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When you listen, you learn! Check out how you can improve your drumming with these listening techniques.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: The Importance of Listening

It's never too early to start building those chops! Check out this doubles concept.
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Beginner Chop Fill

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the high hat and bass drum alternate the syncopation rhythms.
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Advanced Swing Syncopation #2

Keep the swing snare ostinato going while the bass reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #6

A half-time Linear Shuffle groove based on triplets that can groove in many different situations.
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Linear Shuffle #2

Gain an overview of knowledge that can help you cultivate a career in the Music Industry by learning the importance of business and social media.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Music Business & Social Media

It always pays to study the greats. Add this John Bonham groove to your vocabulary!
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John Bonham “When The Levee Breaks” Groove

This song is bound to be called on a jam or gig! Learn the iconic groove from funk and jazz legend, Harvey Mason.
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Harvey Mason “Chameleon” Groove

Keep the rock groove ostinato going while the right hand reads and the left hand fills in 8ths.
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Beginner Rock Syncopation #3

A foundational rudiment that involves a double stroke followed by a single stroke, alternating from hand to hand.
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The Drag

This course will teach you the theory behind the construction of quintuplets and prepare you to incorporate quintuplets into your everyday playing.
Course
Intro to Quintuplets & Development

Lindsay's "Go-To Warm Ups" are exercises you can practice anywhere, anytime. They're designed to activate both the body and the mind to prepare you for performing.
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Go-To Warm Up #2

Learn this Ringo groove because it's bound to be called at a gig or jam session.
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“Come Together” Groove

Keep the bossa nove groove ostinato going while the bass drum reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Latin Syncopation #2

A development of the Single Paradiddle rudiment that adds up to a total of 12 notes.
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Double Paradiddle

A rudiment that involves a grace note and a primary note played one after the other. The proximity of the notes and difference in dynamic levels makes the overall result sound thicker.
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The Flam

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the snare reads the syncopation rhythms and the kick fills in triplets not used in the melody.
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Advanced Jazz Syncopation #7

An open roll rudiment that adds up to 11 strokes.
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The Eleven Stroke Roll

Lindsay's "Go-To Warm Ups" are exercises you can practice anywhere, anytime. They're designed to activate both the body and the mind to prepare you for performing.
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Go-To Warm Up #4

Keep the swing ostinato going while the bass reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #2

Lindsay explains techniques and approaches to practicing that can help students practice more efficiently and get more out of their practice time.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Focused Practice

This fill not only sounds cool, it looks really cool too! Sweep around the kit with this sextuplet concept.
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Sweepy Triplet Fill

Keep the rock groove ostinato going while the ride reads the syncopation rhythms and the snare fills in 16ths.
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Beginner Rock Syncopation #4

Really rad lick from Anika Nilles song, "Chary Life".
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Anika Nilles Chary Life Lick

Alternating single strokes that create a roll texture when played at a high speed.
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Single Stroke Roll

Slick 16th note based fill that can also be used as a future concept.
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16th Note Linear Fill #1

Keep the rock groove ostinato going while the right hand reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Beginner Rock Syncopation #2

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the bass and hi hat alternate reading the syncopation rhythms and the left hand fills in triplets not used in the melody.
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Advanced Jazz Syncopation #3

This song GROOVES. Learn from the great James Gadson and get this in the pocket.
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James Gadson – “Use Me”

Learn how a teacher can help boost your progress and understanding of drumming.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Do I Need a Teacher?

The balance of playing, listening and composing, and all the benefits they can give to your musicianship.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Playing, Listening & Composing

Three different grooves from master Vinnie Colaiuta that will challenge you to groove in 9/8 time.
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Vinnie Colaiuta – “I Hung My Head”

Keep the shuffle ostinato going while the bass reads the syncopation rhythms.
Lesson
Intermediate Swing Syncopation #8

An entry-level rudiment that is the development of the flam paradiddle pattern.
Lesson
The Flam Paradiddlediddle

Build up your doubles chops with these linear concepts!
Master Class
Chop Builders: Doubles

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the ride and kick reads the syncopation rhythms and the snare fills in triplets not used in the melody.
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Advanced Jazz Syncopation #6

A roll rudiment that adds up to 5 strokes. Essential to know for all types of drummers.
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5 Stroke Roll

An open roll rudiment that adds up to 13 strokes. One of the 26 Standard American Rudiments
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The Thirteen Stroke Roll

A development of the Single Ratamacue rudiment.
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The Double Ratamacue

An entry-level rudiment that adds in double strokes to an alternated single stroke pattern.
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Single Drag Tap

Permutations are a great concept to learn and expand upon to increase your milage and creativity with concepts and ideas.
Master Class
Understanding Permutations

Concepts are a huge key to freedom around the drum set! Add this to your vocabulary and make it your own.
Master Class
Linear Triplet Concept #1

Keep the swing ostinato going while the snare reads short notes and the bass read long notes from the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #4

Keep the swing ostinato going while the snare taps short notes and buzzes long notes, reading the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #7

Sixteenth note triplet based rock fill that closely resembles something the great John Bonham might play on a Zepplin record.
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John Bonham Style Fill

How many rudiments are there? 26? 40? The "real" answer may surprise you.
Master Class
Clinic Q& A: There are Only 2 Rudiments

Keep the samba ostinato going while the left hand on the snare drum reads the syncopation rhythms.
Lesson
Advanced Latin Syncopation #2

Originally transcribed from an electronic drum sound, this groove is a really slick 4-bar loop.
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Juanita Groove

This lesson teaches a quick concept that will enable you to learn and memorize all the standard roll rudiments in a short amount of time.
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Memorize All Roll Rudiments Fast

Exceptionally challenging groove that Lindsay transcribed from the great Eric Moore.
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Eric Moore Groove Transcription

The bass drum, hi hat and left hand keep a mambo ostinato going while the right hand reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Advanced Latin Syncopation #1: Mambo

Keep the rock groove ostinato going while the bass drum reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Beginner Rock Syncopation #1

Keep the swing ostinato going while the snare and bass alternate reading the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #9

Lindsay's "Go-To Warm Ups" are exercises you can practice anywhere, anytime. They're designed to activate both the body and the mind to prepare you for performing.
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Go-To Warm Up #1

A fundamental rudiment that involves the flam and single strokes.
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Flam Accent

Sick groove with a paradiddle lick infused inside of it! This is a 2 bar loop based on 32nd notes and 8th notes.
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Linear Paradiddle Groove

Funky groove from the great John Jabo Starks that is sure to be your next go-to funk groove.
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John Jabo Starks – “SuperBad”

Dynamics are one of the most crucial aspects of any musicians performance. Solidify your dynamics within your muscle memory with a proven system that works for marching drummers.
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Dynamic Pyramid

The best rudiment ever! No seriously, you have to know this one to be a drummer.
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The Single Paradiddle

An open roll rudiment that adds up to 15 strokes.
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The Fifteen Stroke Roll

A roll rudiment that combines 4 doubles and 1 single to add up to nine strokes.
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The Nine Stroke Roll

An advanced groove with linear characteristics, based on 16th and 8th notes. This is a two bar loop involving the kick, snare and hi hat.
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Advanced Linear Groove #1

A follow-up independence lesson that is a development of Paradiddle Challenge #1. Do you accept the challenge?
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Paradiddle Challenge #2

Lindsay discusses her cymbal set up and preferences and explains the importance of experimenting with your cymbal set up.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Cymbal Tones and Preferences

Sextuplet based Benny Greb lick that can also serve as a great concept to build upon.
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Benny Greb Triplet Lick

Keep the swing ostinato going while the snare reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #1

Lindsay presents why drumming itself is so special and inherent to all beings.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Drumming Is Innate

An absolutely killing groove that demands feeling as well as coordination and independence.
Lesson
Brian Blade Groove Transcription

One of the most essential and foundational rudiments that every drummer needs to master.
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Double Stroke Roll

An entry-level rudiment that adds a flam to the beginning of the single paradiddle pattern.
Lesson
The Flam Paradiddle

Concepts are a huge key to freedom around the drum set! Add this to your vocabulary and make it your own.
Master Class
Linear Triplet Concept #2

Popping 5/4 linear groove you can play in a variety of situations.
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Linear 5/4 Groove #1

A development of the Single Ratamacue rudiment.
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The Triple Ratamacue

A fundamental rudiment that combines the drag pattern with single strokes.
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The Single Ratamacue

Learn the theory behind Odd Time Signatures. Leave knowing how to count, decipher and practice Odd Times.
Master Class
Understanding Odd Time Signatures

Keep the swing ostinato going while the ride reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #3

An open roll rudiment that adds up to 10 strokes. One of the 26 Standard American Rudiments.
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The Ten Stroke Roll

Lindsay explains the reasons behind why she inverts her toms and discusses the importance of always experimenting with your set up.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Inverted Toms

An entry-level rudiment that adds a drag within the single paradiddle pattern.
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Drag Paradiddle #1

Make your kit sound the best it can be! Learn about tuning methods and protocols to get your kit sounding right.
Master Class
How To Tune Your Drum Set

A difficult paradiddle exercise for coordination and independence between your hands and feet. Do you accept the challenge?
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Paradiddle Challenge #1

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the hi hat reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Advanced Jazz Syncopation #4

Matt Gartska's famous opening groove from the Animals As Leaders song, "Physical Education".
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Matt Gartska “Physical Education”

The 25th of the 26 American Rudiments. An essential and foundational pattern that features a combination of a drag plus 3 alternated single strokes.
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Lesson #25

Learn the theory behind tuplets and triplets, which will enable you to accurately count any type of groupings of three.
Master Class
Understanding Triplets

A development of the Drag Paradiddle #1 rudiment that adds in extra notes.
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Drag Paradiddle #2

This Masterclass fully breaks down how Syncopation exercises are read and the concept we use to approach them within the Lindsay's Lessons site.
Master Class
How To Approach Syncopation

This Afro-Cuban groove is another very danceable rhythm, derived from traditional percussion and voice parts. It’s based on the 2-3 rumba rhythm.
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Mozambique

Learn the iconic half time shuffle groove, created by one of the world's most recorded drummers.
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Purdie Shuffle

An essential and foundational rudiment. The pattern combines 3 double strokes and 1 single stroke to create the 7 stroke roll.
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7 Stroke Roll

Keep the swing snare ostinato going while the bass reads the syncopation rhythms.
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Intermediate Swing Syncopation #5

Lindsay's "Go-To Warm Ups" are exercises you can practice anywhere, anytime. They're designed to activate both the body and the mind to prepare you for performing.
Lesson
Go-To Warm Up #3

Keep building up those chops! Put these linear sextuplet concepts into action.
Master Class
Chop Builders: Sextuplet Fill Concept

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the bass reads the syncopation rhythms and the left hand fills in triplets not used in the melody.
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Advanced Swing Syncopation #1

How to create a drum solo based off of a melody, and why dynamics and telling a story are so important to the development of a solo.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Creating a Musical Drum Solo

An introduction to 12/8 time signature and several 12/8 grooves to get you started!
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12/8 Grooves and Variations

Lindsay's variation on the traditional Afro-Cuban Mozambique rhythm. Notes are shifted around and ghost notes are added in the snare drum.
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Lindsay’s Mozambique Variation

Is it best to listen to modern drummers, or the classics? Who's better?
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Modern vs. Classic Drummers

Keep the bossa nova ostinato going while left hand reads the line.
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Intermediate Latin Syncopation #1

An original triplet based half time shuffle groove by Lindsay.
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Lindsay’s Linear Shuffle #1

A flam based rudiment that also incorporates single strokes and an accent.
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Flamacue

Apply the Double Paradiddle rudiment to the kit in a 6/8 groove!
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Double Paradiddle Groove

The incredible Steve Gadd's take on the traditional Afro-Cuban Mozambique rhythm.
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Steve Gadd’s Mozambique

Keep the Jazz Swing ostinato going while the hi hat plays short notes and the bass plays long notes from the syncopation rhythms.
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Advanced Jazz Syncopation #5

A foundational rudiment that is a development of the single drag tap.
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Double Drag Tap

Stuck? Learn how to get out of your rut and finally overcome that difficulty of finishing what you've started.
Master Class
Clinic Q & A: Writer’s Block

An entry level rudiment that involves the flam followed by one "tap", as indicated by the title.
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The Flam Tap

The legendary Steve Gadd wrote this groove for the song "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover".
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50 Ways To Leave Your Lover