he grooves in Tough Mama by Bob Dylan (1973, Planet Waves Album) are a perfect example of the “concealing the backbeat” technique. The listener temporarily loses the placement of the backbeat on the snare, and then when it falls back on it sounds sweet and clean.
This lesson shares the technique of echoing the snare, which is playing a ghost stroke after the snare drum stroke to create an echo effect. The beats that follow apply techniques taught in previous lessons in order to build the beat.
Learn a cool technique called "Splashing The Hi Hat." Add a new layer of sound to your grooves.
Learn a powerful drum fill built around the flam accent. Bring rudiments to life around the kit with this technique.
Learn how to play a 16th note jazz fill. Purchase a transcription. . Welcome to the first in a two-part "Jazz Fill" drum lesson. In this first part, I'm going to teach you how to play a great sounding 16th note jazz fill using double strokes. I'll show you the basic fill concept, then teach you how to play a series of fills that "cross the bar-line".