Crash Fills


Drum fills are often comprised of a lot of drums, but adding some crashes into your drum fills can produce a great result.

Above are six exercises with examples of drum fills that incorporate crashes. It’s a good idea to practice these drum fills independently and also straight through as a mini drum solo idea.

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