9 Absolute Beginner Drum Beats

This video is suitable for you, if you are just starting out on the drumset or you are struggling with reading basic drum sheet notation.

You will learn 9 drum beats suitable for absolute beginners.

Each drum beat will be repeated for a minute long.

For every beat, you will be presented with 5 different ways that it could be written.

 

These notations are written with 1 voice.

Stems pointing up.

 

Stems pointing down.

 

These notations are written with 2 voices:

Notes played with the hands are grouped in Voice 1 (green), while notes played with the feet in Voice 2 (red).

 

All cymbals are grouped in Voice 1 (green) and drums in Voice 2 (red).

 

Over here we have a drum tablature (drum tab):

H refers to the hi-hat played with the right hand.
S refers to the snare drum that is played with the left hand and
B refers to the bass drum, also known as Kick, played with the right foot.

 

Get the 7 Page PDF to keep track of your progress now!

Page 1 – 9 Rows of exercises, each row contains 4 bars of drum beat notated differently as shown in the video
Page 2 – 9 Rows of drum beats in 1 Voice, Stem Pointing Up (contains BPM tempo boxes which you can tick to track your progress)
Page 3 – 9 Rows of drum beats in 1 Voice, Stem Pointing Down (contains BPM tempo boxes which you can tick to track your progress)
Page 4 – 9 Rows of drum beats in 2 Voices, hands in Voice 1, feet in Voice 2 (contains BPM tempo boxes which you can tick to track your progress)
Page 5 – 9 Rows of drum beats in 2 Voices, cymbals in Voice 1, drums in Voice 2 (contains BPM tempo boxes which you can tick to track your progress)
Page 6 – 9 Rows of drum beats in drum tab (contains BPM tempo boxes which you can tick to track your progress)
Page 7 – 3 exercises of 8 bars long to test your reading ability. Comes with MP3 files at 60 bpm, 120 bpm, 240 bpm.

You also get 9 workout MP3 files for the drum beats that are 7 minutes long with varying speeds.

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