Let’s continue our expansion of 8th note Rock & Roll drumming with Lesson 5

With Ultimate Drumming’s 8th Note Rock & Roll Lesson #5, we learn the basic funk/rock groove. For best results, we recommend studying all 8th rock beats in progressive order and taking time to watch the video and view the charts below.

Ultimate Drummings 8th Note Video #5

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.