Funk

< Back to Styles This is straight up James Brown Style funk.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go...

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Rock

< Back to Styles This is all about adding in crash cymbals.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go back...

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Train

< Back to Styles This style is usually associated with Johhny Cash.The sound of the drum beat resembles a train.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up...

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Swing

< Back to Styles Swing is also a shuffle feel.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go back to the...

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Shuffle

< Back to Styles Also called "swing note" in music   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go back to the...

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Honky Tonk

< Back to Styles A honky-tonk (also called honkatonk, honkey-tonk, or tonk) is both a bar that provides country music for the entertainment of its patrons and the style of music played in such establishments.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you...

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Dance Club

< Back to Styles This is THE club beat. You can make a living playing this beat all night... I did.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next...

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Fast RNB

< Back to Styles This is about as fast as really need to play in popular music. The hi-hat hand is the problem so play light and relaxed.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5...

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Six 8

< Back to Styles This is a very common 6/8 style beat.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go back to...

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Waltz

< Back to Styles This is a old style.   Below are 5min. practice loops to achieve speed. If you can't play a level go to a slower one and practice it for the full 5 minutes then try to move up to the next level. If you can't play it still go back to the slower until...

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