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full-length DVDs (22 sessions, numerous tracks)
5 full-length CDs,
containing 70 "active" jam tracks
w. possibility to turn drum track on or off
Numerous supplemental files online
(songs, music, tips and tricks)
Online members forum
Beginner , Intermediate , Advanced , Professional.
Also suitable for Children
of 8 years and
Compatible for both
PC and Mac.
playable on CD and DVD players (No need for a
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Which style do you want to focus on?
If you want to focus mainly on Rock Drumming, you might want to read
The Rock Drumming System, but
if your focus is on other styles or you want to be a
multi-style drummer, you won't find a better course than this one.
definitely the best all-around drum lessons course we could find. From our experience, it truly
the other drumming courses in both Quality and Quantity of material. The
course is very comprehensive - yet extremely easy to learn from.
Putting it simply: Learn and
Drums emerged from our test as the King of
With 12 full-length DVDs stocked with
excellent video files and covering multiple styles, 70 high quality
jam tracks and a very effective workbook, the program is extremely comprehensive. However, its forte is even more
in the Quality of the material than in its Quantity.
It is very effective, very well-rounded and easily wins our #1 ranking, even at
its admittedly high price.
Learn and Master
Drums is a very well structured program. It combines a
fully illustrated workbook, with visual and audio training
via DVDs. Everything falls neatly into place, blending fun with
results. The program enables a complete novice to start playing
almost instantly, while allowing a seasoned pro to run through it
the umpteenth time, honing his/her drumming skills and constantly improving.
The program is based on three massive
form the backbone of this course. They are the best
we've seen on any program. Period. The 12
take you by the hand and guide you step by
step in your learning. 11 DVDs contain 22 learning sessions,
then there's a bonus DVD. Each session contains several
chapters, and presents a concept that is a fundamental aspect of
the art of drumming. The first 12 sessions are designed to
be worked on in a sequence, where each session builds on the
previous one and gradually enhances your skills. The last 10
sessions represent different stylistic approaches to drumming,
that will spur your creativity. Dann Sherrill does a commendable
job here. His teaching is clear, concise and very thorough.
Unlike some other courses, he first teaches the concepts and ideas,
then demonstrates how to perform
them - slowly at first, then building up speed - and stresses all important details and possible mistakes
and pitfalls. He goes into detail on every aspect of drumming -
from holding the sticks, through assembling the drums and
continues to highly advanced drumming techniques. Each session
provides practice chapters, where by following Sherrill's
instructions you can practice what you just learned. All in all,
the DVDs teach just about every
thinkable subject related to playing the
Video quality is top-notch, with excellent camera positioning to
best capture Barrow's playing.
Beginner students will appreciate the steep learning curve this
course provides: it enable you to progress very quickly, and
actually start playing in a very short time. More advanced
students will appreciate the breadth and depth of the
course. It contains so many lessons,
tips and tricks that the DVDs cover a full year's worth of
lessons (and that's before you start going through them a second
The 5CDs with the 70
Jam-Along tracks are a real treat.
These "active" tracks enable you to
play the tracks
with the drums track
turned on or off. The tracks mixed with drums tracks off also
provide a nifty metronome sound to help you time your playing. The
jam tracks enable you to progress gradually from following and
imitating Sherrill's playing, to
playing by yourself, even ad-libbing
with the other instruments backing your
playing. Probably the nicest part comes after you master
the skills, play the songs with the
drums track on again and try to
Sherrill (while possible this is a hard feat - he certainly
knows how to play)!
To further help you play, the beats for all songs are listed in
the workbook. As with the DVDs, the
songs in the CDs are varied,
gradually grow in difficulty from true beginner to highly
cover a very wide range of genres - Blues, Rock (Early rock,
Basic rock, 60s rock and Modern rock), Soul, R&B, Jazz and
The thick and fully illustrated
book complements the DVDs beautifully. It follows all DVD
sessions, provides theory, drum charts and beats and provides
deeper understanding of the DVD lessons. It also provides beats
for the Jam-Tracks in the CDs. Although this course
naturally revolves around the DVDs, the course's book alone
can be considered as an excellent
drums playing course. We truly admire its thoroughness.
Although this course is based on
physical DVDs, CDs and book, it also provides access to an
online members resources area containing excellent supplemental
material. This section enables you to learn to play new songs
and music, read sheet music, and learn
tips and tricks. It also enables you to post recordings of your
playing, for other members to listen to and score. It is amazing
- and some members play like complete pros!
The members area also provides an
active and vibrant members forum for you to
communicate with fellow
drums students and post your questions
to the course organizers, including Dann
Sherrill himself. We checked, and although the course is
brand-new, the forums are already vibrant with numerous posts,
Q&As, discussions and debates initiated and answered by course
students and by Sherrill.
The DVDs and book teach you gradually,
step-by-step, everything about playing the drums:
Assembling, setting up and tuning
the drum kit
Positioning - Sitting posture,
high and low heel positioning, holding the sticks...
Using the bass drum
Double Bass drumming
Tuning and playing the Hi-Hat
Reading music - sheet music, drum
charts, even writing your own charts
Professional tips and tricks
Different drumming styles: Rock,
Pop, Blues, Jazz, Latin, Swing, Reggae, Funk
Improvising and ad-libbing
Advanced musical concepts
Classic drum concepts
Improving timing and precision
The Moeller method
Playing a shuffle
Playing with brushes
All in all, the course provides both
practical "how to" techniques
and music theory, and advanced tips and
tricks, plus you can immediately practice everything you learn
by playing great songs.
The course excels
both in teaching to play using sheet music, and in teaching to play
by ear. While
it is important to know to play
sheet music, in essence drumming is all about ear playing: You hear a new song on the radio - and you can play it;
You remember a song you loved in your youth - and you can go play
it; You're in front of the drums and your friends throw a song's
name - and you give them your interpretation of it. Jazz, Rock and Blues
drumming would be nowhere without ear playing. This
course stands out in teaching you how to train your ear and play by
Learn and Master
a fully featured and very comprehensive drumming course. It provides the best
all-around drums tuition we know. If you take your
drumming seriously, and want to either focus on one playing style or
grow to be a well-rounded drummer capable of different styles - this
course is almost a must-have. If you can't shell
its price, the course provides easy
payment plans splitting the payment to up to 4
installments. For the price of one
lesson a month, you obtain a course that will provide both fun and
learning for years to come.
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