My brother eschewed the concept of a full-time profession, taking all types of different oddball jobs. But then he’s all the time been pleased marching to the beat of a unique drummer. The drums are enough to let you know what kind of song it’s – dance music – but they’re not adequate to represent the whole track. The snare drum’s melodic character derives in part from the vary of timbres the drummer will get out of it.
The fundamental “single” stroke and a “double” stroke are absolutely important to creating your limb independence and drum complexity. If you strike the drum with one beat from each alternating hand, you could have a single stroke sample. However, should you strike the drum with one downward motion from each alternating hand and let the stick bounce on each alternating stroke to get two hits per stroke, you could have a double … Read More