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Drumming Discipline & Improvisation

John Blackwell  /  Mar 26, 2014

John Blackwell was an amazing drummer who played with Prince, Patti LaBelle, Cameo, and Justin Timberlake – and he was kind enough to visit our studio for a special drum lesson on Drumming Discipline & Improvisation. His passion for sharing drumming knowledge was inspirational, and it was an honor to have him out at Drumeo.

Video Index:

  • Intro Song – 00:00
  • Drum Solo – 07:20
  • Jared Intro – 17:45
  • Discipline – 19:53
  • Squirrel – 34:44
  • Improvisation – 35:23
  • Drum Solo – 39:00
  • Song “Father Daughter – 49:54
  • Questions – 55:35
  • Drum Solo – 1:28:00

A big thank you to Tama Drums, Yamaha DTX Drums, and Zildjian Cymbals & Sticks.


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