Welcome to Tommy Igoe’s
Groove Essentials™

Over 150,000 drummers around the world are using the original Groove Essentials™ materials to help them become not only better drummers, but more importantly, better musicians – making Groove Essentials™ one of the world’s top-selling music education products. Vic Firth is pleased to offer a selection of Tommy’s 12 “essential” grooves, excerpted from Groove Essentials™ 1.0 and 2.0!

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Select a Groove Below to Get Started!

  • Groove Essentials #4: 8th Note Rock
  • Groove Essentials #7: 16th Note Rock
  • Groove Essentials #10: Half-time Rock Feel
  • Groove Essentials #12: Funk
  • Groove Essentials #16: R&B, Hip-Hop
  • Groove Essentials #18: Jazz Swing


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