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.
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. Continue reading “8 Very Easy Drum Beats For Beginners (Free Notes)”
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,
as well as the
cymbals. Continue reading “Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them”
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. Continue reading “Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide”
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: Continue reading “6 Fun & Easy Drum Grooves For Beginners + Free PDF Download”
Are you ready for your 1st blues shuffle drum beat?
Yeah, awesome! 🙂
My free drum notes will help you master this awesome groove.
Feel free to download the PDF and start learning your first shuffle on the drums.
It’s a versatile groove I’m sure you will love to play.
To help you get the feeling for the blues on drums, I will also link a video with a great tune in this blog post.
It’s a drumless track in 6/8, but you can also use it for practicing our blues shuffle.
And now, let’s take a look at the bluesy beat, shall we? 🙂 Continue reading “1st Blues Shuffle Drum Beat”
Ah, Blues drum beats!
Wonderful grooves for a lovely music genre.
In this guide, you’ll learn 7 fun & easy beats.
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 the dots later on.)
To start off, let’s take a glimpse at our 7 blues drum beats not only starters will have a blast learning. Continue reading “7 Easy Blues Drum Beats For Starters (+ Free Notes)”
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. Continue reading “How To Count 8th Notes As A Drummer”
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: Continue reading “How To Master The Basics Of Linear Drumming Today”
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
- 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! Continue reading “6 Punk Drum Beats Of Famous Songs Worth Your Practice Time”
Triplet drum grooves?
One word: YEAH!
It can’t be just 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. Continue reading “Triplet Drum Grooves Free PDF Sheet Music”