Drummers often have a stronger side and a weaker side. It can take a lifetime to develop both sides at an equal level.
Among other things, Simon Phillips is known for his ability to lead with both his left and right hand, and it’s opened up many more musical opportunities in his playing.
“I sounded different. Leading with the left made me play things differently.”
In this quick tip video, Simon talks about why he started strengthening his left hand at the age of 18 and how being an ambidextrous drummer has helped him become the powerhouse he is today.
Why should you learn to lead with your weaker hand?
Give it a shot and balance out your playing!
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