It's always satisfying to have some songs under your belt. Here's another set of well known beats that are very doable even for a beginner. If these are giving you trouble, I'm always available for one-on-one lessons. Enjoy!

A lot of people ask for beginner songs to learn. I've put together 8 popular songs that use basic beats. This is a great way to start, you'll be playing full songs in no time. Download the sheet music and give them a try.

I recently wrote up an exercise sheet for my students that isolates different 16th note bass drum patterns. If you're new to playing 16th notes on the bass drum or having trouble keeping it clean sounding, try working through these exercises.

I get this question a lot from new students, so I wanted to share some pros and cons on electronic kits to hopefully give potential buyers a broader understanding.

Over my years of playing, I've had periods of growth and periods of plateauing. The direction, (or lack of direction) I was moving in was always in lockstep with my practice habits. Knowing how to practice is much more vital than the sheer number of hours you practice. Even a focused 15-30 minute practice per day will greatly improve your...

We all have that one friend or family member who is constantly tapping on the table during dinner, or uses the steering wheel as an air drums, or maybe even put together a whole drum set with pots and pans. Well if you're looking for a creative gift for that person, why not pick up a gift certificate for drum...

I have decided to once again offer online lessons as an option, and am excited for the potential to meet and teach people from all over the world.

Hello friends, I'm happy to share that I've expanded the Beginners tab (now called Beginner Drums 101) to include some free sheet music downloads to help you get started. Check out the link below.