12 Beginner Drum Fills

One of the most common questions I get is “can you show me some fills?”

I always answer, “yes!” And for beginners, I try to show them fairly simple ones that–of course–still sound great. That’s what this post is all about. These fills are all hands-only and all two beats long (that’s why the notation on the PDF is written as 2/4 time). The only drums involved in these fills are the snare, hi-tom and floor tom. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? Well, it is.


OK, here they are on this PDF: 12 beginner drum fills