Easily one of the most exciting Jazz Drummers one will ever see, Ralph Peterson is not just a world-class jazz drummer,
but also a world-class jazz drumming TEACHER. A rare combination, indeed.
Besides having played with Terence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, David Murray, The Count Basie Orchestra, Betty Carter and Michael Brecker, as well as numerous groups of his own, he also teaches Jazz Drumming Lessons as Full Professor at Berklee College of Music as well as Artist in Residence at the Prince Claus Conservatory in Holland.
Aptly titled “Jazz Drumming Demystified,” Ralph generously shares his jazz drumming lesson wisdom here and offers a ‘method to the madness', laying down a clear path for the aspiring jazz drummer.
From Mechanics – developing the “What” and “How”… to Total Musicality – the Art of “When”, “Where” and “Why”.
Jazz Drumming Lessons include:
* Grip & Fulcrum
* How to get a great Sound
* Mechanics & Vocabulary
* The Rudimental Pyramid
* Syncopation Exercises
* Concept vs. Instinct
* Feathering the Bass Drum
* Mastering Playing Fast Jazz Drumming Lesson
* Playing Brushes
* The Art of Listening
And LOTS more Jazz Drumming Lessons…