Beginner Drum Kit Set Up

Get the right gear and learn how to set your drums up like the pros. 

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Save money and avoid beginner drummer mistakes buying and setting up your drum kit.

Beginner Drum Kit Set Up Course

  • Instructor: Von Baron
  • Level: Beginner
  • Study time: 3 hours
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Course Overview
Get the right gear and learn how to set your drums up like the pros in this drum course.

These drum lessons are essential for any drummer just starting out and especially for drummers learning to play Jazz.

  • Drum Lessons Video: 3 hours
  • Drum Lessons: 10
  • Drum Lab Monthly Drum Class
I really liked the Beginner Drum Kit Set Up course, even I have played drums for some years. I liked how you explain the setup of the different elements, the way you go in details, and finally you as the teacher.
Thomas J.

A Beginner's Course to Drum Kit Set Up

Embark on your Jazz drumming journey with confidence in my Beginner Drum Kit Set Up Course! This comprehensive guide will walk you through the essential steps for a perfect drum kit set up to play your best.

By the end of my course, you'll know what gear to get and how to assemble your drum kit with optimal spacing, heights and angles. Learn expert tips from decades of professional playing experience. 

Step-by-Step Lessons For New Drummers

We cover a lot in this course. From brushes, sticks and mallets to drum sizes, cymbal weights, proper angles, snare drums, gig bags, drum carts and more, I'll take the mystery out of setting up your first drum kit.

Avoid many mistakes new drummers make when buying drum gear and setting it up.  We'll get you hooked up with everything you need and teach you set it all up. 

Drum Kit Set Up Tips for a Seamless Start

Get going on your Jazz drumming journey the right way. How you set up you drum kit can make or break your playing. This course will help you get your drum set, up and swinging fast. 

To learn the essentials for playing Jazz drum set, check out my Beginner Drum Lessons Pack too! 

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PREVIEW THE COURSE

Here's the lesson on choosing your snare drum.  Learn dozens of other tips for your drum kit setup inside the course.
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COMPLETE COURSE PACKS

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9 Courses including this one!

BEGINNER JAZZ DRUMS COMPLETE COURSE PACK

Learn everything you need from scratch in this course pack (including the Drum Kit Setup course) to get swinging on your drums. Save yourself 20% too while you're building a rock solid Jazz drumming foundation. 

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9 Courses

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED JAZZ DRUMS COMPLETE COURSE PACK

This course pack covers everything you need  to get you out there playing with other musicians. Enjoy 20% off while you sharpen your Jazz drumming skills.

THE LESSONS

BEGINNER DRUM KIT SET UP LESSONS

Everything you need to set up like a pro.
  • INTRO - 03:20
  • BRUSHES, MALLETS AND STICKS - 09:01
  • DRUM MAKERS, SIZES AND MATERIAL - 12:21
  • MY COMPACT DRUM KIT 19:15
  • DRUM HEADS AND TUNING - 25:33
  • TUNING UP A DRUM KIT 16:35
  • SNARE DRUMS - 04:52
  • BASS DRUM PEDALS AND HARDWARE - 08:07
  • CYMBALS - 20:32
  • DRUM THRONES AND CUSHIONS - 02:58
  • THRONE CUSHION FOR BACK PAIN 09:07
  • DRUM CASES, RUGS AND CARTS - 09:25
  • SETTING UP THE KIT PART 1 - 10:49
  • SETTING UP THE KIT PART 2 - 19:54
  • CONCLUSION 00:42

Other Courses Recommended In This Course

The Beginner Drum Kit Set Up Course

FOCUSED

This course saves you time and money by breaking down the everything you need to get the drum gear you need and set it up to perfection. 

By the end of these online drum lessons, you'll choose your gear and set it up like a seasoned professional.  
  • 3 hours of online drum lessons
  • 10 drum lesson videos
  • Drum Lab Monthly Drum Class

AFFORDABLE

One-Time Payment. Lifetime Access to your course. Pay once, drum forever!

PAINLESS

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. Example below is from the Brushes Mastery Course.

Need a little more help with drum gear selection or drum kit set up?

Send me a direct message in the School and ask your questions in my monthly Drum Lab class. Just some of the perks for joining Jazz Drum School! 

Von Baron

Jazz drummer, educator, composer

About YOUR TEACHER

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 Jazz drumming skills. 

It's with this real world experience, Von created this course to give you a solid foundation for your Jazz drumming.
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