when you can play along to a song. Furthermore, if you approach this the right way, it may not be as far off as you might think. At Drum Ambition, all of the beats and fills that we give you in our carefully structured curriculum prepare you for this goal. After all, playing drums on their own is awesome, but playing along to music, and playing with other… Read More