Beyond the Chops Pack 3

American Idol drummer and gospel/R&B/pop sensation Aaron Spears performs and discusses rock concepts, a classic funk groove, and his signature broken-time fills.

Multifaceted drummer Aaron Spears here presents more lessons in different styles. First up are some great rock concepts, which Aaron builds in intensity, Next, he demonstrates a funky groove similar to James Brown’s classic “Sex Machine.” Finally, Aaron plays some of his signature over-the-bar-line, polyrhythmic fill ideas.

Here are the lessons that appear in this pack:

  1. Rock Ideas
  2. Building Intensity in Rock Ideas
  3. “Sex Machine”-Type Groove
  4. Broken-Time Fills




  • Aaron Spears


  • Drums


  • Funk
  • Fusion
  • Gospel
  • R&B
  • Rock

Skill Level

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
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