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ALL TEACHING MATERIALS IN PDF FORMAT. REQUIRES ADOBE ACROBAT READER. WILL OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW.


FOR THE BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE STUDENT

Basic 4-8 Stroke Stickings and Instructions

8th Note Drumset Patterns

Basic 16th Note Drumset Patterns

16th Note Drumset Patterns: Two-Hand

Intro to Basic Rhythmic Styles for Drumset

Developing Your Jazz Time

Basic Songo Patterns and Independence

Brush Patterns: Basic 4/4


FOR THE INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED STUDENT

Strength, Flexibility, Coordination, & Control Through Stickings

Basic Afro-Cuban 6/8 Patterns and Independence

Afro-Cuban 6/8 with Audio Examples

Afro-Cuban Clave and Mambo Patterns

16th Note Drumset Patterns: Vertical & Linear

Metric Illusion: A Different View

Quarter Note Triplets in 3/4 Jazz Independence


FOR ALL STUDENTS

Instructional Video on Basic Brush Technique

COMING SOON! For sale - a new book: "New Latin Styles" Here are some sample pages

How To Practice: The Cross Training Method

Practice Schedule Grid for Drumset

Listening List for Drummers

Recommended Study Materials for Drummers

Marc's 30 (Possibly Radical and Slightly Offensive!) Principles for Playing the Drums Musically

All 1-measure 8th Note Variations in 4/4

All 1-measure 8th Note Variations in 3/4

All 1-measure 8th Note Variations in 6/8

Handout on Digital Drums, from Clinic at PMEA Conference, April 2010

PMEA Conference Drumset Clinic Handout