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Coordination exercises for Rock drumming - Lesson 2


Download Basic Rock coordination 2 pdf  Arrow   The drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to coordination and independence in Rock drumming,
contains a series of easy exercises for the bass drum, with a steady playing on the high hat and the ride cymbal.


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Introduction to the drum lesson: Basic Rock 2

In this second lesson dedicated to rock drumming coordination, you'll apply to the bass drum the same figurations from the previous drum lesson, again with the steady right hand quadruplets on the ride cymbal and the high hat accents on the second and fourth fourths.
Once again, in the snare solo sheet music the first exercise shows just the basic rock pattern, the following ones add various combinations of single strokes within the bass drum eights.

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This second 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.