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Fail to plan, plan to fail. With the Drumeo Method, you’ll always know what to work on next. It’s your step-by-step guide to go from a beginner drummer to playing anything you want on the drums.Learn More
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This is where it starts. You’ll learn how to set up your drum-set, hold your drumsticks properly, and play your first beats. And, best of all, you’ll learn how to play your first two songs on the drums.
In Level Two, you’ll continue to build your drumming foundation. You’re going to learn your first drum rudiments, develop basic reading skills (it’s not that hard, we promise!), and get introduced to three styles of drumming: rock, punk, and metal.
Learning the motions of drumming will help you play faster, smoother, and for longer periods. This level introduces you to key drum set techniques like the three main stick grips and beginner bass drum pedal technique.
You’re ready to learn drumming’s most powerful technique! The Moeller Method is a technique drummers have used for decades to achieve power, efficiency and fluidity on the drums – all your favorites use it! Level Four also introduces you to new styles like jazz, blues, and rock ballads.
This is where you get creative. You’ll be introduced to the concept of “groupings” and how you can use them to create powerful grooves & fills of your own. You’ll also dig into more new styles like funk, Motown, and reggae that will push your independence – in a good way!
Not gonna lie… Level Six is tough. But you’ve laid the foundation and you’re ready! Intermediate drummers will love learning how to play odd-time signatures and digging into world styles like Caribbean soca grooves and New Orleans second line.
If you ever wondered how John Bonham’s foot was so fast… this is the level for you. You’ll dig into challenging bass drum techniques like slide, heel-toe, and swivel. And you’ll also get introduced to playing double-bass drum beats. Yup… get the double pedals out!
This is where things get deeper. Level Eight dives into advanced topics like articulation and texture – how to express yourself more clearly on the drums. You’ll also explore new dynamic levels by learning brush stroke patterns and challenging new jazz styles.
By Level 9, you’re thinking about high-level concepts that will help you play live, in the studio, and on camera. Whether you’re jamming with a guitarist in your basement, playing in a wedding cover band, or touring the world playing stadiums with a rock band, it’s important to know how to make musical decisions for your specific scenario.
Level 10 prepares you to “go anywhere on the drums.” You’ll learn about advanced rhythmic concepts like metric modulation, polyrhythms and polymeters, hybrid rudiments, and way more. These are concepts you can explore endlessly on your drumming journey.
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He made the band & he’s
playing his dream gigs.
After 20 years away from the drums, Ed says he’s loving music more than ever. He nailed his first audition and has now played at the venues of his dreams.
She can now jam with
anyone she wants.
Lisa got interested in the drums by playing Rock Band. She had no idea she’d be performing with strangers in Nashville just a few years later.
Retirement was too
slow for him.
After working on the railroad for 40 years, Nick now keeps his snare drum beside his bed...just in case he wakes up with a good idea.
The student has
become the teacher.
Omari had big shoes to fill. His father was already an accomplished drummer in Trinidad & Tobago when Omari decided to take his drumming to the next level.
Same-day advice got
him through the gig.
Guy had trouble figuring out a song, he reached out and an instructor walked him through it that same day - getting him through the gig that evening.
She didn’t let cancer
stop the rhythm.
Marlene, a cancer survivor, filled her recovery time with drumming and was able to progress at a pace that worked for her.
He loved the drums as a
kid, now he’s in two bands.
Barry wanted something to keep his mind busy, so he revisited the instrument he’d loved as a kid: the drums. Now he’s playing in bands and recording an album.
Private teachers weren’t
available at 11PM
With a full-time job and a family, Jay often can’t practice drums until late at night, which is why he loves being able to access Drumeo whenever he wants.
She took her kids’ drums
and started a band.
When Ivy’s kids decided to stop playing drums, she jumped on the throne instead -- she’s used Drumeo to build a foundation and formed a band.
He’s addicted to
Scott was frustrated starting out on the drums, so he joined Drumeo which helped him slow down, see how everything fits together, and gain momentum.
He developed his own
style with an army of teachers.
John didn’t have time for weekly lessons or sifting through online content. Drumeo gave him structure and the ability to learn from different world class instructors.
Finally, online drum
lessons he could trust.
Phil found the vast amount of online content disorganized, overwhelming and contradictory, so he quickly made himself at home with Drumeo.
Online lessons can be intimidating. Maybe you’re wondering if they work, or if you’ll use them enough – or if you’ll even enjoy the experience. So we’re removing the risk with our 90-day guarantee. More than anything, we want to make sure you have a POSITIVE experience developing new skills and gaining confidence on the drums.
Creating The Perfect Drum Part
As a drummer, you have the opportunity to bring LIFE to any song. Hannah Welton’s experience drumming for Prince was like attending the world’s greatest masterclass on creating the perfect drum part for every song. And now she’s going to pass that wisdom on to YOU in her first-ever DrumeoCOACHES course.
Big Band Drumming Essentials
Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Joe Morello… the forefathers of drumming all came from one style: jazz. Drum prodigy, Greyson Nekrutman, is showing you the fundamentals of big band playing including how to swing, traditional grip basics, and more.
Musical Gospel Chops
With great chops, comes great responsibility. The Godfather of gospel chops is going to show you how to use chops to add powerful moments to any song – without distracting from the groove. Aaron Spears dives into lessons learned drumming for pop stars like Ariana Grande and Usher in this course & live interview.
The Essence Of Funk Drumming
Learn the syncopated patterns of funk drumming from a living legend of the style. Dennis Chambers pushed the limits of funk drumming with Parliament/Funkadelic & John Scofield. And now he’s here to help you achieve new levels of independence & musicianship in your drumming.
Metal Drumming Masterclass
Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg is here to show you how to keep up with drumming’s most demanding style. You’ll push your endurance, independence, and double kick in this course designed to be his ultimate breakdown of metal drumming. You’ll have clear takeaways & assignments to start applying right away.
Legendary Drum Sounds
Tuning is just the beginning. Legendary session drummer, Simon Phillips, will show you everything he’s learned about getting the best drum sound in any playing situation. From how you strike the drums to what gear you choose, the sound of your playing will rapidly improve in this course.
Crafting Musical Drum Solos
Steve Smith has left no stone unturned in the world of drumming. From groundbreaking jazz performances to stadium rock anthems, Steve is one of drumming’s living legends. In his course, you’ll learn how to build musical drum solos and harness the power of technique to express yourself on the kit.
The Drummer Games
Two names have dominated drumming on the internet from the start: Casey Cooper & Cobus Potgieter. You’ll see drumming’s internet pioneers go head-to-head in the first-ever Drummer Games – complete with rudiment challenges, elimination solos, and more. Who said learning the drums can’t be fun?
Jazz & Fusion Drumming
Learning jazz will improve every area of your drumming. Dive into drumming's most challenging (and rewarding) style guided by Cindy Blackman Santana. Cindy will help you bring the spirit of jazz into everything you play for a more creative and inspiring approach to drumming.
Beyond Drumming For Drummers
Make drumming your creative outlet. Grammy-winner Terri Lyne Carrington will show you how to go beyond the “rules” of modern drumming and begin to speak your own language on the kit. This course will push your creativity and help you become the artist you were meant to be.
NIGHT VERSES, FEVER 333
Aric Improta is pushing the boundaries of drum performances. Look no further than his exhilarating backflips mid drum solo in front of thousands of screaming fans.
A dedicated artist, Aric uses his original music projects (Night Verses & Fever333) to deliver sensational visual performances to the masses.
And now he’s here to help you think outside the box with your drumming and question the implied “rules” that might be holding you back from your next creative breakthrough.
Domino Santantonio took the world by storm in 2020. In less than a year, she amassed more than half a million TikTok followers by turning trending pop songs into infectious drum grooves.
When she’s not making viral TikTok videos, she’s touring with live pop acts and performing as a house drummer on nationally broadcast television shows.
She’s here to show you what the life of a pop drummer is like -- and to help you find YOUR spotlight.
THE GODMOTHER OF DRUMMING
Dorothea Taylor spent the majority of her drum career out of the spotlight -- teaching lessons to budding Michigan drum students.
That’s until she partnered with Drumeo to create a powerful viral video addressing societal expectations in drumming culture -- shocking audiences with her (un)surprising command of a hard-rock anthem, garnering millions of views in two days.
Get ready to hang with one of the internet’s most renowned drum instructors and strengthen your hands with Dorothea’s go-to drumline workouts.
PROFESSOR OF PERCUSSION
John Wooton brings an accomplished academic background to your DrumeoCOACHES roster.
Holding a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Iowa, John blends theory with the application of drum rudiments. And he can do more than teach. John is a decorated drum corps snare drummer garnering national recognition for his talents.
You’ll be spending time with the professor, inside DrumeoCOACHES, getting John’s wisdom for buttery smooth chops.
DRUMMER FOR JOSH GROBAN
Kaz Rodriguez brings more than an international touring resume with Grammy-nominee Josh Groban.
He produces some of the most in-demand play-along tracks in the drumming world -- with Anika Nilles, Chris Coleman, Aaron Spears and many more relying on his productions to showcase their skills.
And you’ll get to sit in with Kaz while he breaks down play alongs, discusses his creative process, and even help him write a brand new composition.
Matt McGuire rose to fame posting the highest caliber drum remixes the internet has ever seen. In the process, he grabbed the attention of some of the world’s biggest acts -- including The Chainsmokers.
Now Matt tours the world with one of pop’s biggest groups as drummer, musical director, and stage designer.
Matt’s going to help you push your performances and unlock creativity, excitement, and musicianship in everything you do.
GRAMMY AWARD WINNER
In 2015, Larnell Lewis boarded a plane to the Netherlands to fill in for one of his drumming heroes, Robert “Sput” Searight. The rest is history.
Larnell learned a complex fusion set during the flight and went on to record one of the most celebrated live albums of the 21st century: We Like It Here by Snarky Puppy.
He’s a Grammy Award-winning musician, composer, producer, and educator -- and he’s here to teach YOU.
Michael Schack does it all.
Massive festival stages, sweaty European dance clubs, and concert venues around the world.
And more than a performer, he’s a clinician and teacher who knows how to translate his insights into practical results you can use.
Michael’s going to be showing what he does best -- how to energize every performance and translate digital music into compelling acoustic performances.
Getting Started & Motivation
Jared Falk has been your trusted source for online drum lessons for 15+ years.
As the face of Drumeo, Jared is a pioneer of online drum instruction -- helping prospective drummers around the world learn their first beats and beyond.
His passion, grit, and approachable style have helped him become the most watched drum instructor online… ever! And now you’ll have exclusive access to ask him all your biggest questions -- from getting started to finding your unique voice on the drums.
ROCK ICON & EDUCATOR
Todd Sucherman has played more than 2000 rock shows -- entertaining music fans around the world for 30+ years.
He’s a decorated clinician, winning multiple awards for his educational DVDs and enjoying a 20+ year tenure with the legendary rock band Styx.
Todd’s here to share the wisdom he’s amassed in an impressive career -- both on stage performing to the masses and in the studio dialing in that perfect sound.