The Importance Of Ear Training For Beginner Drummers

Ideas And Tips On Ear Training For Beginner Drummers

How important is ear training for beginner drummers?

You see, learning to play the drums is not just about keeping a steady beat.

It’s also not about nailing fancy fills or mastering certain drumming techniques.

Instead, learning the drums demands a keen sense of

For this reason, ear training is a vital aspect of becoming the drummer you want to be.

That’s why in today’s drumming guide, I’m going to provide you with 7 outstandingly helpful ideas to enhance your listening skills.

Plus:

We’ll explore the significance of ear training for beginner drummers to start with.

This will help you understand and train your ears in the most practical way.

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My Opinion On What’s The Hardest Part Of Being A Drummer

Whats The Hardest Part Of Being A Drummer Personal Thoughts

What’s the hardest part of being a drummer?

That’s a fantastic question.

And that’s why I’m going to share my personal opinion today.

What do you think?

What’s the hardest part of being a drummer in your opinion?

Share your thoughts down in the comments as well.

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We Need To Talk About Drumming Envy

Drumming envy tips

Ever felt drumming envy?

You know the feeling:

Watching a video of a kid rocking the drums as many adults can’t.

Maybe you went to a mind-blowing jam lately.

Or you just got caught up in the fun and fancy world of social media.

Drumming envy is something most of us aren’t immune to.

Sooner or later, we’re likely to catch it.

That’s why we need to talk about drumming envy:

It’s nothing you need to be ashamed of.

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What Is A Drum Fill?

Drum fill explained

What is a drum fill?

And how can you tell it apart from a drum groove or beat?

In this short guide for beginners, you’ll learn

  • a simple definition of drum fills (or fill-ins)
  • and what sets them apart from beats or grooves.

This knowledge will not only help you understand your drumming exercises better.

It will also give you precious insights on why you’re playing what you’re playing on the drum kit.

Sounds great?

Agreed! 😀

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8 Very Easy Drum Beats For Beginners (Free Notes)

Easy drum beats for beginners free PDF

Learning very easy drum beats is a great idea:

As a beginner, you

  • can memorize them quite fast,
  • play them to many popular songs or
  • use them to expand your drumming vocabulary.

Each of the 8 drum beats I’m going to explain in today’s guide is perfectly suited for beginners on the drum set.

Plus:

I’m sharing a free sheet music PDF with our 8 very easy drum beats as well.

Just download the notes and add them to your collection of drums sheet music.

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How To Jam With Other Musicians As A Drum Beginner

Tips for drum beginners on how to jam with other musicians

You’re a drum beginner, and you’re finally going to jam with other musicians?

Great idea!

There’s a lot of fun waiting just around the corner. 🙂

At the same time, you might wonder:

How can you collaborate and jam with other musicians?

After all, that’s a whole new experience for you.

In this drumming guide, you’ll find some tried and tested tips helping you successfully prepare for your jam sessions.

You’ll also learn about things you should avoid when collaborating with other musicians.

But first, let’s answer this frequently asked question:

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Essential Drumming Equipment Every Beginner Needs

Guide essential drumming equipment for beginners

Certain drumming equipment for beginners is essential if you want to learn the drums properly.

For this reason, I’m sharing 13 must-haves a novice drummer needs.

Some of the equipment like a high-quality drum set is obvious, while other utensils might surprise you.

With that said, let’s take a look at essential drumming equipment every beginner should own.

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You’re Bored Playing The Drums? 7 Tips To Enjoy Drumming Again

Tips bored playing drums

When you’re bored playing the drums, making music just isn’t what it used to be.

It might feel like another to-do on your daily list.

Maybe you even resist to playing drums at all.

Will this be the end of your musical journey?

No, it doesn’t have to.

Being bored playing the drums does happen for various reasons.

The good news is:

You can do something about it.

In this drumming guide, you will find 7 tips helping you enjoy drumming again.

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Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them

Drum notes explained beginners guide

Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?

How do they look like?

And what else should you know about drums sheet music?

In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.

We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the

  • bass drum or kick,
  • snare drum,
  • toms

as well as the

  • hi-hat,
  • crash
  • and ride

cymbals.

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