Learning through our Online Country Drum Lessons extend from traditional country music to contemporary country drum signatures, with roots in the simples melodies of American folk music, once musicians began applying a strong drum beat, Country music took on a whole new depth.

Ultimate Drumming’s Online Country Drum Lessons provided by Jim McCall offers our students the opportunity to expand their reach and knowledge regarding country music and drumming techniques specifically designed for country drumming. Contemporary Country music has styles and study for country drumming that connects strongly with the bass guitar. The emphasis on feel, texture and groove delivers a unique simple feel when practicing country music.

  • Country / Country Pop
  • Country Rock
  • Country Funk
  • Contemporary Two-Beat
  • Train Beat
  • Country Cajun 3/4 Waltz
  • Country Ballad
  • Country Rock Shuffle
  • Western Swing
  • 12/8 Blues

Learn to play the drums – Country

The roots of country music and the origins of country drum beats started in the Appalachians of America’s South in the 1920’s, eventually making it’s country way into Atlanta’s music scene. Country music spread thanks to radio and early artist Fiddlin’ John Carson lead the way for Arthur Smith, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Kitty Wells, and Hank Williams. Country Superstar Hank Williams heavily influenced legends like Elvis and Johnny Cash in the early days of Rock n Roll.

Country Music Today

Country music has influenced many genres of modern music including country pop, country rock, outlaw country, country soul, neo country, and alt-country. There are multiple international country stars proving Country music is one of the most popular styles of music in the world.

Lets get started playing some Country! – Jim has listed the skills that you will need to learn to play Country on the drums. Sign up today and explore through the following lesson pages to get started.

 

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play 8th notes rock n' roll

8th Note Rock n’ Roll
10 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play 8th note fills

8th Note Fills
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Alternating 16th Beats

Alternating 16th Beats
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Rock n' Roll Shuffles

Rock n’ Roll Shuffles
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Triplet Fills

Triplet Fills
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play 12/8 Beats

12/8 Beats
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play 12/8 Fills

12/8 Fills
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Flams on the Drums

Flams
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Swing

Swing
10 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Double Shuffle

Double Shuffles
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play 1/4th Ride on &'s

1/4th Ride on &’s
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Double Paradiddles

Double Paradiddles
5 Exercises