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Drum Set Play-Alongs


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Practice With Real Bands Using These Drum Play-Alongs!

Welcome to the drum play-along section of FreeDrumLessons.com. Here you will have the opportunity to play along with professional band tracks that have the drum parts removed! Better still, each of the lessons include a video with the original drummer playing his parts. This way, you can see some examples of beats and fills that work within the song. Then, it's up to you to take what you've learned in our various drum lessons, and come up with drum parts of your own.

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Sterr - Rock Play-Along #1 - This video play-along features Sterr's song "Ever Done Before" as performed by Dean Reimer. Start by watching Dean on video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed. You can either play similar beats to Dean, or come up with patterns of your own.
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Sterr - Rock Play-Along #2- This play-along features the Sterr song "In All Of This" as performed by Dean Reimer. Start by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed. Try playing similar beats to Dean, or come up with your own unique drumming grooves.
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Sterr - Rock Play-Along #3- This video lesson features the Sterr song "Still Waiting" as performed by Dean Reimer. You can get started by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed. Take it to your kit and come up with your own beats and fills!
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Hasting - Rock Play-Along #4 - This video lesson features Hasting's song "All These Things And More" as performed by Jason Kliewer. Start by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed.
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Hasting - Rock Play-Along #5- This rock drumming play-along features Hasting's song "Fighting For You" as performed by Jason Kliewer. You can get started by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed.
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Sonus - Rock Play-Along #6- This video play-along features Sonus's song "10 Seconds" as performed by Dave Atkinson. Start by watching Dave play in the video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed.
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Sterr - Rock Play-Along #7- This video lesson features the Sterr song "Better Now" as performed by Dean Reimer. Watch Dean play, then see what you can come up with on your own kit. But be careful, staying on time with this song can be tricky, so keep an eye on your metronome.
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #1- This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Answer" as performed by Jared Falk. Start by watching Jared on video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed. You can either play similar beats to Jared, or come up with patterns of your own.
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #2- This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Beautiful Lie" as performed by Jared Falk. You can begin by watching Jared perform his drum parts in this video, then take it back to your kit and try to play the same drum parts Jared plays or create your own!
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #3- This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Brighter Day" as performed by Jared Falk. These contemporary play-along songs are fairly easy to play but feel free to spice them up with parts of your own! Use the downloadable mp3 to take the song back to your kit and be creative!
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #4- This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Mystery To Me" as performed by Jared Falk. Using this drum play-along will strengthen your ability to play-along with a band. Use the downloadable mp3 to take the song back to your drum kit and come up with parts of your own!
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #5- This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Over Me" as performed by Jared Falk. Learn how to play this great song on the drums by learning the parts that Jared plays in the video then take it back to your kit and use the downloadable mp3 track to create your own drum parts!
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Contemporary Drum Play-Along #6 - This video play-along features Blue Rain's song "Questions" as performed by Jared Falk. Start by watching Jared on video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed. You can either play similar beats to Jared, or create patterns of your own.
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Jared Falk - Funk Play-Along #1- This video play-along features Jared Falk playing a Funk track originally composed by Nathan Bosch. Start by watching Jared to get some ideas of what can be played with this song, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed.
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Jared Falk - Funk Play-Along #3- This free video drum play-along features Jared Falk playing a funk beat. Use the downloadable mp3 to come up with your own funk drum parts, or try to learn what Jared plays in this song. Either way you go, you should imporve your funk drum chops with this funk drum play-along!
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Jared Falk - Funk Play-Along #4- Wanna play funk on the drums? This fun (and free) funk drumming play-along is a great way to inspire creativity on the drums. Watch the video of Jared Falk playing to the track, then download the MP3 minus drums track and take it to your kit!
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Cowboys & Indians - Folk Rock Play-Along #1- This folk rock play-along features the Cowboys & Indians' song "Visiting Hours" as performed by Sam Heard. You can start by watching Sam play in the video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed.
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Jazz Drum Play-Along #1- Work on your jazz chops with this jazz drum play-along! Jared Falk plays a great jazz song for you to play along with! Use this free jazz drum play-along to work on your jazz drumming and take your playing to the next level. Use the downloadable mp3's to create parts of your own!
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Jazz Drum Play-Along #2- Learn how to play-along to jazz music with this free drum play-along! Jam with the jazz band in this video and try to play what Jared played! Then create your own drum parts and apply them to the song using the downloadable drum-less mp3's!
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Country Drum Play-Along- Learn how to drum along to country music in this free country drum play-along. Learning how to drum to country music will broaden your musical abilities. Try to play this country song like Jared does in the video, then download the drum-less mp3 and create your own parts on your kit!
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Latin Bossa Nova Play-Along - This video lesson includes a bossa nova play-along song performed by Mike Michalkow. You can watch the original band performance on video, and then download the special audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed.
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Latin Songo Play-Along - This drum play-along features a songo band track performed by Mike Michalkow. You can start by watching the complete band performance on video, and then jam along with the special audio-only version with the drum tracks removed.
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Jazz Up-Tempo Swing Play-Along - This video play-along features an up-tempo swing song performed by Mike Michalkow. You can start by watching the full band performance on video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed.
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Jazz 3-4 Ballad Play-Along - This lesson features a 3-4 ballad play-along song performed by Mike Michalkow. You can watch the full band performance on video, and then download the audio-only version that has all the drum-tracks removed. Give this song a try, and then check out the up-tempo swing play-along!
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Progressive Drum Play-Along - In this video drum lessons Mike Michalkow plays along side a very interesting instrument called a 'Chapman Stick' played by Jim Meyers. Listen to the 'Stick' bass line and try to come up with something that compliments the playing in this progressive drum play-along.
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Blues Drum Play-Along - This drum lesson features a song called 'Dollar In My Pocket' by Heidi McCurdy as performed by Mike Michalkow. This song is based around the 12 bar blues, so take your blues knowledge and spice it up with this blues drum play-along.
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Heavy Rock Drum Play-Along - This heavy rock drum play-along features drum instructor Lionel Duperron. Lionel has been playing, teaching, and recording drums for over 20 years. It's amazing to watch him as he plays makes everything look so easy.
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Classic Rock Drum Play-Along - This classic rock drum play-along is played by Jared Falk as part of the weekly live drum lessons. After watching the video demonstration, you can download the play-along MP3 with or without click. Have fun playing along to this classic rock play-along!
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Heavy Metal Drum Play-Along #1 - This heavy metal drum play-along is demonstrated by Sean Lang of the band First Reign. Sean's unique metal drumming approach is fun to watch and will inspire you to get behind your kit and practice! Watch Sean play the track, then download the MP3 and take it to your kit.
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Heavy Metal Drum Play-Along #2 - This heavy metal drum play-along is demonstrated by Sean Lang of the band First Reign. Sean's unique metal drumming approach is fun to watch and will inspire you to get behind your kit and practice! Watch Sean play the track, then download the MP3 and take it to your kit.
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Techno Drum Play-Along - This free video play-along features Jared Falk play along to a techno song. This techno play-along will help you improve your groove and dynamics. Watch Jared play the track, then download the MP3 and take it to your kit.

Not sure what to play with these band tracks? Check out our free video lessons on rock drumming, jazz drumming, and Latin drumming. They will teach you beats and fills that work within each style of music!

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The Drum Play-Along System includes 50 fun play-along songs you can use to improve your creativity, groove, and musical abilities. Click here for more details.