TeacherDavide De Angeli began studying percussion instruments at the age of 12 at the Musical Institute of the Republic of San Marino. In addition to drums he started studying timpani, marimba and vibes, but later he decided to focus mainly on drums, so he... View Profile
- Total Time 1 hr, 20 min
- Lessons 9
- Attachments 7
- Exercises 26
9 Lessons in This Course
5 minFREEDrums lesson 1Free3 CQ
Wise Up! Get the best from a low-level drum set onstage, and learn how to assemble a drummer's survival toolkit, protect your drums, and mark your gear.
5 minDrums lesson 23 CQ
Setup can be as important as playing technique when it comes to creating a distinct drum sound. Learn the seven rules of drum sound in this lesson!
11 minDrums lesson 36 CQ
Essential for any drummer, this lesson explains how drum shell anatomy, including building methods, features and thicknesses, affects the sound.
7 minDrums lesson 44 CQ
Learn how to get the right sound balance on a modern bass drum, as well as how to achieve the legendary sounds of ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s rock and pop!
12 minDrums lesson 57 CQ
The bass drum drives the beat. Musician and professional drum tech Davide De Angeli explains how drum size, pedals, damper systems, and drum heads affect sound.
17 minDrums lesson 69 CQ
The snare is the main drum of the kit and is played more often than other drums. Find out the components the snare consists of and how they change its sound!
4 minDrums lesson 73 CQ
Do you like great thunder or eloquent precision in tom drums? Learn how to choose the right size, material, and edge profile to satisfy your drum personality.
4 minDrums lesson 83 CQ
Discover the roots of the drum in this lesson, how drum construction has changed over the years, and when you should switch out your old drum heads.
10 minDrums lesson 96 CQ
Each drum has a sweet spot that’s the perfect pitch. In this lesson, learn how to tune different types of drums to get the best from your new drum kit!
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.