Learn Drum Rudiments to help you play cool new harmonica licks
Let's use the well thought-out rudiments of drumming to educate, excite and inform our rhythmic harmonica playingWatch Promo to get a sneaky peek!
Learn Drum Rudiments 2 help you play cool new harmonica licks.
Let's use the well thought-out rudiments of drumming to educate, excite and inform our rhythmic harmonica playing
The drum rudiments are the building blocks for all drum beats and drum fills. Learning how to play drum rudiments will open your harmonica playing up to huge growth as well as beat and fill possibilities that you never imagined. Learning and applying the drum rudiments to your harmonica playing is one of the most important aspects of playing music. Yet learning the drum rudiments is one of the most over-looked principles.
The plan here is to maximise and exploit the use of the patterns that exist on the instrument and see what music it creates. Quite the opposite of what we normally do when we play music. Usually we need to find the right note to fit the piece or the improvisation but this is the other way round.
This will be quite the exploration - I'm sure you will enjoy this and pick up some great skills.
If you look at the work of John Popper and Sugar Blue to name but you will notice they go into Dizzy Gillespie-ish phrasing which seems unintellegable.
Breaking down these phrases reveals they are all using types of patterns and that is what we want to explore here - patterns.