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Gergo Borlai – Storytelling On The Drums

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In his home country of Hungary, Gergo Borlai has appeared on more than a 100 albums, received two lifetime achievement awards and two “gold record awards,” as well as the Golden Drumstick Prize and the Artisjus Lifetime Achievement Award.

As one of the most exciting up-and-coming drummers today, Gergo is continuing to be recognized with each new breathtaking solo on YouTube and performance or clinic across the globe. And we were thrilled to have him visit the Drumeo studios for this special lesson on “Storytelling On The Drums”! Special thanks to Ronn Dunnett for helping to put this together!

Lesson Index:
00:15 – Drum Solo
11:47 – Introduction
17:42 – “19/16” Song Explanation
20:14 – “19/16” Performance
29:07 – Storytelling On The Drums
45:36 – “Metric Modulation Drum Loop” Performance
49:02 – Q & A
57:29 – “Thomas” Performance

Follow Gergo here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gergoborlai
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GergoBorlai

Gergo plays:
Dunnett Classic Drums: http://www.dunnett.com/
Gretsch Drums: http://www.gretschdrums.com/
Remo Drumheads: http://remo.com/
Vic Firth Sticks: http://www.vicfirth.com/
Paiste Cymbals: http://www.paiste.com/



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Hi, I'm Jared Falk

Jared is the author of Successful Drumming and founder of Drumeo - an online community dedicated to the education, inspiration, and support of drummers.

  • Rick Medlock

    Wow loving this 🙂

  • Martin

    Thought provoking experience and totally inspiring! Thank you so much Drumeo for inviting such diverse drummers to share their insight into playing, it’s incredible having access to this kind of material.

  • Jace Sims

    My God that kit sounds amazing!

  • Jim Bridgmon

    Very nice lesson!

  • Mike Humphrey

    GREAT lesson and GREAT playing! I noticed he said that kit is a Broadkaster, it looks like a Brooklyn to me. Just wondering since people are going to be wondering what kit it is because it sounds amazing!

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