Module 4 Lessons

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    Lesson 1

    8th Note Beats. Adding "E" to the bass drum with off beat snare

    After an introduction to the goals and objectives of Module 4, Simon explains how adding off beat snare drum to existing 8th note beats can give…
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    Lesson 2

    8th Note Beats. Adding the "E" and "A" to the bass drum with off beat snare

    In Module 3, Lesson 2, Simon demonstrated how to add the “E” and “A” notes to the bass drum, while playing an 8th note beat. Now,…
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    Lesson 3

    8th Note Beats. Adding the "&A" note groupings to the bass drum with off beat snare

    If you have worked through the first two lessons of Module 4, then you should now be feeling comfortable with adding our off beat “E” and…
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    Lesson 4

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

    By now, you will no doubt be experiencing the fact that adding off beat snare drum to a drum beat can be quite challenging, depending on…
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    Lesson 5

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

    In our final video featuring 8th note beats, we look at how adding our off beat snare can sound very musically effective with the “1EA” and…
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    Lesson 6

    16th Note Beats. Adding "A" to the bass drum with off beat snare

    After a recap of the sticking used in playing “open 16th” beats, Simon shows you how to add snare drum off beats, in an efficient and…
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    Lesson 7

    16th Note Beats. Adding "E" to the bass drum with off beat snare

    Now that you are comfortable playing the main back beat with your right hand, and the off beat snare drum with your left hand in an…
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    Lesson 8

    16th Note Beats. Adding "&A" Note groupings to the bass drum with off beat snare

    Playing two bass drum notes in quick succession is always a challenging skill to learn, and adding off beat snare drum adds to the fun! It’s…
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    Lesson 9

    16th Note Beats. Adding "1E" and "3E" Note groupings to the bass drum with off beat snare

    Continuing our theme of building our bass drum options while introducing off beat snare drum, this lesson is one of our most challenging yet! It’s worth…
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    Lesson 10

    16th Note Beats. Adding "1EA" and "3EA" Note groupings to the bass drum with off beat snare

    Well done! You have reached the last video in this Module. It’s time to apply our off beat snare drum to two final bass drum groupings…

Module 4 Music Notation

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    Notation 1

    Music Notation For Module 4

    In this short video, Simon explains why all of the music notation needed to complete this Module is actually covered in Module 1. Simon also explains…