2022 Recap

So proud to close the year with net growth in all aspects. Thank you for all your support!

Francis’ Drumming Blog is on the podium, at the 3rd position, of the best drum blogs and websites based on traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness. The blog reached more than 43,000 visitors and 130,000 clicks, with organic traffic from all over the world (special thanks go to visitors from the USA, UK, Australia, France, and Italy). Also, social media interactions have grown considerably, especially on Instagram. That motivates me to publish new stuff to help you to develop and improve your drumming.

Most of the drum sheet music, transcriptions, and exercises shared this year are available for free, and despite inflation, I kept the same prices for all the paid products in my online store and on Amazon. You can follow Francis’ Drumming Blog on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Scribd.

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Here’s a selection of the best articles published this year. Whatever your level, here you can find something useful. Keep on drumming and make the most of 2023!

16th Note Triplets Drum Fill Idea

In this quick lesson, I introduce a variation in 16th note triplets of the drum fill idea shared in my previous article A Fill for Every Season #2. Just changing…

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Michael Jackson – Thriller (Drum Grooves)

It’s time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic albums in music history. Thriller by Michael Jackson is the best-selling album of all time, with more…

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A Fill for Every Season #2

Here we are with the second episode of this new series, something I’m sure will inspire you. With the first episode, I shared a drum fill played by Carlos Vega…

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Drum Practice Playlists

In our daily practice routine, we should dedicate time to playing along with songs. Whatever your level this is an essential part in order to achieve an effective practice. We…

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Jazz Grooves – Drum Transcriptions Part II

It’s been a while since the first part of this article. The following collection includes the main groove transcription for a varied repertoire of ten jazz tunes, from the late…

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Jeff Porcaro Shuffle Groove Collection

After a long time spent transcribing, I’m glad to share a new project to help you to develop your drumming by exploring a great variety of shuffle rhythms. There’s no…

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Bossa Nova in 3/4 – Onda Nueva

The rhythm of Joropo, or Joropo Llanero, is typical of Venezuela and Colombia. In 1882 the dance that inspired this rhythm, also called Joropo, became the national dance of Venezuela,…

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Toto – Mushanga (Drum Sheet Music)

This time a timeless classic. I’m glad to share the full drum sheet music for “Mushanga” by Toto, from the album The Seventh One (1988) with Jeff Porcaro on drums.…

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A Fill for Every Season #1

It’s always time to practice, transcriptions can give you new ideas to develop your drumming. Inspired by a drum lick played by Carlos Vega on the drum solo of “Oasis”…

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Snarky Puppy – Lingus (Drum Sheet Music)

Let’s start the new year with a top transcription. It took an entire week to transcribe, edit and revise “Lingus (We Like It Here)” by Snarky Puppy, from the live…

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