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David Garibaldi  /  UPDATED Nov 17, 2022

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David Garibaldi has been one of our most highly requested guests and it’s an honor to have been able to host him in our studio. He’s prepared a lesson jam packed full of drum knowledge so download the PDF above and buckle up!

David began playing drums professionally at 17 years old and joined Tower of Power at the age of 24 in 1970. Not too long after, he became one of the most sought after drummers in the industry. He has featured in hundreds of songs by notable artists and has also appeared on live TV and films. David won the R&B/Funk drummer award from Modern Drummer magazine for five consecutive years from 1980 to 1985, and again in 2003.

Lesson Index:
0:06 – “There Goes That” by Ray Obiedo
5:44 – Introduction
10:23 – Lesson begins!
11:35 – Development Of The Two Sound Levels With The Hands
24:36 – Beyond Two & Four
38:26 – Odd Time In Four
57:10 – Q & A
1:06:00 – “Pocketful Of Soul” by Tower Of Power

David Plays:
Yamaha Drums
Sabian Cymbals
Remo Drumheads
Vic Firth Drumstick

Jared Falk is a lifelong drummer, drum teacher, and the co-founder of Drumeo. For over 18 years, Jared has been a leader in the online music education industry, publishing his first online video lessons in 2003 and founding Musora in 2005.

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