How to play on UFO Drum, you asked. UFO drum is an intuitive tonal drum. It’s very easy to play on it because all the sounds are tuned in a harmonious pentatonic scale. You just can’t play wrong on it. But for a deeper understanding of yourself, the drum notes will release and outward your inner experiences and states. For a more colorful and full expression of.
But for a deeper search yourself, the drum notes will release and outward your inner experiences and states. For a more colorful and full expression of ourselves, we offer a small series of lessons to learn the drum.
Let’s start with the basics!
On the UFO Tank Drum you can play with sticks that come with the kit or with your fingers by triking the tongues of the drum with strong and short kicks. It’s simpler to start playing at Tank drum with the sticks and then practice playing with your hands. Hands are usually played with index fingers or Thumb fingers.
How the scale fits in the UFOdrum?
We make the notes in the ranks in such a way that it was convenient to play with both hands without crossing them.
UFOdrum location of notes in the scale.
To play the whole series, we will pass from the first note to the last one constantly alternating hands on each note.
Practice a little with losing the series one way and back and move on to the next lesson.
The second video of how to play on UFO drum will teach you to play a simple melody and timing.
Rhythm and timing.
On the UFO drum you can not play the wrong note. But for play the beautiful and charming melody you need Keep The Rhythm. All our life and nature consist of rhythms and everything harmonious by its rhythms and timing.
Try the rhythm offered in the lesson, play it four times. Then try some other simple rhythm to make on the drum., For example Jingle bells). This small practice will help in your meditative improvisation for find the rhythm of your soul.
Differentiate your game with pauses or short notes.
Usually, at the beginning, everyone plays each hit with the same speed or with the same note length.
Try to diversify the notes. Add shorter intervals in your playing, for example, play twice faster with one hand.
Also, you can add some pauses in the rhythm – for example, when you follow one rhythm, try to skip the 4th beat in it. Playing several times. After coming back to the normal scheme of the rhythm.Then try to skip the third beat.
Try to experiment with the rhythm and pauses.
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Tutorial “How to play UFO Drum. Double notes” will show one more common style of playing the drum.
Your improvisations will become more beautiful, you will find new ways to express yourself and your feelings.
Experiment, find yourself and express in the music.