Chili Peppers Pack 1

Drumming superstar Chad Smith performs the song "Charlie" from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and then teaches you some of the grooves and signature concepts that he uses in the song.

Drumming superstar Chad Smith has created several lesson packs of lessons exclusively for Drum Guru! Chad is the drummer in the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and with these lessons, he shows you some of the techniques and skills that he has used performing for millions of fans all around the world.

In this pack, Chad performs the Red Hot Chili Peppers song “Charlie,” from the album Stadium Arcadium, and then teaches you the grooves and concepts that he used in this drum part, which you can then apply to songs you play.

Here are the lessons that appear in this pack:

  • “Charlie” Performance
  • “Charlie” Verse Groove
  • “Charlie” Diddles in the Groove
  • “Charlie” Bridge Groove
  • “Charlie” Implied Quarter-Note Feel on the Hi-Hat




  • Chad Smith


  • Drums


  • Funk
  • Rock

Skill Level

  • Intermediate
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