In this lesson you will be applying the ideas learned in the previous lessons to three quarter bar fills. To acheive this, just start the fill on the '+' count after beat 1. Some examples of this are given below.
A straight snare version to show how the parts fit together.
Orchestrated as a straight roll around the kit with four on each drum, starting a quaver early.
Staggering the groups of four.
An orchestration making use of eighth notes and flams.
This orchestration makes use of groups of two.
- Using the 2 minute rule, learn all fills up to a tempo of at least 120bpm.
- Apply the fills to a Structured Pattern.