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Paradiddles applied to drum set - Lesson 2

Download Drumset paradiddle 2 pdf  Arrow   This drum lesson is dedicated to the basic drum beats, the drum sheet contains various applications of the second paradiddle to the drum set elements.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Drumset paradiddle 2

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

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

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This second 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.