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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