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Lick of the Month - Jim Linsner - Displaced Paradiddles

Jim Linsner - Displaced Paradiddles page 1 of 2

Jim Linsner - Displaced Paradiddles page 1 of 2


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Lick of the Month - Jim Linsner - What is Hip? (Part 2/2)

Lick of the Month - Jim Linsner - What is Hip? (Part 1/2)

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Educator of the Month - Jim Linsner "Double Bass Ruff"
September 2005

Jim Linsner is a performer, educator, and author from West Seneca, NY. He can be seen playing with JJ Swing, The Tony Scozzaro Trio, Group Therapy, The Pyramid Band, and The Dave Kayne Project Band.

Jim is the author of "Rhythm (Read, Count, &Play)". If you don't know how to read music and you would like to learn, this is the book for you. Every example in the book can be heard on the two accompanying CDs. There is also a "visual glossary" which allows you to find a picture of anything you don't understand and then read what it is and how it works. He is also co-author of the "Groovezilla" Drum set Method.

Both of these books can be purchased at Buffalo Drum Outlet. You can contact Jim for books and private lessons at: theneed1@adelphia.net

Downloadable Tracks:
- Tracks 1-14
- Tracks 15-28

Educator Lick Of The Month Past Lessons

Educational Material

Buffalo Drum Outlet brings you the most recent drum book releases, including: Afro-Caribbean Drum Grooves by Chuck Silverman, Drum Essentials by Peter Erskine, The Ultimate KISS Play-Along, The Making of a Drum Company - The Autiobiography of William F. Ludwig II, and Learn to Play Drums with Metallica.

Videos are the next best thing to private instruction, and here are the best in educational and entertaining videos on Drums and Percussion tha Buffalo Drum Outlet has to offer.

Steve Gadd - Jim Chapin - Billy Cobham - Steve Smith - Kenny Aronoff - Terry Bozio - Neil Peart - David Garibaldi - Buddy Rich - Anton Fig - Mike Portnoy - Carmine and Vinny Appice - Mike Portnoy - Bobby Rock - Omar Hakim - Jeff Porcaro - Peter Erskine - Louie Bellson - Simon Phillips - Virgil Donati - Gregg Bissonette - Chad Smith - Gary Chaffee - Ted Reed - Rick Latham - Ignacion Berroa.

Plus many basic videos on drumset tuning, Brazilian and Cuban rhythyms, hand drums, Colin Bailey's bass drum control and much more!

Private Lessons

Bill Bruford said that music is like a mirror. Sometimes you look into that mirror, and you are appalled by your behavior. So, you want to change your behavior. With that in mind, Buffalo Drum Outlet offers private one-to-one instruction for beginners right up to advanced.

What We Teach:
HAND CONTROL- rudiments, accents, sticking patterns, hand technique.
FOOT CONTROL- bass drum patterns, technique, double bass.
STYLE DEVELOPMENT- Rock, Blues, Jazz, Latin, Afro-Cuban, Funk, Big Band, ? READING DEVELOPMENT- note values, charts, sight reading.
CONSULTING- drum tuning, recording, maintenance, auditioning, musicianship, Etc.

Materials Used
Equipment required may vary from a pair of drumsticks and a practice pad, to a full drum set depending on your level of involvement in drumming. Your teacher will supply some materials, but may require a specific book, tape or CD according to your level and specific interests. These materials are usually available at Buffalo Drum Outlet.

Scheduling Your Lesson
Contact your perspective teacher to sign up for lessons. Changes must be arranged by contacting your teacher directly. Please do not call Buffalo Drum Outlet for scheduling.

Fees & Method of Payment
All private drum lessons are based on the educator and his/her price. Call for details. Monthly payments are appreciated in advance. Payments are due on your last paid lesson to remain on the schedule. You will receive a receipt for lessons paid.

Minimum 24 hour notice excepted for cancellations. A credit will be applied toward the next month. A credit will also be given if teacher must cancel.

Drum Circles

Every uesday night at the Buffalo Drum Outlet 6:30 PM. Bring a drum and relax for only $0.00 per week. That's right, it's FREE!! For more information or to sign up call the Drum Outlet at 897-0950


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