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PLAY ALONG TRACKS WITH SCORES

Vic Firth Play Along Tracks

ROCK

MORE PLAY ALONG ROCK/SHUFFLE – with one bar breaks 

MORE PLAY ALONG 8 BEAT ROCK – multiple beats with multiple tempos drumless

Slow Rock without Drums – bpm = 105

Basic Rock Beat

The Rolling Stones “Satisfaction” upbeat rock tempo

Satisfaction style guitar track – drumless

Honky Tonk Woman original by stones – slower tempo

Honky Tonk Groove for drummers

ROCK Guitar, Keys, Bass without Drums bpm = 110

Up Tempo Funky Rock James Brown Groove full band

12/8 Pop Rock Synth/Bass without drums

VIC FIRTH – Play along Famous Artist Tracks

Rock Music – Bass Line Only – without drums play along

 

16 BEAT

**Easy Going 16 Beat with one hand on HHat Rock track without Drums bpm = 120


 

FUNK

Slow Funky Mellow with drums for 16 beat BD practice – bpm=60

Without Drums bpm – 110

GREAT play along Funky/Soul/Disco Groove with band/verse/chorus/drum breaks

Funky/Rock/Gospel Band without drums – 120 without drums

Funk without Drums bpm – 140

GREAT TRACK – Full band bpm = 110

Slow Funky Blues   bpm=130 youtube uses 1/16 beat BD (1/8 or 1/16 on HH)

BELOW Rock Funky Groove slow bpm= 100  – good for 16 or 8 beat

Faster two handed 16 Beat Funk Groove bpm = 110

16 Beat Funky Latin Groove

 

Soul Funk Groove with band – up tempo for paradiddles or two handed 16 groove


 

REGGAE


 

SWING

Peter Erskine playing Swing

Peter Erskine lessons on how to play brushes swing

MORE PLAY ALONG SWING

Medium Swing with Fours

Walking Bass line for drum practice without drums bpm = 100 Key of A

Full band with clarinet Medium Swing bpm = 100

Triplet Exercise for Swing

 

Nice Medium blues swing with guitar and bass, no drums bpm = 100

Walking Bass line and brushes/drums bpm = 100

Walking Bass line for drum practice without drums bpm = 120

Walking Bass line for drum practice without drums bpm = 130

Triplet Exercise for Swing

Swing Jazz Piano/Bass without drums  bpm = 140 GOOD FOR HALF TIME FEEL

Swing Jazz Guitar/Bass without drums bpm = 200 GREAT FOR BRUSHES AND UP TEMPO SWING – Also chorus drum solo with bass when guitar is out

Swing Fast Sax/PIano/Bass without drums bpm = 240

WALTZ

Waltz with guitar/bass bpm = 100

JAZZ WALTZ = 120

JAZZ WALTZ – 140

WALTZ – FAST – BPM = 160

SWING Drumset BigBand PlayAlong – Lesson Two Easy bpm=130


 

SHUFFLE

Slow Shuffle Chicago Blues without Drums – bpm = 90

Slow Blues Shuffle by Stevie Ray Vaughan – cool shuffle – 1/4 HH with LH snare

Shuffle Guitar bpm=120

ZZTop Chicago Blues bpm=150

16th Note Funky Shuffle Full Band without drums

SHUFFLE GROOVE  bpm=120

Slow Blues by Stevie Ray Vaughan in 12/8


 

BOSSA NOVA

Start with the slowest speed and gradually work your way up to faster tempos

Standard Bossa Beats with audio examples and music notation

Bossa-Nova-Patterns HANDOUT

Basic Drums Only Bossa Pattern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZ_mEmaJu98&ab_channel=DrumsetFundamentals

BOSSA NOVA bpm = 100 – drums only

BOSSA NOVA bpm = 110 – drums only

BOSSA NOVA bpm = 120 –  uses different x stick pattern (clave)

BOSSA NOVA bpm – 140 – drums only

BOSSA NOVA BACKING TRACK without drums – with full band

FREE drum playalong tracks by freedrumlessons

MORE LATIN PLAYALONG TRACKS