Learn a cool sixteenth-note groove played on the snare.
Learn a cool drum fill pattern based in 3 against sixteenth notes.
In this lesson, learn a cool drum beat that uses syncopated hi-hat, snare and bass drum strokes.
This drum fill pattern plays the 6s and 3s against each other for a stand-out drum fill.
Learn a simple technique to spice up your beats.
In this drum lesson, learn a fill from the hit 90s song Californication. We'll also discuss the technique of using a drum beat as a drum fill.
We've all got that go-to beat that we play first every time we sit down at the kit. Here's my most recent go-to beat.
Here's a simple drum fill that sounds more difficult than it actually is.
Sometimes when you need a more energetic feel, alternating sixteenth-notes on the hi-hat are just the thing called for. They're twice the speed of the standard 8th note ostinato, making the beat feel full of energy.
Our 10th Friday Drum Fill Lesson focuses on the standard syncopated sixteenth note drum fill.
Many drummers have experience with the famous pattern #33 in the Stick Control book. When you apply it to the drum set, splitting it between the hi-hat and snare, it creates a great groove. However, breaking the pattern up into smaller chunks or beginning the pattern in unusual places opens up many opportunities for creative, great-sounding beats.
Learn a drum fill pattern based on the hybrid rudiment, the herta.
Tom grooves are cool. They can sound powerful, tribal, happy, you name it. This is a syncopated tom groove that was built by orchestrating a regular drum beat to the tom and snare.
This Friday we've got a great sounding linear drum fill.
An easy to learn, hard to master triplet crossover technique. But, it's a lot of fun to practice, so you'll have it mastered in no time!