Rudiments on Drums
For a great exercise in control, practice switching the accents
to each successive note.
The parenthesis denotes an accented note.
L R R - (L) R L L
R R - L (R) L L
(R) R - L R (L) L
R (R) - L R L (L)
Be sure that there is a distinct difference between loud and soft
notes. Keep them clean
and even. Remember that proper execution is always more important
following sticking on the hi-hat: RLRRLL, RLRRLL (This is a paradiddle-diddle)
bass drum on the first note of the first grouping and the snare
on the first note of the second grouping (there will not be a
HH on that note).
creates a 16th note triplet groove that sounds great intermittently
inserted over a straight eighth feel.
This version of "WIPEOUT" incorporates single, double,
and triple paradiddles.
over and over until you build up your speed. This is
a great exercise for hand to hand control.
l r r, L r l l, R l r l r l r r, L r l r l l, R l r l r r, L r
(Capital letters are Accented notes)
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