Nick Bukey is Musician, Session Drummer and Music Educator from Newcastle Australia. He runs a Drum School focused on developing well rounded, versatile and musically literate drummers. He is also an experienced school teacher holding a Bachelor of Education/Arts (Honors) from the University of Newcastle. He has 20+ years of drumming experience and 15 years of teaching experience.
Nick is well trained in virtually all styles of music and has a strong knowledge of music theory and a high level of musicianship. This website is an online resource for those who want to learn the drums in their own time. Choose from courses, individual lessons, transcripts and pdf's, or just watch a youtube tutorial or two. Additionally if you'd like more information on Nick's drum school, see below.
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Nick’s Drums school is located in Hamilton North, Newcastle and lessons run on weekday afternoons. The studio has recently been renovated prior to recording the online courses and is decked out with the latest technologies to teach in the modern age. Over the years, he has created a curriculum consisting of 1000’s of lessons on all topics and styles.
He has used the knowledge and skills acquired during his studies at the University of Newcastle and 10+ years of school teaching experience to develop a well thought-out and systematic drumming curriculum.
Rudiments + Hand Technique, Rhythmic Theory, Sight reading, Grooves, Fills, Linear Drumming, Gospel Chops, Improvising, Soloing, Creativity, Hand & Foot Combinations, Independence, Polyrhythmic Theory, Marching, Transcribing, Composition, Elements of Performance, Odd Time Signatures, Drum Grades, Latin Rhythms, Sensitivity + Dynamics and Double Bass Technique.
And virtually all styles of music:
Pop, Rock, Funk, Jazz, Fusion, Latin, World, Metal, Prog, Marching and everything in between.
Create well-rounded, versatile, musically literate drummers who can excel in all musical situations.
Over the next few months, I will be filming and adding a variety of lessons to this site. Check out the free downloads or courses in the meantime. The best part about online learning is that there is no talking, just demonstrations and transcriptions to do in your own time.