Quarter Note Triplet Exercises Part 2

The second part of the quarter note triplet exercises adds the left foot hi-hat to the combinations seen in the past month, while with the snare drum we play some patterns. With the left hand, we play a simple cross-stick on “4” and then we move the quarter note triplets of one eight note, as shown in the image below.

quarter note triplet exercises part 2

Once comfortable with the previous exercises we add ghost notes on the snare drum, filling the spaces between the bass drum and the hi-hat. Repeat each exercise at least 4 times and start slow in order to figure out the right placement of the notes.

quarter note triplets exercises part 2


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santana make somebody happy drum score

Santana – Make Somebody Happy – Live Version (Drum Sheet Music)

Hi folks, here’s the full drum sheet music for “Make Somebody Happy” (Live in Mexico, 1993) by Santana, with Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums. The original song is included in the album Milagro (1992) produced by Carlos Santana and Chester D. Thompson. This tune is perfect to practice on pop-rock/latin-rock ballad. Walfredo Reyes’ drumming is … More Santana – Make Somebody Happy – Live Version (Drum Sheet Music)

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