These are a continuation of the basic beats. Here are some more advanced beats and fills incorporating different styles.
In this lesson, we will modulate the jazz cymbal pattern by subdividing quarter notes into quarter note triplets, and then subdividing each of those triplets into eighth note triplets as a polyrhythm. It’s easier than it sounds.
The six stroke roll is also commonly applied to the drum set. Let’s explore some of the ways we can orchestrate it.
The double paradiddle is a versatile and musical rudiment to apply to the drum set. Let’s look at a few ways to do that.
Making each stroke of the doubles dynamically even.
Sometimes the difference between a good performance and a great performance is expression; playing and moving the music dynamically. One of the best ways to improve your playing is to work on your dynamics. This article discusses some things that will help you play more dynamically.