• Garrett Goodwin

    Big Singles

    Duration 08:15

    The only way we like ’em. Our Single Strokes are going to get an overhaul in the authority to which we use them. This lesson is going to delve into...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Shaker Groove

    Duration 08:19

    In this lesson we’re getting our shakers ready and stretching ourselves further as drummers and percussionists. Being a drummer often means being versatile. Having some shakers skills in your arsenal is an absolute...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Two Black Cadillacs

    Duration 10:43

    Don’t tell me you haven’t heard this track… and completely loved every part of it! Garrett lays down the smack in this track. He teaches us how to play drums...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Before He Cheats

    Duration 10:58

    Garrett teaching us what it means to play on the $. If you want to play with one of the biggest artists in North America, you better be ready to...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Department of Groove

    Duration 13:25

    Time to develop our ability to play grooves that hit hard and dig deep in the pocket! This lesson with Garrett Goodwin [drummer for Carrie Underwood] is all about developing a feel...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Big Sounds Easy

    Duration 12:35

    While this may appear in the beginner section as a “Fresh Sticks” lesson, I feel we really need to clarify… Playing these grooves is anything BUT easy, when you’re playing...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Paradise City

    Duration 08:56

    Ready to try out some grooves with Garrett Goodwin that include a whole bunch of cymbal accent ideas as fills? These patterns are found in Paradise City, originally by Guns...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Shaker Groove

    Duration 08:48

    Talkin’ bout Practice! Playing the shaker proper is going to take some serious time, but it will be so worth it. It doesn’t get any better than practicing along with Carrie...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Floor 4

    Duration 10:51

    What pays the bills at the Goodwin residence. If you want to understand what makes something feel good, first you need to understand how to bury the snare and bass drum...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Pea Soup

    Duration 13:25

    “Pea-Soup” is an Onomatopoeia of sorts… That’s because when you strike the open hi hat the “Pea-Sou” is the sound of the hi hat being hit while open and the “P”...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Two Black Cadillacs

    Duration 09:32

    Practicing along with Garrett [who’s played this song hundreds of times with Carrie Underwood] is a privilege. We get to mimic his feel and the intentionality he puts behind each note....

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Before He Cheats

    Duration 08:18

    Intentionality isn’t decided upon… It’s rehearsed. Let’s get started now by applying what we just learned to the woodshed. Practice hard and when you’re done that… Practice harder! You got...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Something in the Water

    Duration 10:45

    Once you’ve got the kinks out and are feeling comfortable with this lesson, practice this with Garrett here! Pretty crazy we get to practice along with this guy ;) #180Challenge...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Something in the Water

    Duration 09:42

    Once you’ve learned this groove you have the option of heading to the practice video to develop the idea further with Garrett. Once you’ve got that down, head to the...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Groove Foundation

    Duration 10:25

    Simply changing the hi-hat subdivisions can take your groove to another level. Here, Garrett is demonstrating exactly that. Note how he back off the hats on some of the backbeats...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Groove Foundation

    Duration 12:51

    The most important part of any foundation is making sure you’ve made it as solid as possible. This is where practice comes in for us! Time to practice this groove until...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    The Groove Divide

    Duration 12:30

    The pro’s don’t stop here… Make these grooves happen by practicing along with Garrett and trying to make the sound of his drums in your ear disappear as you drive the...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    The Groove Divide

    Duration 11:49

    Humility and Attitude all at once. These grooves dig deep into your pocket and challenge you to make it feel right as you sit with the click and become consistent. Time...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Building Blocks

    Duration 10:31

    Builds with Garrett are a specialty. We’d go as far as to say he might be one of the best guys out there building, on some of the biggest stages in...

  • Garrett Goodwin

    Building Blocks

    Duration 09:00

    Don’t think you can create the perfect build without first practicing it (something a lot of drummers, strangely enough, seem to believe). Great builds are an art form and we’re...