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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: Quintuplets and Sextuplets

Quintuplets and Sextuplets
Sep 04 2013 // [Will Taylor]

Hello, Black Page drum magazine readers. I trust you're all well and good. This month we’re looking at a...

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Technique: Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova
Sep 04 2013 // [Murray Creed]

The Bossa Nova—or “new beat”—originated in Rio de Janeiro, primarily in upscale beachfront...

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Technique: Peskey Hand to Hand Flams

Peskey Hand to Hand Flams
Aug 03 2013 // [Will Taylor]

Hello, Black Page readers!  Sorry for being away for a while, though I am sure most of you haven’t...

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Technique: Seating a Drumhead

Seating a Drumhead
Aug 03 2013 // [Kirby Jacobsen]

Venturing into snare drum mechanics, I’m going to cover what should be the first step when placing a head...

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Technique: Starter Chop

Starter Chop
Aug 03 2013 // [Damani Rhodes and Stixx]

Drum Fill Friday is a weekly drum lesson that is presented by Damanirhodesplayalongs.com that teaches you...

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Technique: Developing Double Stroke Roll With Feet Part 1

Developing Double Stroke Roll With Feet Part 1
Jun 12 2013 // [Libor Hadrava]

As drummers, we usually don’t take practicing our feet as seriously as we should. I have developed several...

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Technique: Double Bass Drum Hand/Foot Pattern

Double Bass Drum Hand/Foot Pattern
Jun 12 2013 // [Ryan Carver]

This month's drum lesson is a nice, simple, basic double-bass pattern. This pattern can lead to many...

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Technique: Train

Train
Jun 12 2013 // [Kirby Jacobsen]

Moving right along with my rudimental presentations, here is another personal hit entitled Train. Again,...

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