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Drum Solos

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Welcome to the Drum Solo section here on FreeDrumLessons.com! This new section offers solos from the majority of the instructors you find here on FDL including Jared Falk, Mike Michalkow, Lionel Duperron, Dean 'Schroeder' Reimer, Dave Atkinson, and Sam Heard. Scroll down to begin watching these inspiring drum solos from some great drummers!

If you need more ideas on what to play for your drum solos, browse through the rock drumming lessons and the drum rudiment lessons here on FreeDrumLessons.com. They teach literally dozens of beats and fills that work well within drum solos!

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Dave Atkinson - Drum Solo - This video features Dave Atkinson on the drums. When you are about to perform a drum solo, make sure you are relaxed and confident in what you're about to play. Watch how Dave remains relaxed, even when he is playing an intense solo.
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Dean 'Schroeder' Reimer - Drum Solo #1 - This video lesson features Dean 'Schroeder' Reimer of the FDL Drummer Team. Dean's enthusiastic playing and fast hands have made him a favorite drummer for many aspiring musicians. Watch Dean as he performs this drum solo.
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Dean 'Schroeder' Reimer - Drum Solo #2 - This Drum Solo features Dean 'Schroeder' Reimer. Take a look at Dean's technique in the video. Technique cannot be forgotten even when in the middle of a drum solo. Next time you solo, concentrate on keeping your technique steady and sound.
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Jared Falk - Drum Solo #1 - Jared Falk has quickly become one of the most well-known drummers among the drummer community. His playing style is smooth and methodic, and in this drum solo he puts both on display for you. Watch Jared's speed and consistency in this drum solo.
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Jared Falk - Drum Solo #2 - This video features Jared Falk performing a drum solo. Here you can see Jared's technique on display as he shows you how to execute a professional drum solo. Watch this video for inspiration and see what ideas you can get from Jared!
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Jared Falk - Drum Solo #3 - This video features Jared Falk of the FreeDrumLessons.com Drummer Team performing a drum solo. If you want to learn how you can solo like Jared, take some of the fills he plays in this drum solo to your kit and see how you can work them into your playing!
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Jared Falk - Drum Solo #4 - Watch Jared Falk of FreeDrumLessons.com perform a drum solo for you in this drum video. Jareds drum solos are always interesting because he uses dynamics in his playing. See if you can use some of the techniques, and fills he plays in this solo in your playing.
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Jared Falk - Drum Solo #5 - This video features Jared Falk of the FreeDrumLessons.com drummer team. Listen to how Jared uses the tones of the drums to create a melodic drum solo. Watch this drum solo and see if you can re-create it on your own drum kit!
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Lionel Duperron- Drum Solo #1 - This drum solo features Lionel Duperron of the FreeDrumLessons.com Drummer Team. His technical style is extremely unique, and exciting. If you want to learn how to solo like Lionel, learning your drum rudiments is a must! See how Lionel works them into his drum solo!
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #1 - This drum solo features Mike Michalkow. Mike is a well-respected drummer, and instructor among the drumming community. His fundamental playing style is inspiring and creative. Watch Mike perform this drum solo, and see what you can take to your own drum kit!
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #2 - This video features Mike Michalkow performing a drum solo. His soloing technique is great, and you should pay close attention to the dynamics of this particular drum solo. When you solo, make sure you use proper dynamics!
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #3 - This drum solo features Mike Michalkow of the FreeDrumLessons.com Drummer Team. When you're soloing make sure you do not forget about technique. Watch how Mike holds his technique together in this drum solo.
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #4 - This video features drum instructor Mike Michalkow. Watch this drum solo for inspiration as you go back to your drum kit to perform drum solos of your own. Learn how you can perform drum solos with dynamics by watching Mike in this drum solo.
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #5 - Learn how to perform killer drum solos by watching Mike Michalkow. His solo style is unique and fun! Remember when your soloing that crowd involvement can make the solo that much better. See what you can use from this drum solo by Mike!
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #6 - This video features Mike Michalkow performing a drum solo. Mike Jazz and Latin drumming background have contributed greatly to his drum soloing style. If you want to solo like Mike, watch the Latin and Jazz drum lesson sections on the drum lessons page.
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Mike Michalkow- Drum Solo #7 - This video features Mike Michalkow performing a drum solo. Mike titles this solo "Jackson's Actions". Can you guess why? Mike is extremely fun to watch play the drums as there is never a dull moment. Watch this solo of Mike and we guarantee you will be inspired to play the drums more!
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Sam Heard- Drum Solo #1 - This video drum lesson feature Sam Heard of the FreeDrumLessons.com Drummer Team. Watch as Sam shows you how you can incorporate his Folk-Rock style into his drum solos. See what you can take back to your own drum kit from watching Sams drum solo!
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Drum Battle #1 - This Drum Battle is between Jared Falk and Dave Atkinson, drum instructors from this website. The video is an excerpt taken from Jared and Dave's live drum lessons show which happens once per week and streamed live online for free.