open minded drum & bass camp

12-16 August 2024

Online Drum Studies | Learn drums with Open Minded Drumming

Online Drum Studies | Learn drums with Open Minded Drumming

"Become the best drummer you can possibly be.”

Open Minded Drumming

Over 90 drum lessons

in 6 comprehensive courses. Much more is coming soon!
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+17 hours of videos

with tons of knowledge and high-quality, step-by-step instructions

+389 exercises

with detailed practice guides and over 2700 audio tracks recorded by Claus, Anika & Claudio

208 pages

of printable booklets for each course with sheet music and summaries

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based on reliable sources in which we avoid conflicting messages

Comprehensive courses

that you can easily access anytime and anywhere

Online live meetings

with the instructor and other students every month


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Online Meetings Every Month!

Meet your teachers and ask all your questions on a monthly basis. Get access to all the previous online meetings with Claus Hessler and special guest Anika Nilles.

So far we had 51 online meetings = +49 hours

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10 Lessons | +1,5 Hours of Videos | 67 Exercises | 268 Audio Tracks | 46 PDF Pages

This course "Konnakol - The Mother of All Rhythmic Languages" is your ticket to a world where rhythm reigns supreme. Learn the world’s oldest percussive language originating from South India and let Konnakol transform your musical journey.

9 Lessons | +2 Hours of Videos | 18 Exercises | +280 Audio Tracks | 20 PDF Pages

This course introduces "The Power of Groupings," a unique system for expanding your drumming vocabulary. Groupings are a versatile tool for creating captivating grooves, fills, and phrasing, especially when you're crossing bar lines. You'll be amazed at the rich array of possibilities it opens up for your drumming.

41 Lessons | 7 Hours of Videos | 181 Exercises | +1200 Audio Tracks | 123 PDF Pages

This is an entry to a unique niche in the field of rudiments: Swiss Rudimental Drumming and its connection to the French drumming tradition. This is the first time ever you can learn about Swiss Drumming and its specialties in an international format/online course.

14 Lessons | 2,5 Hours of Videos | 53 Exercises | +260 Audio Tracks | 57 PDF Pages

This course on technique is all about understanding technical basics, their relevance in modern drumset playing and giving you a proper and reliable foundation for your drumming. It’s a great course to start with!

5 Lessons | 1,5 Hours of Videos | 32 Exercises | +220 Audio Tracks | 27 PDF Pages

Learn about this early form of Jazz and different ways to apply the typical New Orleans / Second Line rhythms on the drumset. Be it more or less swung or straight, this kind of a groove has had a huge impact in the history of drumset playing and will definitely strenghten your sense for shuffle.

5 Lessons | +1 Hours of Videos | 30 Exercises | +300 Audio Tracks | 23 PDF Pages

Songo appears to be one of the first Cuban styles of music in which the drumset became a vital part of the groove. Learn authentic Songo patterns, and step into the world of Latin Music on the drums!

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+90 comprehensive lessons based on consistent, legitimate and usable information

+17 hours of high quality video content with all the explanations and exercises with sheet music on the screen

+389 exercises with practice pointers, explanations, audio tracks, and many functionalities to help you organise your daily routines

+2700 audio tracks to each exercise that you can easily loop and play in different tempos

208 pages of booklets with exercises that you can download and print to study wherever you want

Online live meetings every month! Ask your questions and meet other Open Minded Drummers.

Access to all the previous online meetings and practice sessions +49h

"Become the best drummer you can possibly be.”


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