2 Beat Eighth Note Triplet Fills In 7/8

A 7/8 fill idea where two blocks of eighth note triplets are played at the end of the bar.

In this 7/8 fill construction lesson you will be playing two blocks of eighth note triplet at the end of the bar. All ideas used here will have been covered in previous lessons and you can find links to these at the bottom of the page. Several examples of this fill construction idea are listed below. Remember to experiment with varying and constructing your own fill ideas using this concept.


Example 1

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 2

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 3

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 4

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 5

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 6

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


Example 7

A 7/8 fill built around two beats of eighth note triplet


TASK

  • Using the 2 minute rule, get all exercises up to a tempo of at least 120bpm.
  • Play a four bar phrase in 7/8 where the fourth contains a fill. Repeat this phrase over.
  • Create your own 7/8 fills, write down any that you really like.