TeacherGina Knight (drummer, percussionist, educator, and all around fun gal) attributes her proficiency to years and years of playing experience, but more importantly to wonderfully giving teachers. “I really enjoy teaching, and it makes me feel great if I... View Profile
- Total Time 1 hr, 51 min
- Lessons 9
- Exercises 33
9 Lessons in This Course
10 minFREEDrums lesson 1Free6 CQ
In this lesson, percussionist and drum teacher Gina Knight explains how to read sheet music, from learning elements of music to reviewing notation and dynamics.
27 minDrums lesson 214 CQ
In this lesson, learn beginner drum rudiments, as well as how to set-up a drum kit for ease and comfort, then close it out with some rock beat variations.
13 minDrums lesson 37 CQ
Jazz up your drumming skills and get bodies swaying with a jazz beat! In this lesson, learn how to build and play a basic jazz groove on the drums.
11 minDrums lesson 46 CQ
Want to get people dancing? In this drumming lesson with Gina Knight, learn how to play two popular Latin grooves on the drums—the Bossa Nova and Samba.
11 minDrums lesson 56 CQ
Gina Knight teaches the fundamentals of playing drum fills and shares several beginner and intermediate drum fills that you can use while onstage!
11 minDrums lesson 66 CQ
Learn and practice several more fills using snare and bass, paradiddle, and flam rudiments in this drumming lesson from expert percussionist Gina Knight.
8 minDrums lesson 75 CQ
Are you looking for even more drum fills to practice? Learn how to play the double stroke roll and triple stroke roll and use them as drum fills in songs!
9 minDrums lesson 85 CQ
Add a whole new sound to your drumming by ditching the drum sticks and playing with brushes! Learn the basic brush technique and five simple drum patterns.
7 minDrums lesson 94 CQ
Is your snare drum head getting worn out, or has its sound become distorted? Learn how to change it out, replace it with a new head, and tune your instrument.
3 minFREEDrums lessonFree2 CQ
Grab your drum sticks and learn how to play a quintessential ‘60s rock beat. Then, learn how to vary it and transform it into an awesome surf drum beat.
5 minDrums lesson3 CQ
Discover how versatile country and polka beats can be! In this lesson, learn how easy it is to play both the train beat and polka beat on drums.
4 minFREEDrums lessonFree3 CQ
Are you ready to boogie? If you’re a drummer, nothing is more fun than playing a disco dance beat, and this lesson will show you how. It's a disco inferno!
4 minFREEDrums lessonFree3 CQ
Percussionist and drum instructor Gina demonstrates how to play a ¾ time jazz waltz on the drums and shares her recommendations for great jazz waltz grooves.
7 minDrums lesson4 CQ
Learn how to play drum legend Jeff Porcaro’s Rosanna shuffle created for Toto’s hit song “Rosanna.” This half-time shuffle is a great challenge and fun groove.
10115 min10-part Drums course62 CQ
It goes without saying that learning how to play the drums takes time, patience, and discipline. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! In this comprehensive rock 'n' roll drumming course, learn how to set up your drum kit, warm up, and play three basic beats. Next, review keeping time, playing fills, and using a double bass pedal. Finally, after mastering the building blocks, complete the course by learning an entire indie rock song so you are ready play with a band!with Drum Beats Online
It goes without saying that learning how to play the drums takes time, patience, and discipline. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! In this comprehensive rock 'n' roll drumming course, learn how to set up your drum kit, warm up, and play three basic beats. Next, review keeping time, playing fills, and using a double bass pedal. Finally, after mastering the building blocks, complete the course by learning an entire indie rock song so you are ready play with a band!
10113 min10-part Drums course61 CQ
These 12 lessons cover some of the hottest topics for intermediate drummers—such as linear drumming, ghost notes, time signatures such as 5/4 and 7/8, and triplet fills.
980 min9-part Drums course44 CQ
Every drummer and every piece of the drum set has a different sound. In this course, learn the technical drumkit knowledge you need to know in order to find the right setup for your drumming sound.
9111 min9-part Drums course59 CQ
Percussionist and drum teacher Gina Knight explains the essential drum skills and techniques every beginner should know. Learn how to read music, practice basic drum rudiments, play fills, and more!
10136 min10-part Drums course74 CQ
Get ready to start drumming! In this course perfect for the beginner drummer, learn all you need to get started on a drum kit, including how to hold drumsticks, and the techniques needed to play.