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Todd Walker @toddwalker ?

active 3 months, 1 week ago
  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: One Handed Drum Fill Idea   3 months, 1 week ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker we check out a lesson with a “One Handed Fill” concept.  Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Performance-That Crazy Funk   3 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker we check out  a performance tracking in the studio to the tune “That Crazy Funk”, by Hot Music Factory. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Check out Todd Walker on Vic Firth main site!   3 months, 1 week ago · View

    Check out Todd now featured on the main site of Vic Firth.com Thanks to the entire staff at Vic Firth for the continued support. More lesson/performance videos on the way! Thanks to all the viewers!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Mozambique 5/4……For Sure!   4 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we explore adding to the “Mozambique” rhythm to create a 5/4 time signature. Have fun taking your favorite rhythms, and putting a time signature a “spin” on them. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker posted a new activity comment:   4 months, 1 week ago · View

    Thanks Kevin!

    In reply to - Kevin Prince commented on the blog post It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time Great video Todd! · View
  • Todd Walker commented on the blog post It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time   4 months, 1 week ago · View

    Thank you very much Kevin!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: It’s All How You Slice It! 6/8 & Half-Time   4 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a studio tracking session to a tune using a 6/8, and Half-Time feel throughout the form. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: So-Fi Solo/Fill Idea   4 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a short solo/fill idea using a combination of  eighths ,and eighth note triplets. Thanks for watching!

     

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Halftime Show! Linear Triplets   4 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a lesson using Eighth Note Triplets in 4/4 time (Linear)  to create a “Half-Time” feel. The sticking is RLL-RLF-LRF or (LRL)-RLF. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Wailin’ with Halen (actual track minus drums/play along)   4 months, 4 weeks ago · View

       In this performance video by Todd Walker, we do a flashback to the great 1981 tune “Unchained” by Van Halen off the Fair Warning album. tracking/recording  and mixing  to this actual play along took me back to my teenage rockin’ years! Hope you enjoy it!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Insight/Approach “Discipline For Simplicity!”   5 months ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker, Todd shares some of his insight/approach that he has used throughout his drumming career, along with a studio performance displaying performing “simple”. “Discipline For Simplicity!”. Thanks for watching.

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: In Da’ Pocket 1970′s – Soul/Funk   5 months ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker, we take a short performance video of “playing in the pocket”!  Just Groove! Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Funk-Touch Up!   5 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a Funk groove in 4/4, with some very simple rhythmic embellishments (accents/ghost strokes). Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Alianza-Big Band/Studio Performance   6 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we take a look at a studio/tracking performance to the tune “Alianza”. Thanks for watching!

  • In this video series by Todd Walker, we will look at the 4-Bar intro played by Vinnie Colaiuta, on the  the Jeff Beck tune  ”Led Boots” (Live at Ronnie Scott’s club). Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: 3/4….and less! (No Accents, only Ghost/Grace Notes)   7 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    In This video series by Todd Walker, we perform a groove in 3/4 time with the use of all snare ghost/grace notes (no accents within). Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Odd-Time 5,7,9,11…Made Easy!   9 months, 2 weeks ago · View

     In this video series by Todd Walker,  we perform a practice pad lesson in the development of some Odd-Times, using a “Single Paradiddle” as the basis rhythm/rudiment”. The discussed Odd-Times are in 5,7,9,and 11.   Also note: You may think in phrases of 2′s and 3′s when performing this exercise.

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Pad (Metric) Modulation !Simplified!   10 months, 1 week ago · View

    In This video series by Todd Walker, we look into a basic practice pad explanation/exercise of “Metric Modulation”. Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Dream Cinema (Time Out!)   10 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we perform a 4-bar rhythm, consisting of 3/4 – 5/16 – 4/4 – 7/16 time signatures. This is common in progressive rock with a band such as… Ex:(Dream Theater). Thanks for watching!

  • Todd Walker wrote a new blog post: Illusion of Fusion in 3/4   10 months, 1 week ago · View

    In this video series by Todd Walker, we break down the “mystery” of a up-tempo 3/4 Fusion style Groove/Fill. The sticking pattern used is, (Groove: RLRR-LRLL-RLLR)  &  (Fill: RLL-RLL-RLL-RLL) Thanks for watching!

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