Brazilian Jazz Drumming

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Welcome To Brazilian Jazz Drumming!
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Lessons
Hand Technique
20 mins
Coordination for Brazilian Rhythms 🎼
Hand Techniques and Accentuations 🎼
Finger Control Technique
Bass Drum and Hi-Hat Concepts for Brazilian Rhythms
10 mins
Essential Rudiments (Double Stroke and Paradiddles) 🎼
Using the Paradiddles as Coordination for 3 Rhythms 🎼
Samba 🎼
Baião 🎼
Choro
4 mins
Frevo 🎼
Maracatu 🎼
Ijexá
4 mins
Exploring the Samba - Part 1 🎼
Exploring the Samba - Part 2 🎼
Exploring the Samba - Part 3 🎼
Exploring the Samba - Part 4 🎼
Partido Alto 🎼
Maracatu (Exploring Maracatu)
3 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Exploring Maracatu)
14 mins
Improvising on the Maracatu
4 mins
Visions of Frevo
2 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Exploring Frevo)
25 mins
Grooves for Baião
3 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Exploring Baião)
24 mins
Improvising on the Baião
4 mins
Technique for the Brushes
16 mins
2 Musical Examples
3 mins
Slow Tempos
7 mins
Fast Tempos
11 mins
PDF Resources
Coordination for Brazilian Rhythms.pdf
36.5 KB
Hand Techniques and Accentuations.pdf
22.9 KB
Finger control technique.pdf
22.6 KB
Essential Rudiments.pdf
33.8 KB
Using the Paradiddle as a Coordination for 3 Rhythms.pdf
40.3 KB
Samba.pdf
63.4 KB
Baião.pdf
44.5 KB
Frevo.pdf
54 KB
Maracatu.pdf
58.5 KB
Exploring Samba part 1.pdf
77.4 KB
Exploring Samba part 2.pdf
76.2 KB
Exploring Samba Part 3.pdf
48.8 KB
Exploring Samba part 4.pdf
48.6 KB
Partido Alto.pdf
46.3 KB
Maracatu (Exploring Maracatu).pdf
48 KB
Visions of Frevo (Exploring Frevo).pdf
40.4 KB
Grooves for Baiåo (Exploring Baião).pdf
59.9 KB
"El Rei dos Casamentos" Play-Along
Performance
7 mins
Performance (with click)
7 mins
Performance (with click, lower volume)
7 mins
Performance (no drums)
7 mins
Solo Section (no drums, with click)
2 mins
Solo Section (no drums, click lower)
2 mins
Solo Section (no click, no drums)
2 mins
"El Rei" Lead Sheet
31.3 KB
"El Rei" Lead Sheet (with drums)
33.1 KB
"O Índio Condá" Play-Along
Performance
4 mins
Performance (no drums, with click)
4 mins
Performance (no drums, click lower)
4 mins
"O Índio Condá" Lead Sheet
47.2 KB
"O Índio Condá" Drum Sheet
33.8 KB
"Já to te Esperando" Play-Along
Performance
5 mins
Performance (with click)
5 mins
Performance (with click, lower volume)
5 mins
Performance (no drums)
5 mins
Solo Section
1 min
Solo Section (with click)
1 min
Solo Section (with click, lower)
1 min
Solo Section (no drums)
1 min
"Já to te Esperando" Lead Sheet
38.4 KB
"Já to te Esperando" Drum Sheet
40 KB
"Maracatim" Play-Along
Performance
5 mins
Performance (with click)
5 mins
Performance (with click, lower)
5 mins
Performance (no drums)
5 mins
"Maracatim" Lead Sheet
97.7 KB
"Maracatim" Drum Sheet
42.2 KB
"Cebola no Frevo" Play-Along
Performance
6 mins
Performance (with click)
6 mins
Performance (with click, lower)
6 mins
Performance (no drums)
6 mins
Solo Section
2 mins
Solo Section (with click)
1 min
Solo Section (with click, lower)
1 min
"Cebola no Frevo" Lead Sheet
63.9 KB
"Cebola no Frevo" Drum Sheet
56.3 KB
"Nívea" Play-Along
Performance
6 mins
Performance (with click)
6 mins
Performance (with click in 7)
6 mins
Performance (with click, lower)
6 mins
Performance (with click in 7, lower)
6 mins
Performance (no drums)
6 mins
"Nívea" Lead Sheet
57.9 KB
"Nívea" Drum Sheet
33 KB
Simple Player Versions
Coordination for Brazilian Rhythms
13 mins
Hand Technique and Accentuation for Sticks and Brushes
11 mins
Finger Control Technique
12 mins
Essential Rudiments (Double Stroke and Paradiddles)
26 mins
Using the Paradiddles as Coordination for 3 Rhythms
20 mins
Samba
10 mins
Baião
8 mins
Frevo
5 mins
Maracatu
5 mins
Part 1 - No Accent
20 mins
Part 2 - Accents on the Hi-Hat
18 mins
Part 3 - Accents on Both Snare and Hi-Hat
9 mins
Part 4 - Distributing the Accents
17 mins
Partido Alto
18 mins
Audio Versions of Lessons
Hand Technique
20 mins
Coordination for Brazilian Rhythms
13 mins
Hand Technique and Accentuation for Sticks and Brushes
11 mins
Finger Control Technique
12 mins
Bass Drum and Hi-Hat Concepts for Brazilian Rhythms
10 mins
Essential Rudiments (Double Stroke and Paradiddles)
26 mins
Using the Paradiddles as Coordination for 3 Rhythms
20 mins
Samba
10 mins
Baião
8 mins
Choro
4 mins
Frevo
5 mins
Maracatu
5 mins
Ijexá
4 mins
Part 1 - No Accent
20 mins
Part 2 - Accents on the Hi-Hat
18 mins
Part 3 - Accents on Both Snare and Hi-Hat
9 mins
Part 4 - Distributing the Accents
17 mins
Partido Alto
18 mins
Maracatu (Exploring Maracatu)
3 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Exploring Maracatu)
14 mins
Improvising on the Maracatu
4 mins
Visions of Frevo
2 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Frevo)
25 mins
Grooves for Baião
3 mins
Explaining the Grooves (Exploring Baião)
24 mins
Improvising on the Baião
4 mins
Technique for the Brushes
16 mins
2 Musical Examples
3 mins
Slow Tempos
7 mins
Fast Tempos
11 mins
Play-Along Audio
El Rei dos Casamentos
7 mins
El Rei - Play-Along With Click Track
7 mins
El Rei - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
7 mins
El Rei - Play-Along
7 mins
El Rei - Solo Play-Along With Click Track
2 mins
El Rei - Solo Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
2 mins
El Rei - Solo Play-Along
7 mins
O Índio Condá
4 mins
O Índio - Play-Along With Click Track
4 mins
O Índio - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
4 mins
O Índio - Play-Along
4 mins
Já to te Esperando
5 mins
Já to te Esperando - Play-Along With Click Track
5 mins
Já to te Esperando - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
5 mins
Já to te Esperando - Play-Along
5 mins
Já to te Esperando - Solo
1 min
Já to te Esperando - Solo Play-Along With Click Track
1 min
Já to te Esperando - Solo Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
1 min
Já to te Esperando - Solo Play-Along
1 min
Maracatim
5 mins
Maracatim - Play-Along With Click Track
5 mins
Maracatim - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
5 mins
Maracatim - Play-Along
5 mins
Cebola no Frevo
6 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Play-Along With Click Track
6 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
6 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Play-Along
6 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Solo
2 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Solo Play-Along With Click Track
2 mins
Cebola no Frevo - Solo Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
2 mins
Nívea
6 mins
Nívea - Play-Along With Click Track
6 mins
Nívea - Play-Along With Click Track (Lower Volume)
6 mins
Nívea - Play-Along With Click Track in 7
6 mins
Nívea - Play-Along With Click Track in 7 (Lower Volume)
6 mins
Nívea - Play-Along
6 mins