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As drummers, our end goal is playing and making music with other musicians… So how do we break away from being “just the drummer”? In this lesson, Dali Mraz will teach you how to approach songs from a more melodic perspective rather than a percussive one. This includes being more sensitive to the other instruments, learning when to add embellishments without taking away from the main melody, and other tips to help you be more hands-on in the writing process.

Lesson Index:
0:18 – SONG: “32nd Notes To Mraz”
3:50 – Introduction
6:27 – Why should drummers care about becoming a composer?
10:07 – How to become more of a composer
22:37 – How to approach a song you’ve never played before
28:30 – SONG: “Poland Madness”
32:11 – How important is technique?
37:15 – Recap and closing thoughts
47:12 – Jared makes a special appearance
49:30 – SONG: “21st Day”
53:14 – SONG: “Trip To G”

Dali Plays:
DW Drums
Zildjian Cymbals
Remo Drumheads
Vic Firth Sticks


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