How to Craft Cool Drum Solos

So you’re learning how to play the drums – and we all know what you’re thinking. When do I get to show off some awesome drum solos?! Before you can get to that, though, you’ll need to learn the basics: rudiments, the difference between traditional grip and matched grip, and so on. But after that? Experiment away! Check out the video below as Chicago drum teacher Joel S. shares his strategies for crafting cool drum solos…


Chicago drum lessons with Joel S. Joel S. teaches drum, music performance, music theory and percussion lessons to students of all ages in Chicago, IL. Joel joined the TakeLessons team in August 2012, with his Bachelor’s degree in Percussion from the New England Conservatory, and a Master’s degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Learn more about Joel, or visit TakeLessons to search for a drum teacher near you!

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