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Composing complex grooves and fills can seem daunting – but it’s certainly not impossible.

The truth is, you’re overthinking it. You just need an easy-to-follow workflow to make the whole process simple.

So in this lesson, I’ll show you my favorite way of working. I’m going to guide you through my most efficient process for composing and learning complex drum patterns:

If I compose a beat using Cubase and Toontrack Superior Drummer (software and drum samples) – I can tweak it until I enjoy the sound of it, and then learn it at my own pace by using the MIDI as a visual aid.

Developing your ability to compose and learn complex ideas is something that I consider to be crucial for any good drummer. It’s something that I love to help my students with and I cover extensively in my Progressive Drumming Masterclass.

I’d love to speak to you in more detail about this if you’re ready to pour jet fuel on your drumming abilities.

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