7 Easy Blues Drum Beats For Starters (+ Free Notes)

Blues drumming beats for beginners

Ah, Blues drum beats!

Wonderful grooves for a lovely music genre.

In this article, you’ll learn 7 of them.

The patterns are written in the 12/8 time signature (which is really popular in Blues!) and include

  • eighth notes
  • and pauses as well as
  • dotted quarter notes. (I will explain dots in music later on.)

So to start off, let’s take a glimpse at our 7 blues drum beats not only starters will have a blast learning.

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How To Count 8th Notes As A Drummer

Counting 8th notes music tips

How do you count 8th notes as a drummer?

Great – and important – question!

In this article, I’m going to share my way of counting the common note value.

You’ll also learn how to count eighth rests.

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How To Master The Basics Of Linear Drumming Today

Linear drumming for beginners

Linear drumming is awesome! Basically, you play one instrument at the time.

This gives you a lot of freedom to experiment with great drum beats.

However, it could be a little overwhelming to find the right starting point for starting out with linear drumming.

So I wrote this easy guide to help you master the basics of this really cool way of playing the drums today.

But first, let’s answer this important question:

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6 Punk Drum Beats Of Famous Songs Worth Your Practice Time

Free drum notes punk beats

Punk drum beats? Big love.

Despite my classical training, that’s where I come from in terms of music.

Finally, I kind of started my musical journey playing melodic punk rock in an all-girl band.

So in this article, you’ll find a bunch of really cool punk drum beats from famous songs in a free drum notes PDF.

The beats are

  • fun,
  • full of energy
  • and sound awesome.

Or, let’s say it in five words: definitley worth your practice time.

And yes, most of them are quite fast if you want to play them to the original songs.

So they can give you a challenge behind the kit.

That’s part of the fun. 🙂

Yeah!

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Triplet Drum Grooves Free PDF Sheet Music

Free Drum Notes Triplet Beats

Yeah. Triplet drum grooves are just: yeah. Or at least I love them. But it can’t be only me, right?

So in this article, you’ll find a free drum notes PDF with fancy & fun to play drum beats. Each of them is based on triplets.

In addition to your sheet music, you’ll also find some helpful practice tips.

Because let’s be real:

Triplets are awesome, but can be a challenge not only for beginners behind the kit.

To start off with, let’s take a look at our grooves.

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Basic Blues Drum Beat Free PDF Notes & More

Basic Blues Drum Beats Beginners

The basic blues drum beat is a great one. It does not only sound lovey, but also is a lot of fun to play.

However, there’s a BIG question popping up: What is a basic blues drum beat?

In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about it as a drum beginner.

You’ll also find free drum notes with some fancy blues beats to get you started.

Ready to rock? Great, let’s go.

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The ONE Samba Drum Beat You Have To Know

Samba Drum Beat 16th notes

Looking for an awesome samba drum beat to learn? Great idea! Those grooves are not only a lot of fun to play, but also a wonderful exercise. On top, they sound awesome.

So to get you going, I’m sharing my all-time favorite samba drum beat with you.

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