Five Beat Fills In 6/4

Building five beat fills in 6/4 using various concepts.

In this lesson on playing fills in the time signature of 6/4 you will be learning patterns that cover the last five beats of the bar. These fills will be similar to those in similar 6/4 fills, they just take up more of the bar. You can find links to these similar lessons at the bottom of the page a long with other lessons you may find helpful.

Listed below are five examples of this fill, a variety of rhythms and rudiments have been used for the fills.


Example 1

A five beat fill in 6/4.


Example 2

A five beat fill in 6/4.


Example 3

A five beat fill in 6/4.


Example 4

A five beat fill in 6/4.


Example 5

A five beat fill in 6/4.


TASK

  1. Using the 2 minute rule, get all exercises up to a tempo of at least 120bpm.
  2. Play a four bar phrase in 6/4 where the fourth contains a five beat fill. Repeat this phrase over.
  3. Create your own five beat fill in 6/4.