Questlove Pocket Kit Tutorial

Learn step by step how to take your Pocket Kit from set up to playing your first Pocket Beats.


Join the Pocket Kit team as they walk you through the entire process of setting up your new Pocket Kit and playing it.

This video library is perfect for:
  • First-time players ready to get playing
  • Intermediate instrumentalists looking to hone their performance skills
  • All players interested in self-paced, authentic instruction
In this course you’ll learn:
  • How to assemble your Pocket Kit
  • How to tune your drums
  • How to set up your hardware
  • The precise way to position your set
  • Proper stick grip
  • Some basic rhythm reading
  • How to play your Pocket Rhythms


Questlove Pocket Kit Tutorial

By Pat Petrillo
  • 0 Lessons
  • Pat Petrillo
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction and Drum Assembly
  • Lesson 2 - Drum Tuning
  • Lesson 3 - Hardware Assembly
  • Lesson 4 - Drum Set Positioning
  • Lesson 5 - Stick Grip & Basic Rhythm Technique
  • Lesson 6 - How to Play the Pocket Kit
  • Lesson 7 - Playing Your First Pocket Beats


Pat Petrillo

World renowned drummer Pat Petrillo has been a leader in the drum industry for years. He has backed and worked with a wide array of artists from many genres, including Patti LaBelle, Gloria Gaynor, Oz Noy, Chieli Minucci, Ed Hamilton, James Genus, Glen Burtnik, as well as numerous Broadway shows. He now leads his own group, the Big Rhythm Band. As an educator and clinician, Pat has traveled the globe teaching and performing, as well as producing numerous instructional products with Hudson Music, and has made numerous live appearances and videos for the popular website, Pat also endorses Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Promark Drumsticks, and Earthworks mics. For more on Pat, visit his social media sites: Instagram: @patpdrummer Facebook, Pat Petrillo Music.