Welcome, We continue teaching you how to play Cool Latin Rhythm.

Cool Latin Lesson #3 is another excellent sounding variation of both Lessons #1 and #2. Best results are achieved by studing these Cool Latin Lessons in progressive order.

Cool Latin Video #3

Watch and follow the video below and study the technique and education delivered inside the video.

When I am playing this latin pattern, I use several different letters to designate where you are going to play on the drum and with what hand.

X-O-L-W

Left Hand: – 7 o’clock spot – letter L

Right Hand: Starting with the right stick playing in the center of the drum, I call that letter X.

Letter O – Letter W

Sequence and Patterns

it’s important to think about the sequence of the pattern. Practice this pattern until you are comfortable counting 8th notes.

W-W-L -W-W-L-W-L

Adding the bass drum on beats 1 and 3, every time I say 1 and every time I say 3, I am adding the bass drum.

Comfortable – let’s pick up the speed.

Pick up the tempo after learning the lesson. Playing the pattern faster and faster.

Counting 8th Notes

Let’s work our way up to counting eight notes. From here we can add the bass drum.

These fantastic rhythms will show off your skill and music diversity. These patterns can be applied to any style of music that requires a Latin flair.

Let’s Dig Deeper

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Popular Songs With Cool Latin Vibe

These fantastic rhythms will show off your skill and music diversity. These patterns can be applied to any style of music that requires a Latin flair.

Dejarè La Puerta Abierta

Advance The Lesson and Technique

Expand your comfort zone by studying the fantastic rhythms of Cool Latin music. Gain inspiration from the songs suggested in this lesson. These patterns can be applied to any style of music that requires a Latin flair.