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Polyrhythmic Practice

BY MATT BYRNE (Published in the April 2006 issue of DRUM!) In this lesson we’ll be working on the concept of playing polyrhythms between the kick and snare,... Read More...

Drum Notation Guide

BY BRAD SCHLUETER   DRUM KEY MEASURES & BAR LINES Music is written on a music staff, which features five parallel horizontal lines. The first t... Read More...
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Glen Sobel: Linear Licks

BY GLEN SOBEL You can get a lot of mileage out of the six-note linear pattern in Ex. 1. It’s great for fills and beats and fast and slow tempos. Be sure to pla... Read More...