Jazz Brushes for Beginners

Get your brush game together with a brush master, Greg Hutchinson.

Better brush technique = better drummer.

It's easy to hear the difference between the players that know their way around the brushes from the ones that don't. 

Be the kind of drummer that everyone wants to play with. 

Bonafide brush guru Gregory Hutchinson lays out all of the fundamentals for the 5 most essential brush styles in this laser focused course.

After completing this course you'll be able to:

  • play Hutch's 5 essential brush grooves: swing, up-tempo, ballads, Brazilian, and backbeat
  • understand the fundamental brush technique that applies to all styles
  • practice with Hutch(!) using Open Studio's amazing Guided Practice Sessions

About 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.

What our members say about Greg

"Open Studio is a great way to improve your jazz skills... I’m really happy to learn from Hutch. 
I recommend this music course for sure."

Ricardo O.

"I like the online transcription on Hutch's courses... that helped me a lot. "

Anton M. (Austria)

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Contents

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How to Use Living Notation

    Lessons

    The Basic Technique
      Preview
      Guided Practice Session 1
        Ballads
          Guided Practice Session 2
            Fast Swing
              Guided Practice Session 3
                Brazilian Grooves
                  Guided Practice Session 4
                    Backbeat
                      Guided Practice Session 5

                        Simple Player Versions

                        The Basic Technique
                        • 9 mins
                        • 347 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 1
                        • 12 mins
                        • 468 MB
                        Ballads
                        • 7 mins
                        • 266 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 2
                        • 6 mins
                        • 224 MB
                        Fast Swing
                        • 4 mins
                        • 161 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 3
                        • 7 mins
                        • 260 MB
                        Brazilian Grooves
                        • 6 mins
                        • 236 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 4
                        • 7 mins
                        • 282 MB
                        Backbeat
                        • 6 mins
                        • 212 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 5
                        • 6 mins
                        • 216 MB

                        Audio Versions of Lessons

                        The Basic Technique
                        • 9 mins
                        • 8.07 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 1
                        • 12 mins
                        • 10.8 MB
                        Ballads
                        • 7 mins
                        • 6.24 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 2
                        • 6 mins
                        • 5.37 MB
                        Fast Swing
                        • 4 mins
                        • 4.03 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 3
                        • 7 mins
                        • 6.15 MB
                        Brazilian Grooves
                        • 6 mins
                        • 5.72 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 4
                        • 7 mins
                        • 6.72 MB
                        Backbeat
                        • 6 mins
                        • 5.14 MB
                        Guided Practice Session 5
                        • 6 mins
                        • 5.25 MB