Triple Paradiddle In Staggered Groups Of Four

Creating orchestrations using an unusual movement.

Continuing with ideas for orchestrating a triple paradiddle, in this lesson you will be taking the basic rudiment as sixteenth notes and splitting it into groups of four, but these groups of four won't start until an eighth note later. Each of these groups will then be played on a different drum. These exercises will be pretty straight forward as you will only be using four different parts of the kit. The intention here is to get your comfortable with moving the rudiment around the kit in 'blocks' of a set number whilst playing triple paradiddles and you will be expanding on this in later lessons. These patterns will work well as fills without any adjustment, but as with the double stroke roll a single stroke sticking would be more appropriate in that situation.

Feet have been included all exercises.


Exercise 1

Triple Paradiddle played as staggered groups of Four


Exercise 2

Triple Paradiddle played as staggered groups of Four


Exercise 3

Triple Paradiddle played as staggered groups of Four


Exercise 4

Triple Paradiddle played as staggered groups of Four


Exercise 5

Triple Paradiddle played as staggered groups of Four


TASKS

  • Using the 2 Minute Rule, get all exercises up to a tempo of at least 120bpm.
  • Create your own orchestrations using this concept.
  • Add various feet patterns to the exercises.