Jazz 6: Building Blocks of Jazz—Drums

Phil Dunlap and his guest Kevin Gianino look at the technique and instrumentation of jazz drums. This upbeat lesson includes the basics of a drum set, as well as the rhythms of swing and bossa nova.


Building Blocks of Jazz explores the fundamentals of jazz with Phil Dunlap, Director of Education for Jazz St. Louis. His lively lessons often feature special guests who bring their own expertise into play. Find interesting instruction on everything from Groove, to Rhythm to Latin Jazz.