Sprayed Reggae

Learn to play the drums – Reggae

Reggae originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s with strong influences from calypso, jazz and R&B. The bass guitar plays a major role while the drum beats and the guitar emphasize the off beat that gives Reggae its signature sound. While Bob Marley is by far the most famous Reggae artist with worldwide success, there have been many Reggae artists that have found global recognition like Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Steel Pulse and Bob Marley’s sons Ziggy Marley, Damian Marley, and Stephen Marley.

Lets get started playing some Reggae, Mon!

Jim has listed the skills that you will need to learn to play Reggae on the drums. Click/tap on 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 16th notes for Rock n Roll

16th Note Rock n’ Roll
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - 16th note fills

                                  16th Note Fills
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Triplet Fills

                                      Triplet Fills
5 Exercises

Jim McCall Ultimate Drumming - Learn to play Paradidles

Single Paradiddles
5 Exercises

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

                                    Flams
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