Linear patterns in 3/4: one bar, triplets, with inversions
I've written many more pages of Gary Chaffee-style linear phrases than actually appear in his books— people have gotten incredibly good just using what's in the books, but they work better for me when changed around a bit. So here's another page of them. We're doing a single measure of triplets in 3/4, with inversions— putting each note of the first pattern at the beginning of the measure. If you've seen Chaffee's Patterns books, you know that his linear system is based on groupings of 3-8…
Hi-Hat Fills? Why Not!? | OnlineDrummer.com
This lesson strays from the common application of drum fills where toms and snare strokes are at the heart of the fill. By placing an emphasis on the hi-hat, a more subtle (but often effective) drum fill can emerge.