Module 3 Lessons

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    Lesson 1

    8th Note Beats. Adding "E" to the bass drum

    In Module 1, Lesson 17, we showed you how to add the 16th note “A” to the bass drum, while playing your 8th note beats. Now…
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    Lesson 2

    8th Note Beats. Adding the "E" and "A" to the bass drum

    Now that you are armed with the knowledge from Module 1, Lesson 17, and the exercises from the last video, it’s time to add them together…
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    Lesson 3

    8th Note Beats. Adding "&A" note groupings to the bass drum

    Well look at you mastering the “E” and “A” on the bass drum! Well, why not jump into some more bass drum combinations? There’s plenty more…
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    Lesson 4

    8th Note Beats. Adding "1E" and "3E" note groupings to the bass drum

    If you are still struggling with two bass beats in quick succession, you might want to focus on the last exercise a little longer. However, if…
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    Lesson 5

    8th Note Beats. Adding "1EA" and "3EA" Note groupings to the bass drum

    By now, you will be doing pretty well at playing bass drum notes independent to the hi hat strikes. It’s so groovy, but very challenging. This…
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    Lesson 6

    16th Note Beats. Adding "A" to the bass drum

    In Lessons 6-8 of Module 1, we introduced you to the 16th note beat. Only ¼ and 8th note bass drum was used in all of…
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    Lesson 7

    16th Note Beats. Adding "E" to the bass drum

    Moving on nicely, the next logical step is adding the “E” to the bass drum. Remember the guidance Simon offered at the start of the last…
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    Lesson 8

    16th Note Beats. Adding "&A" note groupings to the bass drum

    Back in Lesson 3 of this Module, you experienced the quick succession of bass drum notes, but with an 8th note hand pattern. Now, we’ll add…
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    Lesson 9

    16th Note Beats. Adding "1E" and "3E" note groupings to the bass drum

    By now you should be getting quite comfortable with these concepts at slow tempos. If not, don’t worry, just take a pause here and concentrate on…
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    Lesson 10

    16th Note Beats. Adding "1EA" and "3EA" note groupings to the bass drum

    Well here we are at the end of Module 3, and you have built up quite the impressive percussive armory. Your last challenge, should you choose…

Module 3 Music Notation

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    Notation 1

    Music Notation For Module 3

    Everything you need to complete Module 3 has previously been covered in Module 1 - Music Notation Videos 1-10. In this short video, Simon explains why…