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Paradiddles applied to drum set - Lesson 1

Download Drumset paradiddle 1 pdf  Arrow   The drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to the basic drum beats, contains various applications of the first paradiddle to the drum set elements.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Drumset paradiddle 1

The exercises of this drum lesson shows some applications of the first paradiddle on the drum set, with the left hand playing the snare accenting the first stroke of second and fourth fourth and with a steady beat of the right hand on ride cymbal.

In the drum sheet the first pattern plays the hands part, the following ones add a different combination of bass drum strokes.
For a deeper study play all the patterns consecutively.

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This first drum lesson dedicated to Drumset paradiddles 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.