Giovanni Durst is no stranger to His capable lessons have appeared on the site many times. The versatile drummer and teacher came to prominence with White Wizzard and now is a permanent member of the UK heavy metal band Monument. The group just finished recording their new album Hair Of The Dog which will be out June 10, 2016 on ROAR Records. Here’s a Youtube link to their single, “Bridge Too Far.” He also has a another project, the thrash-metal band Omicida. They got quite a bit of ink in the metal press when the single “Disobey” was released.

This month Giovanni graces us with a new double bass permutation study. This one takes you on a tour through 11/4, providing a great workout and a great learning experience. No notation provided, so pay attention as Giovanni takes you inside the subdivisions.