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

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! 

See the drum gear featured in this course.

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

PREVIEW THE COURSE

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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

AFFORDABLE

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

Monthly, 6-Month and Annual GROOVE PASS subscriptions also available. See below to learn more!

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.
Easy as one, two or three

Pay Per Course or Choose Your Plan

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Monthly Groove Pass

$29.95/Month
Dive into the world of Jazz drumming using the Monthly Groove Pass. Every course is within reach with an affordable monthly investment in your passion!
  • Full access to over 300 lessons
  • Ask Von Baron questions anytime
  • Track your drumming progress
  • Try it for a day for free

6-Month Groove Pass

$150/6-month
Discover your Jazz drumming excellence with the 6-Month Groove Pass— access all courses for a budget-friendly semi-annual investment in yourself!
  • 1 month free
  • Full access to over 300 lessons
  • Ask Von Baron questions anytime
  • Track your drumming progress
  • Try it for a day for free

Annual Groove Pass

$270/Yearly
Immerse yourself in the universe of Jazz drumming through the Annual Groove Pass! All courses are at your fingertips with a budget-friendly yearly commitment to your musical journey!
  • 3 months free
  • Full access to over 300 lessons
  • Ask Von Baron questions anytime
  • Track your drumming progress
  • Try it for a day for free

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

Book a private online drum lesson with me. See my store for more details about my lessons!

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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