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What would you like to learn?

Technique and Chop building exercises
36
23%
Endurance for the hands
8
5%
Rudiments
15
10%
Endurance for the feet
14
9%
Double Bass
18
12%
Independence/Syncopation
39
25%
How to Groove
15
10%
Basic Rock, Funk, Swing and Latin Grooves
9
6%
 
Total votes : 154

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Postby Homki890 » Mon Jul 23, 2007 11:43 pm

I am giving a gift to the users of this noble forum. I will offer a lesson, free of charge, to all who wish to want one. It will be in written form, and will be accompanied by a video, if I can make one. This will be posted in the Drum Lessons forum. I, however, need to know what you all would like to learn. I'll make a poll of several topics in the drumming realm.

It is my pleasure and I hope you enjoy!

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Postby MrBojengles » Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:49 am

aww we can only choose one :(.
hey. :)
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Postby Greg » Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:09 am

MrBojengles wrote:aww we can only choose one :(.


You can write :)
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Postby Naomi McFadyen » Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:04 am

endurance for the feet
and
double bass

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Postby pinkidrummer » Tue Jul 24, 2007 1:46 pm

How to play rock
Metal
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Independance...

Postby MikeyVPT » Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:15 am

I'd love to make stronger my independance. I don't think enough stress is made over it because it's a little unusual. I happen to think it gives a good flavor to some good old beats.
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Postby llllarry » Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:21 am

Looks like I'm with the majority on Independence/Syncopation. That seems to be a weak spot for me.
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Postby musicmaker136 » Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:45 pm

independece/syncopation
and
different grooves...
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Postby druming=life » Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:38 pm

my technique feels weak and i feel sloppy while i play and somethimes the stick slips out of my right hand while playing swing or something along those lines on the hats, and i need a good foot exercise to build my endurance in both legs, i can play double really fast and i can play slow, but its right in the middle where the groove should be sometimes and i feel weak and like i have no control, please send help........and peanuts
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Postby Homki890 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:18 am

I'm actually quite flattered by the response. It seems that the majority wants the independence/syncopation lesson. Good, that's what I'm working my ass of on currently, it's right up my street. Seeing as how a few want some endurance and chop exercises, I'll throw those along too.

I'll get working on it soon. I start packing for college pretty soon, but I'll hopefully have everything done by then, and I'll post.

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Postby druming=life » Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:01 pm

*sits and wait paitently* "i'm still right here, giving blood, having faith, and i'm still right here", awesome song
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Postby Rob Crisp » Mon Jul 30, 2007 8:18 am

Whatever it turnes out to be will be beneficial I'm sure!

It's almost like being at a drumming restaurant.. it all looks so good, but can choose only one :-P
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Postby phoenix7289 » Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:37 am

I'm all for the independence too... though I wouldn't mind learning how to make my feet quicker at doing doubles and triples on a single kick.
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Postby Homki890 » Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:20 pm

phoenix7289 wrote:I'm all for the independence too... though I wouldn't mind learning how to make my feet quicker at doing doubles and triples on a single kick.


I KNOW HOW!! Lol.

OK. How about this. Two lessons. One for the independence/syncopation, the main one. And a bonus one with some tricks, tips and random drumming doodods. Does that suit?

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Postby phoenix7289 » Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:24 pm

Homki890 wrote:
phoenix7289 wrote:I'm all for the independence too... though I wouldn't mind learning how to make my feet quicker at doing doubles and triples on a single kick.


I KNOW HOW!! Lol.

OK. How about this. Two lessons. One for the independence/syncopation, the main one. And a bonus one with some tricks, tips and random drumming doodods. Does that suit?

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Why thank you! ^_^ I know the heel-toe technique thingy... but I sense there is more to it.
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