It’s a complete course about playing brushes. It’ll prepare you to play brushes in many styles at rehearsal, on stage and in the recording studio. The BRUSHES MASTERY COURSE is a drum course like no other to increase your ability and confidence playing drum brushes.

I’m drummer Von Baron and I designed this course based on my 35 years of brushing and teaching experience. I’ve used drum brushes in many musical styles in the studio and on stage with artists like Stanley Jordan, Benny Golson, Eddie Henderson and Geoff Keezer.

Sign up today to become smooth, confident and masterful with your brushes!


Below are previews of all the lesson videos as of July 26, 2021. They are listed in order starting with the newest videos. All course videos will be completed by September 2021.(If viewing videos on a mobile device, please tap the upper control bar quickly 3 times to activate the controls and select another video.)

Below are previews of the practice videos. They help you develop your playing in real musical contexts with top tier musicians. More of these will also be added.


Everything you need to succeed playing brushes in the real world of music.


Low one-time payment options.


Learn with a relaxed, step-by-step method.

Note: After paying for the course, you will be directed to your account page. From there you can click on “Memberships” and “View” to access the course page.  For future use, you can log into your account page at any time and access your content the same way, 24 hours a day 7-days a week!

If you choose the Premium Plan, I will contact you within 24 hours to schedule your Zoom Lesson.

Current Videos

  • The gear to get
  • Brush motions and sounds
  • Drum tuning
  • Traditional grip
  • Jazz Swing patterns
  • 1/4 note pulse pattern
  • Playing in “2”
  • Feeling the time
  • 17 brushes rudiments
  • Triplet fills
  • Jazz accents and accent patterns
  • Ballad patterns
  • Subdivision
  • Double-time feel
  • Bossa Nova and Samba patterns
  • Drum fills using the 17 brushes rudiments
  • 3/4 Swing patterns
  • And lot’s more!

Videos Coming Soon!

  • Funk/Hip-Hop patterns
  • New Orleans Second Line patterns
  • Cha-Cha patterns
  • Bolero patterns
  • Mambo patterns
  • Fast Swing patterns
  • Shuffle patterns
  • 12/8 pattern
  • Odd meters
  • Pop patterns
  • Light Rock patterns
  • Country patterns
  • Calypso/Soca patterns
  • Switching from brushes to sticks
  • Melodic drumming
  • Trading fours and eights
  • Soloing
  • Practice with pro musicians
  • Counting off the band
  • Connecting your playing to the other musicians in the band
  • And lot’s More!

“The videos are informative, well presented, and high quality. I am loving this content and it is incredibly useful material.”

-Jonathan M.

(course customer)

Next-level drum videos

All instruction videos put you in the driver’s seat. My innovative behind-the-kit GoPro camera angle gives you the detail you need to learn new brushes patterns and musical concepts quickly.

My front angle shows you what I am doing with my arms. This is important to demonstrate how much arm motion you need to play brushes.

Nuts and Bolts

The BRUSHES MASTERY COURSE gives you all of the essential instruction you need to perform live music with brushes.

Smooth, Confident & Masterful

Instruction that helps you experience brushes as you learn. Through this unique teaching method, you will create your own smooth, confident and masterful sound.

3 Plans

With 3 plans to choose from, you can access powerful drumless tracks and additional PDF resources that help you learn even faster. All plans are one-time payments for lifetime access.

One-Time Payment

Pay one time and get lifetime access to your plan. If on the Lite or Pro Plans, you can also pay the difference in plan pricing and upgrade your plan at any time.

Hours of content

Comprehensive and effective lessons to help you learn what you want at your own pace. Included are also practice videos with top-tier Jazz musicians to help you develop and hone your new brushing skills in real musical contexts.

New videos are added each month until all content is complete. All videos will be completed by September 2021.

5-Day Trial

Take the BRUSHES MASTERY COURSE for a test drive. If after 5 days, the course isn’t right for you, get a full refund.

It’s time to Master Your Sound

Click below to take your brush playing to the bandstand. I’m looking forward to helping you become smooth, confident and masterful with your brushes! -Von

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