LESSON VIDEOS

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Buddy Rich’s Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments, written in collaboration with Henry Adler was first published by Belwin Publications. It is considered the Bible of snare drum books. Released in 1942, it is the best selling snare drum method ever written. Henry Adler and Buddy Rich’s genius is clearly simulated by the book’s amazing methodology. Following the system as written produces as Buddy said, “a finished drummer”, one who can play any speed, volume or feeling.

Buddy Rich Orchestra – West Side Story Germany, Cologne, Sartory – 5/8/1980

Buddy Rich’s Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments, written in collaboration with Henry Adler revised by Ted MacKenzie, double DVD edition, fully explains the author’s original intent as taught by Henry Adler through simple line drawings, the written word and drum video.

Buddy Rich’s Snare Drum Rudiments-Development Of Hands and Wrists


Buddy Rich’s Snare Drum Rudiments-Match Grip


Buddy Rich’s Snare Drum Rudiments – Stage 2 Bounce Traditional Grip


The Ultimate Drummer’s Workout by Ted MacKenzie
A resistance training method using wire brushes to warm up the hands and wrists while developing the wrist turn and fulcrum. Speed endurance and accuracy develop at an amazing rate. The method fully supports the snare drum method and Ted’s follow up book Buddy Rich’s Rudiments Around the Kit & DVD.

Ultimate Drummers Workout – Resistance Training


Buddy Rich’s Rudiments Around the Kit & DVD by Ted MacKenzie
Utilizes all 60+ rudiments found in Buddy’s snare drum book. Everything a drummer plays originates from a rudiment, or part of a rudiment. After acquiring the amazing method found in the snare drum book the student will not only develop a complete snare drum vocabulary, but an ability to create and develop a drum set expression never before imagined.

Buddy Rich’s Rudiments Around The Kit by Ted MacKenzie – Introduction


Buddy Rich’s Rudiments Around The Kit-Short Solos with Ruffs and Rolls


Buddy Rich’s Rudiments Around The Kit-Lesson 4 – Alternating Strokes


Ted Mackenzie Drum Clinic – A tribute to Buddy Rich and Henry Adler


Ted MacKenzie: Introduction to Wag The Brush


Jason BittnerĀ (One of my students) – Grammy nominated, #1 Metal Drummer


Steelheart – John Fowler (One of my students) Drum Solo And Guitar Solo (Live)