Advertisement

Son Clave Drum Beats

TIP: For more latin drumming, check out the Latin Drumming System.

Download The Lesson Resources

Learn To Play Son Clave Beats for Latin Music

Learning how to play the son clave is essential for any serious Latin drummer. In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate the son clave (a five note pattern) into common Latin grooves. These beats require some independence, however once you learn them, you will have a greater understanding of Latin music.

Son Clave Beats
 

1
Son Clave Beat #1
2
Son Clave Beat #2

 

3
Son Clave Beat #3

 

4
Son Clave Beat #4

 
Interested in learning more Latin-based drum patterns? Check out the rumba clave beats.

For more Latin drum lessons check out Mike Michalkow's Drumming System!