Let’s expand our Rock and Roll technique with Lesson 3

Rock and Roll 8th Note Lesson #3 –  Expanding our knowledge of Rock & Roll with Ultimate Drumming’s third lesson for eighth rock beats.

This very popular Rock & Roll pattern expands your skill level by doubling up the bass drum on the 8th notes. If you have the Ultimate Rock Drumming Book, please turn to page 5 lesson #1.

Eighth Note Video #3

Watch the video below and learn the 8th note fills and technique of the top professional drummers!

The fantastic raw elements of Rock and Roll began in the late 40’s and early 50’s with the music of Chuck Berry and old timer rock and roll. The 8th note rock and roll beats is the perfect way to begin learning the rock and roll drum pattern. This drum pattern hass been used by thousands of different songs.

How To Study This Pattern: Use in combination the video and the written notation below to develop the sticking and drum placement before adding the bass drum.  For best results, make sure you say the counting or sticking pattern out loud.

This infographic below will assist you with learning the skill and technique to reach this music diversity.

Thousands of Popular Songs With Rock and Roll Drum Beats

Rock and Roll music is very diverse and has influenced the world over

Advance The Lesson and Technique

Expand your Rock and Roll Drumming knowledge and have even more fun with Ultimate Drumming’s next lessons – Rock and Roll Drum Lesson #2.