Drummer Demonstrates Increasingly Difficult Grooves

Grammy Award-winning percussionist Larnell Lewis of Snarky Puppy demonstrated for Wired 13 increasingly difficult drum playing levels (grooves). In doing so, he explained the technique, methodology, and pertinent terminology thoroughly as he went along. The final level showcased Lewis using the 12 levels that came before.

arnell Lewis explains drumming in 13 levels of difficulty, from easy to complex. The Snarky Puppy percussionist explains how drum techniques build upon each other as the easiest levels incorporate the hi-hat, bass and snare drums, and more difficult levels include polyrhythms, the floor tom, ride cymbals, syncopation and much more.