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Brushes Mastery Course

The most complete online drum brushes course ever created. 
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Make drum brushes the best part of your Jazz drumming. In the Brushes Mastery Course online drum lessons, you'll learn brushes drumming beats drumming rudiments and drum fills.  Learn to play Jazz and many other styles of music.

Playing drum brushes is usually the weakest part of a drummer's skill set.  It is however, a crucial part of your Jazz drumming ability.

This course will help you gain confidence playing drum brushes with real musicians in real musical situations.  Throughout the course, I will teach you everything I do so you too can be successful playing brushes. 

There are 107 drumming brushes drum lessons (Over 20 hours of content), 40 drum lesson PDF's, 22 drum practice videos and 20 drum practice tracks.

I'm drummer Von Baron and I designed this course based on my 35 years of playing drum brushes, teaching and overall Jazz drumming experience. I've used drum brushes in many musical styles in the studio and on stage with artists like Stanley Jordan, Benny Golson, Eddie Henderson and Geoff Keezer.
Join drummers in Europe, Australia, Asia and North America who are already improving their Jazz brushes playing and Jazz drumming with this course. Sign up today and become smooth, confident and masterful with your drumming brushes.



Here is part of the drum lesson on how to play a fast Jazz Swing drumming beat with drum brushes. This will give you a taste of the course and how I teach. There is also a PDF download for this and many of the instruction videos when you join the course. 
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Practice with the pros! This is the practice video for the Fast Swing brushes drumming beat instruction video above. There are 21 other videos in the course to practice your drumming brushes with two of the top Jazz musicians in Japan. A drum chart (drum sheet music) for all practice songs is included when you join the course.

Start swinging those brushes.

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"The videos are informative, well presented, and high quality. I am loving this content and it is incredibly useful material."
Jonathan M.
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"I like very much the course and your musical approach."
Philippe P.
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“Very inspiring and achievable. A wonderfully designed course that eliminates all the mystery and guesswork associated with the fine art of brushes. I was able to learn and improve immediately. All from an excellent drummer and teacher!”
Ernest D.
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"The Brushes Mastery Course is really instructive and I appreciate many of your ideas and good suggestions which are helpful in Jazz drumming in general. Besides, it is much fun!” -
Axel H.
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"It is a great course!"
Steve C.
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"I’ve been enjoying your brushes course a lot and found some really useful lessons in there. The new Latin patterns beyond my basic Bossa are a godsend!”
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The Brushes Mastery Course


Drumming virtual instruction that helps you experience brushes as you learn. Improve your Jazz drumming and drum brushes skills through this unique teaching method. You will learn to create your own smooth, confident and masterful sound with drumming brushes. 

Everything you need to succeed playing drum brushes in the real world of music. 
  • Over 20 hours of online drum lessons
  • 107 instruction videos  
  • 22 drum practice videos with top-tier Jazz musicians to hone your new brushing skills
  • 20 drum brush practice tracks
  • 40 drum lesson PDF's.


Low one-time payment. No need to pay for a costly monthly subscription.

3-Day trial. Take the BRUSHES MASTERY COURSE for a test drive. If after 3 days, the course isn't right for you, get a full refund. 


Learn with a relaxed, step-by-step method at your own pace.

You can also track your progress and see how much you have accomplished. 

More about drum brushes

Brushes are difficult for drummers. So much so that most drummers don't even try to learn how to play with drum brushes. 

The Brushes Mastery Course can help you become confident using drum brushes every time you pull them out of your stick bag. 

Vic Firth Brushes

There are many drum brushes manufacturers on the market and I've tried most of them.  The brushes I have used consistently for about 10 years are the Vic Firth Heritage Brushes. I have a blog post about these great brushes here

Brushes Jazz

Brushes aren't only used in playing Jazz. In fact, I use them in Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, Pop, Country, Hip Hop and Funk drumming. My Brushes Mastery Course will teach you how to play these styles and many more with drum brushes. 

Jazz brushes technique

There is a very specific technique for playing drum brushes and once you learn it, your brushes playing will become smoother and easier.  My brushes course will teach you how to relax and get incredible bounce and motion from your brushes. 

You'll also learn many drum brushes sweeping patterns, textures and sounds to use in the music you play. 

Practice pad for brushes

There are great drum stick practice pads out there but not so many choices for practicing with drum brushes.  I've got a great video on how to make your own cheap drum brushes practice pad. Check it out below!

How to play drums with brushes

If you want to add brush playing to your drumming, my Brushes Mastery Course will get you there. You'll learn the nuts and bolts as well as how to connect your brush playing to the music and other musicians you play with. Join today and learn to paint with sound!

Learn the Samba drum beat and many other styles of drum brushes playing.

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Von Baron

Jazz drummer, educator, composer


Performing regularly on stage and in the recording studio for 35 years, Von Baron is one of the busiest drummers in Japan. 

Playing with Stanley Jordan, Benny Golson, Eddie Henderson, Geoff Keezer and many others gave Von the opportunity to hone his drumming brushes skills. 

It's with this real world experience, Von created this course to help you get the most out of your drum brushes. 
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