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Scottish Drumming Video Lessons

screenshot.jpgLearn to play the pipe band snare drum, at home on your computer or on the run with your iPhone or mobile device.  James Laughlin, World Champion snare drummer, has created informative and professional pipe band drumming video lessons, for drummers of all levels.

Simply download each lesson below, or purchase the full series and save yourself almost $40!

 

 

 

 

Learn Pipe Band Drumming Video Lesson Series

Regular Price - $118.83

Bulk Price - only $79.99

All digital products are in USD.

 

Purchase the whole Series, and save yourself over $38. This includes 17 Drumming Video lessons, packed full of informative and educational information, the series is presented in order to take you from the very start to mastery of the basics of Scottish drumming.

1. Traditional Grip 

Learn to master traditional pipe band drumming grip - James explains the mastery of Traditional Drumming Grip very clearly in this step by step guide. A must for all drummers who are serious about mastering the basics.

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2. Single Stroke Development 

Here's a clearly detailed step by step Pipe Band Drumming video lesson to get your "singles" up to speed. James takes you through some great exercises and outlines some common mistakes to avoid.  Double your hand speed with the Single Stroke Video Lesson.

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3Doubles

Want to get your double speed faster? Here's a detailed step by step Pipe Band Drumming Video lesson on doubles (mummy daddy's) and how to improve them through finger, wrist and forearm development. Every Pipe Band drummer needs to check this out.

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4Triplet Development

Here's a step by step Pipe Band drumming video lesson on triplets and developing them into useful phrases.  It is important to understand irregular groupings and how they can add depth to a performance. A great lesson that will help with Strathspeys, Jigs and Marches.

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5. The Paradiddle

Learn how to play the paradiddle correctly, build your tempo, avoid common bad habits and develop some great exercises with this great Scottish Drumming video lesson.

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6. The Drum Roll

A good drum roll is the goal of every pipe band drummer. This detailed Scottish Drumming video lesson provides you with the tools to create a good drum roll. Smooth, consistent and powerful. It outlines the exact physical motions involved in executing a Pipe Band drum roll. 

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7The Flam

Here's a detailed Scottish Drumming video lesson on the flam. Learn to present the flam correctly, learn to listen for the correct flam sound and develop useful exercises to build good execution.

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8The Drag

Here's a detailed Pipe Band Drumming video lesson on the closed drag. Learn to present the drag correctly, learn to listen for the correct drag sound and develop useful exercises to build good execution.

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9.  Advanced Paradiddle Development

Once you have mastered the basic paradiddle you are ready to move onto more complex paradiddle patterns. This Scottish Drumming video lesson introduces you to Paradiddle development, showing you how to control and execute this great rudiment correctly.

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10Swiss Triplets and Further Triplet Development

Once you are competent with the basic triplet in video lesson 4 you will be ready to learn the Swiss Triplet and develop your triplet further. The swiss triplet was introduced to pipe band drumming by the legend, Alex Duthart.

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11The Tap Roll

Some people refer to this as an Accented Roll, or a roll with Accents. It is commonly played incorrectly, but can be developed into a very effective rudiment.  James outlines the right tools you will need to play this rudiment correctly in this Scottish Drumming Video Lesson.

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12. The Continuous Roll

The continuous roll follows on nicely from Pipe Band drumming video lesson 11, the tap roll.  Patience and good technique is the trick to mastering this rudiment. James takes you through the continuous roll in a step by step, informative manner.

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13Advanced Single Stroke Sticking

Now that you are comfortable Scottish Drumming video lesson # 2, basic single stroke development, you are ready to take your single sticking to the next level. James presents some great exercises to develop your technique.

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14. Drag 5's and Flam 5's

Here's a Pipe Band Drumming Video lesson that will teach some of the essential rudiments required to play some of the basic and more advanced drum scores. James shows you some of the tools required to play these rudiments correctly.

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15The Ratamacue

Now you are moving into more advanced drumming territory. It is essential that you master the basics in prior video lessons before you attempt to try the ratamacue. This Pipe Band Drumming Video Lesson will help you execute the ratamacue perfectly.

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16. The Swiss Ruff

James presents the swiss ruff Video lesson - this is a more advanced rudiment and should not be attempted until you have mastered the basics in previous Pipe Band Drumming video lessons.

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17The Four Stroke Ruff

James presents the four stroke ruff Video lesson - this is a more advanced rudiment and should not be attempted until you have mastered the basics in previous Scottish Drumming video lessons.

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