Travis Brant | American Drummer & Composer

Category: Drum Blog

Drum Store – NOW OPEN

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Drummer Tools

Drummer Tools - The #1 Resource for Drummers

INTRODUCING DRUMMER TOOLS Drummer Tools, from drummer & composer Travis Brant, is the #1 resource platform for drummers. Drummer Tools was built for students, teachers, and drum fanatics worldwide. These tools have been used to author books, weekly workouts, and thousands of daily drum lessons. Now Drummer Tools is available to you – so we […]

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Linear Drum Grouping – Part 3

Linear Drum Groups

Part 3 of the linear grouping series. This linear grouping is a combination of two patterns from part 1 and part 2. Check those videos below. Part 1 video – https://travisbrant.com/linear-drum-grouping-part-1/ Part 2 video – https://travisbrant.com/linear-drum-grouping-part-2/ This linear drum grouping is suitable for all drumming levels. This is PART 3 in a series of 4 […]

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Linear Drum Grouping – Part 2

Linear Drum Grouping For Drummers

Learn this cool linear drum pattern, suitable for all drumming levels. This is Part 2 in a series of 4 to show you the power of interchanging 8 simple notes. Follow the sticking in the video and move your hands around to different instruments on the drum kit. Also, add accents or ghost notes wherever […]

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Linear Drum Grouping – Part 1

Linear Drum Grouping

Learn this cool linear drum pattern, suitable for all drumming levels. This is Part 1 in a series of 4 to show you the power of interchanging 8 simple notes. Follow the sticking in the video and move your hands around to different instruments on the drum kit. Also, add accents or ghost notes wherever […]

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How To Play A Paradiddle Drum Groove

Learn how to play a paradiddle drum groove

Learn how to play a fun and easy paradiddle drum groove in under 60 seconds! Cool fill ideas too.. New to paradiddles? Keep reading! A paradiddle is a drum rudiment that is commonly used by drummers in various musical genres. It is a combination of two basic drumming patterns, the single stroke roll and the […]

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Linear Drum Fill For Beginners

Linear drum fill for beginners

Scroll down to learn a cool linear drum fill with some orchestration ideas in under 60 seconds. New to linear drum fills and grooves? Linear drum fills and grooves are an essential part of a drummer’s vocabulary, and an important tool for adding interest and excitement to a song. Linear patterns are characterized by their […]

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What Are Drums Made Of

The sound of a drum is determined by the type of material used to make it. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned drummer, understanding the difference between raw materials can help you choose the right instrument for your style and needs. TYPES OF WOOD DRUMS Wood is the most common material used to […]

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What Are Drum Rudiments

What Are Drum Rudiments

Drum rudiments are the fundamental building blocks of drumming and a crucial aspect of every drummer’s skill set. They provide the foundation for all drumming styles and help to develop coordination, speed, endurance, and accuracy. Learning and mastering drum rudiments can help a drummer play faster and more smoothly, and it can also make a […]

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How To Choose Drum Heads

How to choose a drum head

Drumheads are the circular pieces of material that are stretched over the top and bottom of a drum to create the drum’s sound. The type of drumhead used can greatly affect the sound and feel of a drum, making it an important choice for drummers of all skill levels. There are three main types of […]

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