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Half-Time Drum Beats

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Learn To Play Half-Time Beats for Rock Music

Learning how to play half-time beats is essential for any serious drummer. Especially if you play a lot of rock related gigs. The big difference here is the way the beat relates to the music. Instead of the pulse being on the two and four counts, it is only on the three count. Watch the included video lesson for more information.

Half-Time Beats

Half-Time Beat #1


Half-Time Beat #2


Half-Time Beat #3


Half-Time Beat #4


Half-Time Beat #5

Done with this video lesson? You might want to take a look at our tom-based beats next.