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3 and 6

Technique by Will Taylor // February 28 2013
3 and 6

Hello, Black Page readers! I hope all is well in shred land. This week’s lesson is a nice, little, short one but I think it’s still pretty fun. 

We’re once again shedding our double paradiddles (something of an obsession of mine, if you hadn’t realized). I’ll make this short and sweet, it’s a really simple exercise, 8th notes to 16th notes. All 16th notes are double paradiddles (you’ll know which hand to start them with by there being a R or L underneath the music). The manuscript is below and the video explains the rest, so all you have to do is grab your sticks and get to your practice room. 

Hope you enjoy, and if there are any questions fire them over.


Will Taylor




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About the Author
Will  Taylor

Will began playing in the Falcons marching band and took a heavy interest in rudimental drumming. This led to seven years of marching snare drum with the Falcons (finally writing for and leading the drumline) and time at the Cadence drum and bugle corps.

He began playing drum kit during this time and took to studying hard with some great teachers (Richard Spooner, Tom Meadows, Neil Martin) and playing for many different artists as well as playing on releases by Gary Go and Incoherence to name a few. Will maintains a busy teaching schedule whilst playing, touring and recording with different artists and bands.

Email Will with any questions at willtaylordrums@gmail.com, follow him on Twitter at twitter@willtaylordrums or visit him online at http://www.willtaylor.co.uk/

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