How to Get Hired

Locking with the Kick Pattern

Today we start a 12 week course on GROOVE called How to Get Hired. These are some of my favorite go-...

Syncing-Up with Drum Fills

Here’s something that I was sort of sneaky about last week, and I did this without even tellin...

More Than Kick Patterns

Remember when I said “Let’s pretend this is true” when I was talking about Kick Pa...

Playing Off the Kick

I bet you thought we were done talking about Kick Patterns, huh? NOPE! Not yet!

Playing with Simple Kick Patterns

I promise, this is the last time we’ll be dedicating an entire week to talking about the Kick ...

Playing Groove Phrases

What I’m about to talk about is probably one of the most vital pieces of information I’v...

Developing a Groove Phrase

Allow me to elaborate a bit on what we discussed last week in this series. Also, be sure to download...

Matching Cymbal Lengths

Any time that my mentor Victor Wooten says something about what he does to interpret music, my ears ...

When Less is More

Sometimes, we all have to play a very simple role. So when we’re playing the part of simplicit...

Never Sacrifice the Groove for a Note

Here’s some more fantastic advice from the King of Groove, Victor Wooten. I still find myself ...

Playing Busy Grooves

Sometimes you just need to hang the “rules” on the shelf and go with your gut! So why no...

Before You Play a Single Note…

Here we go! The final lesson in this 12 week series! If you only take one thing away from this How t...