This time, we’re going to another LEVEL5 show where we’ll dissect a fill that I really like.It’s a thirty-second note idea, played pretty fast and it involves a double stroke roll with some accents thrown in on the floor tom and bass drum. Let’s check it out by looking at the video below. The video starts with a groove and then at about 8 seconds in, I play the fill.
OK, so what am I doing there? Well, one way so see it and hear it a little more easily is to slow it down. I’ve made a second version of the video for you that includes the same content as the video above, but at 3/4 speed. Check it out below.
A bit easier to understand, now, right? But, to really understand it, here’s the PDF with the idea transcribed, note for note, including the sticking: nasty drum lick 103
Print it out and have a look at the videos again with the transcription in hand.
And now, see if you can work it out in the shed!
Hope you like this one.
Don't miss LEVEL5's next show: 9:30pm on Wed, 2/21/17 at NYC's legendary club, The Bitter End.
"The Sybil EP," the debut from Mark Feldman's LEVEL5, is due for release in 2018, and features Oz Noy and Will Lee.
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