Jazz Drumming Masterclass

André Ceccarelli

Intermediate

49 videos

Develop your jazz drumming skills by following the advice of an experienced drummer!

Jazz Drumming Masterclass

André will give you all his secrets, his playing techniques and tricks, as well as answer questions asked by other musicians. Develop your jazz drumming playing skills with exclusive advice from one of the greatest French drummers!

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The main concepts taught

Vocabulary and Jazz Influences

Rebound and Rimshot

Use of Roll

Tempo

Interpretation

Orchestration

Program proposed by André Ceccarelli

André Ceccarelli teaches a jazz drums Masterclass in which he shares with you his experience and musical vision! Develop your skills with an exceptional drummer!

 

ChapterDetails

About the Drums

In this first part of the jazz drumming masterclass, André Ceccarelli will talk about the instrument technique as well as the drums playing and position.

Share the vision of this jazz professional about the playing technique. We talk about snare drum technique, bass drum technique, etc. Find the assembly of all elements of techniques to see the drum playing as a whole.

Later on, André will talk about the playing and comfort position. After this, you will see the vocabulary and the jazz influences. Finally, he will answer many questions that are commonly raised by drumers : what are our limits ? How to adapt to a particular situation ?

Playing Technique

Find all the techniques about the different drums elements.

Discover the techniques of André Ceccarelli about different elements. From rebound to rimshot passing through the use of roll, you will learn another way to practice them. You will see precise examples of his playing as well as the approching notes or drum appogiatura

Around Tempo

In this third part, we will talk about the tempo in general, from the usage to the mastery and its management when playing.

Mastery of tempo requieres time and experience. Find all advices of André Ceccarelli to refine the management of tempo. He will show you how to acquiere it through time, since it is for him a notion which is anchored in each musician, and essential for the practice of music.

Learn also how to launch a piece of music by giving the tempo the other musicians. He will show you how to use a metronome in a smart way. Finally, he will explain how to adapt to band playing regarding the tempo.

Text Interpretation

For this last part, André Ceccarelli will talk about the energy, the desire and the passion that bring all musicians together.

To conclude, we will deal with intuition in the music area. You will discover how André manage to vary his interpretations. He will give examples of different phrasings that he will play and explain.

Finally, you will find orchestration examples.

ChapterDetails

About the Drums

In this first part of the jazz drumming masterclass, André Ceccarelli will talk about the instrument technique as well as the drums playing and position.

Share the vision of this jazz professional about the playing technique. We talk about snare drum technique, bass drum technique, etc. Find the assembly of all elements of techniques to see the drum playing as a whole.

Later on, André will talk about the playing and comfort position. After this, you will see the vocabulary and the jazz influences. Finally, he will answer many questions that are commonly raised by drumers : what are our limits ? How to adapt to a particular situation ?

Playing Technique

Find all the techniques about the different drums elements.

Discover the techniques of André Ceccarelli about different elements. From rebound to rimshot passing through the use of roll, you will learn another way to practice them. You will see precise examples of his playing as well as the approching notes or drum appogiatura

Around Tempo

In this third part, we will talk about the tempo in general, from the usage to the mastery and its management when playing.

Mastery of tempo requieres time and experience. Find all advices of André Ceccarelli to refine the management of tempo. He will show you how to acquiere it through time, since it is for him a notion which is anchored in each musician, and essential for the practice of music.

Learn also how to launch a piece of music by giving the tempo the other musicians. He will show you how to use a metronome in a smart way. Finally, he will explain how to adapt to band playing regarding the tempo.

Text Interpretation

For this last part, André Ceccarelli will talk about the energy, the desire and the passion that bring all musicians together.

To conclude, we will deal with intuition in the music area. You will discover how André manage to vary his interpretations. He will give examples of different phrasings that he will play and explain.

Finally, you will find orchestration examples.

A word from our teachers

This jazz drumming Masterclass is for experienced drummers. André Ceccarelli will share with you his experiences as a drummer. This course is presented in the form of an interview conducted by Franck Agulhon.