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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: Vamp Exercises: Part I

Vamp Exercises: Part I
Oct 08 2012 // [Kirby Jacobsen]

We are all familiar with a "vamp" – a repetitive musical passage. Consequently, a repetitive rhythm with...

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Technique: Roller Flams

Roller Flams
Oct 08 2012 // [Marcelo Fernandez]

Roller flams are a combination of rolls and flams. This exercise must be played in a relaxed style. Pay...

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Technique: Chris Brien Drumming System Level 1: Lesson 3 & 4

Chris Brien Drumming System Level 1: Lesson 3 & 4
Sep 13 2012 // [Chris Brien]

Chris Brien brings us 2 more great lessons from his Drumming System lesson series. Both of these exercises...

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Technique: Flam Tap Tastic: Tale of a Lone Flam

Flam Tap Tastic: Tale of a Lone Flam
Sep 13 2012 // [Will Taylor]

Hello, drum world! I hope we’re all well and drumming hard. This week’s lesson we are dealing with flam...

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Technique: Transparadiddle

Transparadiddle
Sep 13 2012 // [Marcelo Fernandez]

Paradiddles are a common warm up or practice for many drummers in different genres of music. Here are some...

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Technique: Can I Get Double Cheese with That?

Can I Get Double Cheese with That?
Aug 14 2012 // [Will Taylor]

Hello, drum world! I hope all is well. This week’s lesson is based around one of my favourite hybrid...

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Technique: Hand and Feet Facility

Hand and Feet Facility
Jul 31 2012 // [Richard Wilson]

The following video lesson will help you to gain some control when playing those grooves or fills that...

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Technique: Chris Brien Drumming System Level 1: Lessons 1 & 2

Chris Brien Drumming System Level 1: Lessons 1 & 2
Jul 31 2012 // [Chris Brien]

Chris Brien takes us though the first two lessons of the Chris Brien Drumming System Level 1. These first...

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