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7 Ways To Get Out Of A Drumming Rut

Casey Cooper  /  UPDATED Aug 20, 2022

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Drumming ruts happen. It’s a natural occurrence in your drumming journey. Whether it be lack of inspiration or motivation, it’s going to come around sooner or later. Luckily Jared and Casey are here to give 7 tips EACH to get yourself back in action – so you’ll have 14 ideas total at your disposal!

Casey Cooper, or “COOP3RDRUMM3R,” as he is more commonly known by his YouTube handle, was born in Arlington, Texas, but currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Casey plays in a wide variety of gigs, everything from rock bands to churches, orchestras to solo performances, but is best known for his entertaining videos that he posts on his YouTube channel. He is always posting new videos showcasing that love and passion for drumming and performance and his YouTube channel now boasts over half a million subscribers, over 128 million views and brings in over 5 million views a month.

0:14 – “Little Aggression” Drumeo Play-Along
2:58 – Introduction
8:00 – 7 Ways To Get Out Of A Drumming Rut
35:35 – Jared and Casey Jam
36:34 – Back to lesson!
42:00 – “The Gospel Truth” Drumeo Play-Along
44:57 – Jared and Casey Jam p.2
49:50 – Q & A!
57:10 – “Phrygitis” Drumeo Play-Along

Casey Plays:
Pearl Drums
Zildjian Cymbals
Remo Drumheads
Vic Firth Drumsticks

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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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