READING DRUM SHEET MUSIC MINI COURSE

Learn how to read and play drum charts and music lead sheets like a pro. 
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Play small group and big band drum sheet music with more confidence. 

Reading Drum Sheet Music Mini Course

  • Instructor: Von Baron
  • Level: Beginner-Intermediate
  • Study time: 1 hour
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Course Overview
Drum charts (drum sheet music) and song lead sheets are the road maps for music. Knowing how to navigate them is a really important skill in Jazz drumming. 

In this course, you'll learn how to read and play both drum charts and music lead sheets.

  • Drum Lessons Video: 1 hour
  • Drum Lessons: 8
  • Drum Practice Tracks: 1
  • PDF Drum Charts (Drum Sheet Music): 2
  • Drum Lab Monthly Drum Class

Demystifying Drum Sheet Music

My Reading Drum Sheet Music course I'll help take the anxiety out of reading Jazz music for drums. You'll learn to read and play the music road maps we use all the time in Jazz drumming. 

By the end of my course, you're going to feel more confident reading drum charts and lead sheets and know how to set up drum kicks. 

Mastering the Language

My course will teach you the most important symbols and words used in almost every drum chart or music lead sheet. Once you know the language, you can apply this skill to every drum chart or music lead sheet you encounter.

Reading Drum Sheet Music Like a Pro

I've been reading drum sheet music for decades on gigs, in the studio and at rehearsals. In this course, you'll also learn important tips for song form, beginnings, endings, kicks (music hits), changing feels and more. 

THE LESSONS

READING DRUM SHEET MUSIC LESSONS

Take the anxiety out of music chart reading
  • INTRO - 00:56
  • SHADY SIDE SONG - PLAYING EXAMPLE - 06:35
  • THE MUSIC ROAD MAP - PART 1 - READING THE MUSIC - 17:51
  • THE MUSIC ROAD MAP - PART 2 - READING THE MUSIC - 20:13
  • PLAYING THE MUSIC - PART 1 - 21:09
  • PLAYING THE MUSIC - PART 2 - 13:22
  • PICKUP NOTES, INTROS AND CHANGING FEELS - 04:19
  • CONCLUSION - 01:04

PREVIEW THE COURSE

Here's some of the lesson on how to play a drum chart.  

There are PDF downloads for this and all of the lessons in the course when you enroll. 
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Other Courses Recommended In This Course

The Reading Drum Sheet Music Mini Course

FOCUSED

This course saves you time and money by breaking down how to confidently read and play a typical Jazz drum chart or lead sheet.

By the end of these online drum lessons, you'll be able to play the course drum chart for the song Shady Side. 
  • Over 1 hour of online drum lessons
  • 8 drum lesson videos
  • 2 PDF's
  • 1 drum practice tracks
  • 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 chart or lead sheet reading?

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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