Various technical, reading, improvisational, and stylistic exercises are dealt with each week. Independence exercises, sticking exercises, bass drum and high-hat exercises are examined along with various styles of popular drumming. Analyzing the recordings of well-known drummers will help you to learn the intricacies of the industry’s top percussionists. This academic approach to drums and percussion will give you the experience you need to develop your understanding as a soloing and rhythm section drummer.