Tips by Michael Gould
Number of lessons: 7
The drums can be very loud, so let's protect our ears! Professor Gould has the answers and will explain a variety of ways to protect our hearing while we play and practice the drums.
Parts of a song
In this video lesson, you will learn what the four principle parts of a song or a tune are called. Michael Gould has the answers!
Practice away from the drums
When you are unable to practice behind your drums you can always work on meter, pulse and subdivisions with your brain and body. Watch this video for a fun demonstration!
Practice pads? Why? How? Which one? Michael Gould will show you tips and what to use to practice.
Setting up a drum set
Professor Gould takes you through ALL of the parts of the drumset including drums and hardware and how to put it all together properly.
The Beat Pizzeria
Welcome to the Beat Pizzeria! Michael Gould demonstrates the basics of counting simple rhythms using a delicious pizza pie - hold the anchovies!