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Mixing Rudiments – Exercise 3

As if last week's mix wasn't tasty enough, this week Patrick serves up another sweet cocktail of rudiments to enjoy around the kit.

Mixing Rudiments – Exercise 2

Take a sip! Mixologist Patrick serves us a fresh blend of 5-stroke and 6-stroke fills for you to take and enjoy with your drum set until sundown.

Applying Rudiments to the Drum Set – Part 2

Continuing with the rudiments on drum set series, Patrick shares some explosive, syncopated concepts for the double paradiddle and double-stroke roll.
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Hand Technique: Single 3’s – Video 3 of 4

Michael Klee takes you through the medium fast tempos (150-180 bpm) with the Single 3's Ditty Exercise. Video 3 of 4. Developing the single 3 rudiment will help give you short bursts of speed when you need it the most! Practice here with Mike Klee!
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Hand Technique: Single 3’s – Video 2 of 4

Michael Klee takes you through the medium slow tempos (110-140 bpm) with the Single 3's Ditty Exercise. Video 2 of 4. Developing the single 3 rudiment will help give you short bursts of speed when you need it the most! Practice here with Mike Klee!

Hand Technique: Single 3’s – Sheet Music

This sheet music accompanies Mike Klee's video lesson on some single three hand exercises.
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Four-Stroke Ruff – Double Bass Fill

The four-stroke ruff, one of the 40 snare drum rudiments identified by the Percussive Arts Society, can be moved around the drum set to create some cool syncopated grooves. Playing the four-stroke ruff simultaneously with the feet adds power to the fill. Check out the combinations below, and then try exploring your own combinations.

Four-Stroke Ruff – Double Bass Fill – Sheet Music

This sheet music accompanies Nate Brown's video drum lesson examining the four-stroke ruff played simultaneously on the feet and hands to create some cool fills.
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Hand Technique: Single 3’s – Video 1 of 4

Michael Klee takes you through an introduction to the Single Three Ditty exercise and through the slow tempos (80-100 bpm). Video 1 of 4. Sheet music can be found at www.completepercussion.com under the Hand Technique section and onlinedrummer.com. Developing the single 3 rudiment will help give you short bursts of speed! Practice here with Mike Klee!

7/8 Flam Rudiment Warm-Up

The following warm-ups use flam accents, alternating flams, and flamadiddles, all in 7/8 time.

Paradiddle-Diddle Warm-Up

When playing rudiments, it's important to be able to lead with either hand. This helps to even out your hands (while strengthening your weak side) and to play with increased facility around the kit. In the following fun and useful warm-up, paradiddle-diddles are combined with double paradiddles. This pattern is shown on one surface and then applied to the drumset.

Paradiddle-Diddle Exercise – Sheet Music

Andy Ziker shares this great paradiddle-diddle exercise to keep you moving this week.
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Mixing Your Paradiddles

Patrick lays down some sweet paradiddle exercises. These grooves are both challenging and sweet.

Accentuate Your Single Paradiddles

Patrick continues to pick at the paradiddle this week by throwing in some creatively placed accents. Enjoy the snare version and then move it to the drum set, if you're daring .

Crash Your Paradiddles

This week, Patrick shares some great exercises for crashing your paradiddle.

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