simplification

  1. Playing along to songs on drums

    Posted in: Blog

    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

  2. Is it OK to simplify drum parts?

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    Do you obsess about playing a drum part exactly as it was recorded? Are you struggling to play a drum part because it’s too technical or too fast?  If the answer to either of these questions is “yes”, then you might want to spend five minutes reading this article. Simplification is a word that comes up in my drum studio every day without exception. You can apply the simplification approach to just about every aspect of your drumming, from beats… Read More