Learn How To Play The Drums Online With 250 Free HD Video Lessons!
At Icanplaydrums.com we've been producing drumming instructional
DVD's since 2006. These days, with the speed and availability of
broadband internet, all our courses
are delivered digitally; that is you download them to
your computer, after payment has gone through. In some instances
we give you hi res files so you can custom burn your own DVD's.
We don't sell DVD's anymore, as they're slowly becoming
The 5 BIG
advantages of our digital products:
You get the product immediately, no shipping delays, no added
shipping cost 2) You have lifetime access to the download
page, you can download files as you need them, then come back
later 3) You don't have to chew up your bandwidth by
streaming (like our competitors paid membership sites) you
download the files to your computer, then watch them from there.
No streaming needed!
4) The products are cheaper, because there is no duplication,
printing, packaging and fulfillment costs added on top 5) You
can transfer the files to your mobile phone, portable media
device, laptop, thumb drive, iPad, iPhone etc
We have products that cater for every drummer, no matter what your
style or ability level.
SKYPE DRUM LESSON SWITH JACK BENNETT -$35US per half hour
Free online lessons and weekly "Live Lessons" are great, but you are only
ever watching the teacher, they aren't watching you. How can they analyze your playing and help you? We offer weekly Skype lessons with Jack. No on going contracts, no peak hour traffic.
Lessons are avilable from ages 8 and above, anywhere in the world.
All styles taught, and all abilities catered for, from raw beginner
to seasoned pro. All you need is reliable internet on your computer,
laptop, tablet or media device and you're good to go. Skype itself
is free to download, and free to use (it uses your internet
TOTAL DRUMMING SUCCESS SYSTEM DIGITAL- 2 versions!
flagship product, this 40 disc set (22 DVDs, 22 PDFs, 18 CDs),
is the world's most complete instructional product for drummers.
Covering every drumming topic in Ultimate Drumming Solution
Digital (see below), TDSS goes to the next step offering insight
into drummer related topics, like; studio drumming, setting up
and running a band, how to get gigs, how to get endorsements,
industry interviews with entertainment agents and Sabian cymbals
reps, how to build a recording studio. TDSS also comes with over
130 playalong tracks, with drums, without drums and just drums.
ULTIMATE DRUMMING SOLUTION DIGITAL -
Our most popular
and cost effective product, UDS Digital includes all material
from the original 12 disc course (11 DVDs, 1 CD). UDS covers a
huge variety of topics for all levels of drummer, such as;
drumkit setup and tuning, stick and pedal technique, 4 way
independence, rock, funk, blues, punk drumming, jazz and Latin
American drumming, speed and control workshop, stacks of
playalong tracks, and our trademark 4 Screen HD Ezybeat clips!
Need some high
qualiy, varied tempo, stylistaclly diverse playalong tracks for
drums? Then look no further than Playalong Tracks For Drums.
This collection of over 130 playalong tracks covers a wide range
of styles, from Rock, Pop, Blues, Funk, Linear, Jazz, Latin, Odd
Times, and heaps more. We all know that learning patterns and
vocab from books and DVD's in great, but if you don't currently
play in a great sounding band, how will you ever start to use
this vocab in a proper musical environment? These playalong
tracks will get you up to speed!
Drummer takes all 25 styles and ideas from the original popular
Youtube video and breaks them down in complete detail. All
techniques and concepts are looked at in depth, from 6 HD camera
angles. If you liked the original video, then this is your
perfect companion to learning everything you saw!
The latest package from
Icanplaydrums.com, Euro Tour Drum Lessons was shot at 7
locations through Europe; from Italy, Germany, Holland, France
and beyond. This package covers some exciting and essential
grooves that you only need a kick, snare and hats to play.
Bass Drum Solution is your one stop solution for all things
pedals! Topics covered include the basics of positioning,
balance, posture, how the pedals work, heel up vs heel down and
beginner patterns, through to essential pedal vocab in all of
todays playing styles; 8th and 16th beats, 16th triplet grooves,
32nd note grooves, how to strengfthen the weaker foot (typically
the left). Also a great deal of time is dedicated to pedal
independence; that is the ability to play the pedals
independantly of the hands or vice versa!
download course takes a unique approach to teaching the drums,
by teaching you how to re-orchestrate what you already know to
get unique sounding beats and fills. Definitely a lot easier to
grasp and less overwhelming than being presented with 100's of
patterns that are all different from each other. You are taught
5 beat core patterns, and 5 fill core patterns, with 4
variations on each. Each core pattern is treated as a mini
workshop, and the learning curve is fast, because the concept is
Let's face it, everyone wishes they could play faster. Few
people however, understand what kind of practice routine will
get you there. Fewer still understand that being able to control
your speed at different tempos and volumes is critical in
actually being able to use your speed in any musical context.
Ultimate Speed & Control Workout is essentially 5
products in 1. You get the broken down explanation of every
exercise. You get the practice routine videos themselves at all
tempo ranges. You get a printable PDF file of every exercise, an
audio Ezybeat video of every exercise. Finally you get MP3 files
of every instructional and workout video to rip to your iPod.
A brand new set of 15 exciting drum solos for performance in
concerts, gigs, exams and recitals. Featuring 5 unique and
challenging solos in each of the beginner, intermediate and
advanced categories, these solos will challenge and inspire your
solo playing. What makes this package different other than the
printable PDF, you get a full Workshop video where all the
phrases, techniques, trouble spots etc are completely broken
down in fine detail. You also get one long Ezybeat video where
the entire notation is played to you with a cursor and live
audio in the background. You also get a full Performance video
of each solo.
RUDIMENTS AROUND THE KIT - AROUND
AUSTRALIA - $59 US
All the material from the original 12 disc course, which was
shot from the snow to the desert to the rainforest! Now re
filmed at 4 brand new locations, RATK 2.0 is the worlds largest
and most complete training system on applying the rudiments
around the drumkit as beats, fills and solo ideas. The rudiments
are the building blocks of drumming and one of the best ways to
build up a great vocab of ideas to play around the drums - in
any style! If you've hit a brick wall with your creativity on
the kit, or just can't seem to figure out the fills you hear
your favorite drummers play, then RATK is the package that will
reignite your drumming and take it to the next level.
very first drum DVD shot entirely outdoors (Jan 2008), FAID
takes you through advanced concepts like applying metric
modulations, beat displacements, polyrhythms and more, and shows
you step by step how to introduce these concepts into your
playing. Traditionally thought of as difficult material, FAID
shows you that once you understand how these ideas "work" -
ANYONE can use them in their playing. If you're looking to take
your drumming to the advanced level, FAID is the package for
THE DRUM QUIZ SHOW - digital
version coming very soon!
The Drum Quiz Show is
the world's first interactive video software for drum lessons.
TDQS tests your knowledge with 100's of videos of a huge variety
of styles, like Rock, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Latin and heaps more.
The software plays a video example, you choose the answer from
the notation options below. Beat your highest score! Lots of
fun, easy to use, and very educational. Different levels from
the beginner through to the advanced student.
HOW TO CLEAN UP YOUR DRUM ROLLS
- $27 US
How To Clean Up
Your Drum Rolls Digital, gives you a complete blueprint for
executing perfectly seamless, clean rolls. The most common
problem people face when playing rolls is getting lost inside
the roll. Most people have the "panic roll", which is where they
randomly play as fast as possible in a roll. The problem here is
they have no idea where they are at any given time in the roll,
making it virtually impossible to end the roll exactly in time.
How To Clean Up Your Drum Rolls shows you how to choose a
correct hand speed for the tempo you're playing at, to ensure
your rolls start and end, on tome, every time.
WTF is geared
towards the time pressed drummer, who wants awesome drum fills,
and lots of them, fast. Instead of presenting lot's of different
fills that are all completely different, WTF gives you a small
number of core sticking patterns in triplets, and teaches you
many ways to play that same sticking/footing pattern around the
kit. This makes learning faster as you never have to re learn a
new pattern until you've learnt all the variations of the
Wicked 16th Fills is geared towards the time
pressed drummer, who wants awesome drum fills, and lots of them,
fast. Instead of presenting lot's of different fills that are
all completely different, WTF gives you a small number of core
sticking patterns in 16th notes, and teaches you many ways to
play that same sticking/footing pattern around the kit. This
makes learning faster as you never have to re learn a new
pattern until you've learnt all the variations of the previous
Aside from video products, we also produce PDF downloadable Workbooks
that you can print out, spiral bind and take to your music stand. We
as many teachers use our books to teach from, as we do students. Books come
with MP3 back tracks (minus drums) where specified.
ICANPLAYDRUMS BEGINNER / INTERMEDIATE PDF WORKBOOK
workbooks cover stacks of things not taught in the DVD's, in
this first book for instance there is over 140 pages. Topics in
the beginner book include reading rhythms, rests and time
signatures, navigating drum charts, reading drum solos. Rock,
blues, funk, RnB, double bass, triplet beats and fills, 1 bar &
2 beat fills, salsa, samba, bossa, afro cuban, batucada, soca,
African styles, wedding dances, traditional dances, independence
and heaps more. Downloaded as a printable PDF, this workbook
also works in an interactive sense - you can click the chapters
in the Table Of Contents to be taken straight to that page.
advanced student, this PDF workbook assumes you already have a
well rounded understanding of all the techniques and styles
taught in the beginner book. Topics taught include; The 2 Sound
Level Concept, Metric Modulations, Polyrhythms, Beat
Displacements, Artificial Rhythms, Linear Beats and Fills, Meter
Shifting, Phrasing around the beat and over the bar line, Finger
Snapping, Permutations and more.