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The Black Page drum magazine's vault of free drum lessons from some of the best educators around the globe. All of our lessons are archived here. Use the search function at the top right of our website to find a specific lesson or topic. 

Technique: Accent to Paradiddle

Accent to Paradiddle
May 16 2012 // [Will Taylor]

Hello, I hope all is well in the world of drums.  This month’s exercise is focusing on accent to taps to...

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Technique: Paradiddle Groove Basics

Paradiddle Groove Basics
May 16 2012 // [Ryan Carver]

This lesson deals with building the basics of a funky paradiddle groove. The hardest part here is being...

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Technique: Chicken In a Roll

Chicken In a Roll
Apr 29 2012 // [Will Taylor]

Hello again! This week we are dealing with a classic drumcorp/marching band exercise, Chicken in a Roll....

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Technique: A Drummer's Canvas

A Drummer's Canvas
Mar 31 2012 // [Sean Mitchell]

As drummers we tend to be labelled with the term “timekeeper,” ultimately 2- and 4-ing our way into...

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Technique: Move the Snare

Move the Snare
Mar 30 2012 // [Murray Creed]

Murray picks up from his last installment of "Move The Bass" and shows us how to apply that technique to...

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Technique: Guaguanco

Guaguanco
Mar 30 2012 // [Miguel Monroy]

For our latest free instructional drum video we take an in-depth look at the Guaguanco drum set goove. Be...

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Technique: Move The Bass

Move The Bass
Mar 16 2012 // [Murray Creed]

Murray takes us through some exercises that enable us to move the kick drum between the 1/8 note hi hat...

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Technique: 8th Notes Make the Groove Go Round

8th Notes Make the Groove Go Round
Mar 16 2012 // [Will Taylor]

Hello and welcome to the first in the series of my columns on The Black Page! I’m hugely excited and...

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