Workin' the Weak Hand for the Drummer
Is your weak hand keeping you from developing monster chops? Workin' the Weak Hand will give you the hand technique and stick control to play drums with equal power and ability from either hand.
6/8 time signature grooves and fills - Learn Drums For Free
A 6/8 time signature is the same as a fraction. In music it means that there are 6 eigth notes in each bar. Normally in a bar of 4/4, we have 8 eigth notes in the bar. Just like in fractions, 4/4 = 8/8). In this 6/8 time signature, the emphasis is on beat 1 […]
Music Rhythm Charts: Free Download
Rhythm Chart: North American TerminologyTHREE pages:1. Notes using French Time Names2.Rests using French Time Names3.Notes using KODALY Time NamesA useful handout for your students to use as a reference for their rhythm work where the beat value is equal to a quarter note.It is particularly good to ...
10 Basic Rock Drum Beats - Learn Drums For Free
Video Lesson In this lesson we will run through 10 popular rock drum beats. I will show you how to do variations on each beat, which will extend the contents of the sheet a lot, and give you ideas for practicing. I will also show you how they sound at slow, medium and fast speeds […]
Philly Joe Jones three-beat triplet lick
Following up the Philly Joe Jones drum intro transcription from the other day, here are a few exercises for getting together that three-beat triplet lick we saw there. I've included two stickings: alternating, and a paradiddle-diddle lick shared with us in the comments, by Portland drummer Ed Pierce— I believe his source for that was drummer/author John Riley, so we should give him a little hat-tip as well. Swing all the 8th notes on the page, so they fall roughly on a triplet grid. Observe…
Drum Set Exercise: Triplet Limb Independence #2 - Rudimental University Press
It’s coordination time again! In our last drum set exercise, we focused on different limb combinations with triplets. This week, we take the same concept further and increase the coordinative complexity a bit. (Note: This assumes a traditional kit setup, in which the ride cymbal and bass drum are played with the right hand and […]