Welcome, We will be teaching you how to play Rock and Roll Rhythms

Rock and Roll Rhytm #1 – It all begins here with this fantastic sounding rock drum beat.  Ultimate Rock Drumming #1 is fundamental pattern that can be applied to the majority of all popular rock beats.  Lesson #1 teaches the basic sticking combinations and note placement for the drum set.

This drum pattern is a popular pattern that has been used for thousands of hit songs in a variety of styles of music ranging from country, jazz, funk, pop and metal.  For those who have the Ultimate Rock Drumming Book, turn to page 4 lesson #1.

Eight Note Video #1

Watch the video below and learn the R&R beats used by 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. Expand your rock and roll technique with 8th Note Drum Beats.

Advance The Lesson and Technique

Expand your Rock and Roll Drumming knowledge and have even more fun with Ultimate Drumming’s next lessons, 8th Note Drum Beat Lesson 2 available now at Ultimate Drumming.