Learn to Play Drums/Lessons/More advanced beats
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These beats are more advanced than the ones shown in 'A 4/4 Beat' chapter. Once you've mastered those and have practiced a little on your drum set (you do have a drum set by now, don't you?), you can try these ones.
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Most of these will involve syncopation (playing between the 'expected' beats).
HH|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| Sn|----o--o--o--o--| BD|o--------o-o----|
If that looks hard, don't despair! Just slow it down in your head and play it in slow motion. Keep trying!
Here's another one.
HH|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-| Sn|----o--o-o--o--o| BD|o-o-----o-o-----|
If you want to spice things up a little, try opening the high hat for some beats.
HH|o-X-o-o-o-X-o-o-| Sn|----o--o-o--o--o| BD|o-o-----o-o-----|
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