Hello, my name is Niels Myrner. I am a music teacher from Mill Valley, CA. I am busy creating these lessons during the Summer and Winter breaks. I try to make drumming easy to learn, and I enjoy helping people online.

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Introduction to Jazz Drumming

Rock, Funk and Pop Independence

7 Basic Beats

The Paradiddle Beat

Rock, Funk and Pop Fills and Soloing

    Level One

  • Lesson One Video 
  • Lesson Two Video 
  • Lesson Three Video 
  • Level Two

  • Lesson Four Video
  • Lesson Five Video 
  • Lesson Six Video 
  • Level Three

  • Lesson Seven Video
  • Lesson Eight Video
  • Lesson Nine Video
  • Level Four

  • Lesson Ten Video
  • Lesson Eleven Video
  • Lesson Twelve Video
  • Level Five

  • Lesson Thirteen Video
  • Lesson Fourteen Video
  • Lesson Fifteen Video
  • Level Six

  • Lesson Sixteen Video
  • Lesson Seventeen Video
  • Lesson Eighteen Video     
  • Level Seven

  • Lesson Nineteen Video
  • Lesson Twenty Video
  • Lesson Twenty-one Video
  • Level Eight

  • Lesson Twenty-two Video
  • Lesson Twenty-three Video
  • Lesson Twenty-four Video

The Standard 26 American Drum Rudiments

How to Read Drum Music