8 Very Easy Drum Beats For Beginners (Free Notes)

Easy drum beats for beginners free PDF

Learning very easy drum beats is a great idea:

As a beginner, you

  • can memorize them quite fast,
  • play them to many popular songs or
  • use them to expand your drumming vocabulary.

Each of the 8 drum beats I’m going to explain in today’s guide is perfectly suited for beginners on the drum set.

Plus:

I’m sharing a free sheet music PDF with our 8 very easy drum beats as well.

Just download the notes and add them to your collection of drums sheet music.

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How To Jam With Other Musicians As A Drum Beginner

Tips for drum beginners on how to jam with other musicians

You’re a drum beginner, and you’re finally going to jam with other musicians?

Great idea!

There’s a lot of fun waiting just around the corner. 🙂

At the same time, you might wonder:

How can you collaborate and jam with other musicians?

After all, that’s a whole new experience for you.

In this drumming guide, you’ll find some tried and tested tips helping you successfully prepare for your jam sessions.

You’ll also learn about things you should avoid when collaborating with other musicians.

But first, let’s answer this frequently asked question:

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A Super Helpful Drumming Exercise For Developing Your Limb Independence

Drum Exercise For Limb Independence

How can you successfully develop your limb independence on the drums?

Literally, there are endless ways to do so.

In this short guide, I’ll show you one of my favorite limb independence exercises.

But be warned:

It might sound easy, but it turns out to be a tough challenge for many drummers.

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Do You Need To Practice Drumming Daily?

Practice The Drums Daily Important

You should practice drumming daily.

At least if you want to become a skilled drummer.

I’m sure you’ve heard this advice before.

But is it really true?

Do you need to practice drumming daily?

Let’s find out.

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Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them

Drum notes explained beginners guide

Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?

How do they look like?

And what else should you know about drums sheet music?

In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.

We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the

  • bass drum or kick,
  • snare drum,
  • toms

as well as the

  • hi-hat,
  • crash
  • and ride

cymbals.

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The Most Important Exercise For Drum Beginners Explained

Drum exercise for beginners tips

What’s the most important exercise for drum beginners?

Is it

  • learning our 40 rudiments,
  • mastering limb independence,
  • getting comfortable with a certain technique?

Well …

No.

The most important drum exercise is the one most beginner drummers tend to overlook.

Maybe you as well?

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5 Time-Savers For Stressed Out Drummers

Time-savers for drummers tips

The best time-savers for stressed drummers?

Share.

This.

Information!

Sure, I will. 🙂

Each tip in this drumming guide is tried and tested.

Feel free to give your top picks a try as well.

Oh, and before I forget:

I’m talking about the negative version of stress in this drumming guide.

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Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Play Bossa Nova Drum Beat

The bossa nova drum beat definitely is a musical gem you will love:

This Brazilian groove not only is fun to play, but also really smooth sounding as well.

In addition, it can be a motivating challenge for drum beginners.

That’s why in today’s step-by-step guide, I’m sharing a favorite bossa nova drum beat.

We’re starting with the bass drum pattern in eighth notes as it is the fundation of our groove.

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5 Painful Drumming Mistakes I Made & What You Can Learn From Them

Drumming mistakes tips for beginners

Learning the drums? Get ready to face some drumming mistakes!

Hey, I’m just being honest.

And after all, we all know them, right?

The mistakes we ALL make as a drummer.

Everybody struggles when starting-out to play the drums.

Still, I struggle after being a drummer half of my life.

No big deal, that’s normal.

You might struggle as well, and get over your drumming mistakes.

Maybe you made some bigger ones like me.

And hey … that’s perfectly fine!

Just remember:

Making mistakes not only is a normal part of the drumming game.

They will also help you to become the musician you long to be.

When you learn from your mistakes, they can become your biggest and most precious lessons.

Trust me: I made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot as a consequence.

That’s the best reason for sharing my 5 biggest drumming mistakes with you today.

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6 Fun & Easy Drum Grooves For Beginners + Free PDF Download

Easy drum grooves for beginners

Looking for fun & easy drum grooves for beginners?

Glad you’re here.

In this blog post, I’m sharing 6 drum grooves perfectly suited for starters.

Here’s what they look like:

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