Fundamentals of Jazz Drumming by Open Studio

Fundamentals of Jazz Drumming

Learn to swing from a modern master of swing

Learn to swing from a modern master of swing.

Hutch lays it down. He doesn't beat around the bush or sugar coat it. Learn exactly what to play, practice, and listen to from one of the most in-demand drummers in the world. 

Use the transcriptions, scrolling notation, and enhanced video player to immerse yourself in the details of these awesome lessons.

Living Notation

Our exclusive  Living Notation technology allows you to follow Hutch’s playing and demonstrations in real time with moving, interactive notation.

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Meet Your Teacher

Greg Hutchinson has appeared on over 160 recordings, performing and recording with countless jazz greats including Betty Carter, Joshua Redman, Dianne Reeves, Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield, Roy Hargrove, Diana Krall and Harry Connick Jr.

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Contents

Start Here
Welcome to Fundamentals of Jazz Drumming!
1 min
How To Use Living Notation
Lessons
How to Swing on the Ride Cymbal
How to Swing on the Ride Cymbal: Quiz
How to Play the Shuffle
How to Play the Shuffle: Quiz
Basic Techniques & Rudiments - Part 1
Basic Techniques & Rudiments - Part 2
9 mins
The Art of Comping
The Art of Comping: Quiz
Working with Brushes
Working With Brushes: Quiz
Basics of Bebop
Drumming Styles of the Legends
All Things Hi-Hat
14 mins
All Things Hi-Hat: Quiz
Secrets of Learning Forms
17 mins
A Drummer's Bag of Toys
8 mins
Bass Drum Feathering
16 mins
Equipments and Tuning
19 mins
Solo Demonstration
Audio Versions of Lessons
Welcome From Hutch
1 min
How to Swing on the Ride Cymbal
22 mins
How to Play the Shuffle
16 mins
Basic Techniques & Rudiments - Part 1
23 mins
Basic Techniques & Rudiments - Part 2
9 mins
The Art of Comping
22 mins
Working With Brushes
14 mins
Basics of Bebop
22 mins
Drumming Styles of the Legends
14 mins
All Things Hi-Hat
14 mins
Secrets of Learning Forms
17 mins
A Drummer's Bag of Toys
8 mins
Bass Drum Feathering
16 mins
Equipments and Tuning
19 mins
Solo Demonstration
4 mins
Simple Player Versions
How to Swing on the Ride Cymbal
22 mins
How to Play the Shuffle
16 mins
Basic Technique & Rudiments - Part 1
23 mins
The Art of Comping
22 mins
Working with Brushes
14 mins
Basics of Bebop
22 mins
Drumming Styles of the Legends
14 mins
Solo Demonstration
4 mins

FAQs

Is this course right for me?

Fundamentals of Jazz Drumming is the perfect fit for you if:
  • You're an intermediate to advanced level drummer that wants to learn more about jazz drumming
  • You want a set course that you can take at your own pace
  • You like to learn by listening, reading notation, and imitating

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No problem! We have other drum courses, and we'll happily switch you if needed. We also have a  full satisfaction guarantee with easy refund if you're not happy with the course.

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