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The Daily Warm Up

Stuck for what to practice? Download The Daily Warm Up and join my videos for a regular workout to improve technique and time-keeping

Buying A Drum Kit

For those new to drum kits, this is helpful information on what to look for and how much you might spend

Rock Beats, Fills & Solos

A thorough collection of beats, fills and solos, combining crotchets, quavers and semiquavers 

Tuned Percussion Hiring and Purchasing

Advice on acquiring a tuned percussion instrument for home use

More videos on YouTube

Backing Tracks

For current students only.

Trinity CollegeDrums for Beginners

Online Drumming Resources

Jeremy’s Youtube Playlist of awesome drumming videos

Jeremy’s Youtube Playlist of inspiring tuned percussion videos - Excellent resource for online video lesson. Most require payment. - This is the Drumeo Youtube channel which has hundreds of great videos. - I proudly endorse Innovative Percussion drumsticks and mallets. - Vic Firth is one of the world's largest manufacturers of drumsticks and their website has some excellent content. Look for the ‘Education’ section. - How cymbals are made

For acoustic drums...

How to set up your drum kit

How to fix your hi hat 

How to make your kit sound better 

For electronic drums...

Setting Up An Electric Kit (a guide)

How To Set Up Electronic Drums


Here's a collection of songs to listen to and try and play along with. Don't worry about playing exactly what you hear straight away, find the beat and use patterns you know to just stay in time with the music. As you get to know the song better you will start to learn the form of the song (verses, choruses, etc) and learn when patterns change and when there are fills. Once you know the song, then start to try and imitate what you hear more and more. This list barely scratches the surface of great songs to listen to and drum to. If you like a song, investigate who sings it and find other songs of theirs to play along with.

Daft Punk - 'Get Lucky'

Michael Jackson - 'Billie Jean'

AC/DC - 'Back in Black'

John Mayer - 'Vultures'

Alabama Shakes - 'Hold On'

Guns'n Roses - 'Sweet Child O' Mine'

Dire Straits - 'So Far Away'

Fleetwoof Mac - 'Dreams'

Sting - 'If I Ever Lose My Fatih in You'

Pink Floyd - 'Comfortably Numb'

Tina Turner - 'Simply The Best'

Bee Gees - 'Stayin' Alive'

Aretha Franklin - 'Think'

Terence Trent D'Arby - 'Wishing Well'

Stevie Wonder - 'Superstition'

Vanessa Carlton - 'A Thousand Miles'

Phil Collins - 'Inside Out'

Nelly Furtado - 'I'm Like A Bird'

Peter Gabriel - 'Sledgehammer'

Lisa Loeb - 'Stay (I Missed You)'

New Radicals - 'You Get What You Give'

The Corrs - 'Breathless'

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - 'Free Fallin'

Coldplay - 'Yellow'

Radiohead - 'High and Dry'

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