Rock Drumming Play-Along #3
Free Rock Drumming Play-Along Song
This video lesson features the Sterr song "Still Waiting" as performed by Dean Reimer. You can get started by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed. Take it to your kit and come up with your own beats and fills
If you aren't sure what to play for this play-along song, browse through the
rock drumming lessons here on FreeDrumLessons.com. They teach literally dozens of beats and fills that work well within rock music!
The song starts with a basic tom groove written below. It then moves to an open
hi-hat beat as shown on the 3rd bar.
The verse is similar to the intro - a tom beat followed by an open hi-hat beat.
The pre chorus has a hi-hat pattern that you can add you own flavor to for thefirst half. It then moves to an open hi-hat double time beat as written below.
TThis is similar to the other pre chorus
The chorus is a straight forward rock beat.
The bridge has a basic hi-hat roll that you can experiment with. Make sure you
hit the crescendo build into the beat that follows.
The last chorus plays the same as the other, just with open hi-hats instead.
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