Mark Wessels' A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum Video Lessons
     Lesson THIRTEEN

In this lesson, you'll learn a new exercise, a duet with dynamic markings, 8th note rolls, a two drum etude and finish the Flamacue

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 1. Intro & New Exercise: "Flam Control" 2. Duet with Dynamic Markings
3. 8th Note Rolls in Quarter Time 4. Two Drum Etude
5. Flamacue, Step 2 / Rudimental Etude #12  
 

To master this lesson, you must:

At 100 bpm and 150 bpm, practice the "8 on a hand" exercise everyday (at least 30 seconds at each tempo)

At 120 bpm, practice the Single Stroke Roll and "16th Note Timing" exercise everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 85 bpm, practice the Single Stroke 4 and Single Stroke 7 RUDIMENTS everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 130 bpm, practice the double stroke RUDIMENTS and "Grid Diddle " exercise everyday for at least 30 seconds
    (Rudiment combination exercise: 5/9/13/double stroke roll)

At 148 bpm, practice the multiple bounce roll, "Bucks in Three", "Alternating Accent" exercise and Single, Double and Triple Paradiddle everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 120 bpm, practice the flam rudiments everyday for at least 30 seconds
    (Rudiments: Alternating Flam, Flam Tap, Flam Paradiddle)

Practice the "Extended Doubles" exercise (no sticks, hands on leg) for 1 minute – as fast and as loud as possible!

Perfectly play the Duet, Playing Exercises, Two Drum Etude and Rudimental Etude #12

These lessons are excerpted from Mark Wessels' book, A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum, the most comprehensive method available that simultaneously provides instruction for rhythm reading, technique fundamentals, rudimental training, coordination and musicianship necessary for today's well rounded percussionist!

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