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Coordination exercises for Rock drumming - Lesson 1
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The drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to coordination and independence in Rock drumming,
contains a series of easy exercises on the drum set, with a steady playing on cymbal and hi-hat.
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Introduction to the drum lesson: Basic Rock 1
This series of lessons deals with various combinations of strokes on the classic rock pattern, a 4/4 measure
with steady quadruplets played by the right hand on the ride cymbal, and second and fourth fourths played by the hi-hat.
The drum sheet of these lessons split the staff in two:
the upper one shows the steady pattern of hi-hat and ride cymbal, and the lower one shows a combination of snare and bass drum strokes.
The first exercise shows only the basic rock pattern, the following ones add various combinations of single strokes to the left hand eights.
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This first drum lesson dedicated to Rock coordination is a part of the published basic drum lessons.
The basic drum lessons, the first part of this method for drums, deal with the right posture, which is the basic condition to develop speed, endurance and precision with your playing.
The style and the role of drumming have evolved with time, but the basic drums technique hasn't changed much, and all the great drummers
still build their own style from the same basis of musical theory.
Topics in the basic drum lessons and in the online drum lessons published drum sheet music are:
Rudiments & Fundamentals, Coordinated independence, Basic drum beats, Snare drum studies, Drums grooves, and Songs drum parts,
with transcriptions of songs and grooves by John Bonham, Phil Collins, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, Ian Paice, Jeff Porcaro.