Introduction to special groove Samba Brazillero

Dear drummer welcome to special groove Samba Brazillero introduction lesson

Please read carefully the drumset notation bellow

  1. Try to get familiar  with samba beat by doing the exercise A. at 60 beats per minute and gradually increase the speed.

Warm up by playing as slow as you can 16th notes RLRL for 1 minute

The exercises A, B & C are demontrated in the video bellow. If you like you can check first the video on the bottom and then try the exercises. Do what ever make you feel comfortable.  

Exercise A.

Instructions :

• Play it as slow as you can for 3 minutes, then gradually go to 80 beats per minute and keep it steady there for 5 minutes. On snare drum play hand to hand RLRL,

• Try not to accent any notes and keep your drumsticks at the center of the snare drum

Exrcise B:

Instructions :

• Play it as slow as you can for 4 minutes, then gradually go to 80 beats per minute and keep it steady there for 6 minutes. On snare drum play hand to hand RLRL,

• Try not to accent any notes and keep your drumsticks at the center of the snare drum

Exercise C

Instructions :

• Play it as slow as you can for 5 minutes, then gradually go to 80 beats per minute and keep it steady there for 7 minutes. On snare drum play hand to hand RLRL,

• Try not to accent any notes and keep your drumsticks at the center of the snare drum.

Please check the Video as many as you want in order to get familiar with the exercises

Hope you enjoyed this lesson as much as I did while I was creating it.

Please don’t forget to study the next lesson of this course.

Keep drumming….

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