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Single Lessons

1 Hour Single Lesson with Pat!

In these Live Lesson Sessions, Pat digs deep into a specific topic, and provides a wealth of information at various speeds and camera angles. Intermediate to Advanced players will benefit greatly from these lessons, that are valuable tools to any drummers development.

$9.99

Every Roll Rudiment in One lesson, plus Practice Routine.

$9.99

Most of us can play some of the rolls, but many are still questionable...exactly how DO you play an 11 - Stroke Roll?..Can you start some rolls with a Tap?  What are some great ways to develop my roll ?  How do I memorize the rolls so I can USE thwm musically?  Pat answers these questions in this 1 Hour lesson, where he describes and play EVERY ROLL, and delivers a methodology on how you can memorize them and put them to use.  He also provides a couple great exercises!  ROLL ON!!

Meet the FLAM – ily: Complete Flam Lesson Pack

$9.99

After a blazing opening solo using flams, Pat demonstrates EVERY Flam rudiment at various speeds, and then, offers a methodology on how to practice them IN SEQUENCE without stopping.  This will help your memorization of each one, as well as overall coordination.  If you need flam help, and who doesn't, this will lesson will improve your skills without question.

In Session: Thematic Drum Solo, Hand Exercise, Fills, Grooves, & More.

$9.99

In this Master Class in front of a live audience, Pat throws down an amazing, thematic drum solo, demonstrates some hand exercises and fill ins using flams, and finishes with one of the most DIFFICULT Bass Drum 16th note bass drum rhythms, over top of some ridiculously hard hand ostinatos.  THIS master class is not for the faint of heart, and it's great to see pat "open up" and let it rip

10 Essential Shuffles, Variations, plus 12 Bar Blues form.

$9.99

SHUFFLES!!  These are SO important to learn correctly.  There are few types of shuffles that are approached different musically, so, the shuffle changes to fit the music.  IN THIS LESSON, we cover:  the "Backbeat" shuffle, with bass drum variations, the 12 Bar Blues form and fill in endings, the "Chicago" Double Shuffle,  the "Texas" Shuffle, the "back" shuffle, and a Hybrid of both,  & Ringo's "Old Brown Shoe" shuffle, the "Soul" Shuffle,  the Motown "Heatwave" Shuffle, and a "Jazz" shuffle..Each one has it's own flavor!...all in an HOUR!  This is a MUST HAVE ONE Hour lesson.

Metric Modulation/Rhythmic Displacement of a Beat

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In this ONE HOUR MASTER CLASS, Pat will explain was to "metrically modulate" a beat, by creating a feeling of a different time signature, when actually, it is the same.  By shifting the rhythmic pulse, the "illusion" of a new time signature is created.  This is challenging yet, once mastered, will allow you to take your drumming to new heights musically.

The “4 on the Floor” Dance Groove with HH Variations

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Many know this as a "Disco" beat, but not only is it underestimated by most drummers, it is essential to play it in the "pocket".  Pat shows how this is done by adding some High Hat rhythmic colorations and sizzles, along with interesting tom fill ins to create added punch and emphasis.  You will have a NEW FOUND appreciate for the GROOVE!!  Think Omar Hakim, J.R. Robinson, Steve Gadd, and you will get what this lesson is about.

Garibaldi’s “Soul Vaccination” Groove with Variations & Hand Exercise

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In this ONE HOUR LESSON, Pat breaks down and demonstrates the great David Garibaldi's beat to "Soul Vaccination". He also provides a "simplified" version which still captures the essence of the phrasing, as well as a hand technique exercise that will develop the skills necessary to execute this groove properly.  You may have seen this groove in a book, or other people's videos, but this is an exact rendition with some cool variations to help you perform this deadly beat!  Thanks, David, for an awesome groove!

Mozambique: Essentials, Variations & Orchestrations

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In this ONE HOUR PRIVATE LESSON, the Mozambique is explained, dissected, and orchestrated in MANY ways, from the essential roots of the bell pattern, the timbale adaptations, "New York" style,  to the "Gaddambique", and Pat's own movements.  You may know how to play the "pattern", NOW learn the musical intricacies and phrasing possibilities.  This is the MOTHERLODE of the Mozambique!

Brazilian Bossa Nova Essentials

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In this ONE HOUR PRIVATE LESSON, Pat demonstrates Bossa Nova & some interesting ways to phrase and orchestrate it.  Although it is considered 'easy" for some, Pat will show how to use some rhythmic variations to make your Bossa playing more interesting.

Brazilian Samba Orchestrations & Variations

$9.99

Samba is MORE than an ostinato pattern that most drummers play.  In this ONE HOUR PRIVATE LESSON, Pat discusses and demonstrates the origins and roots and feel of Samba, how he approaches the style on drumset, using various rhythmic patterns, particularly Partido Alto, as well as different orchestrations & phrases, different types of sticks/brushes, & tones to emulate the traditional percussion section.  Although you may already know how to play Samba, you will most definitely gain valuable musical phrasing concepts from this lesson that will enhance your playing of this style.  NOT to be missed!

Advanced Samba Funk Grooves

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In this ONE HOUR PRIVATE LESSON, Pat demonstrates ways to employ Samba Partido Alto and other rhythms in funky ways to enhance your overall groove vocabulary.  You'll dig the phrasing and orchestrations!