Working with FIVES today!
This 5 note sticking (kick, kick, snare, snare, tom) is pretty fun.
I’ve been strengthening up my bass drum doubles with many fills using doubles on the right foot.
I put this sticking into 16th notes (5,5,6) or [KKSS TKKS STKK STFF] with some variations at the end
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Linear fills are a useful tool for developing grooves and getting creative with fills around the kit.
In this first video, I break down one linear fill using mostly RLKK variations.
RLKK RLKK RLRL KKLR
Here are some variations around the kit using different linear stickings in a jam.
Tony Royster breaks down Linear Concepts to three basic patterns here. [RF, RLF, RLFF]
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