5 Beginners Drum Beats in different styles of music

Here are 5 beginners drum beats in the styles of Dance Music / Pop, Reggae, Hip Hop, Blues, and Metal / Hard Rock.

I have included handwritten versions too, which can be handy if you are new to reading drum music. If you aren't sure on reading the proper drum music, try using a combination of the handwritten ones and the audio examples to help understand what's going on.

The hand written beats are exactly the same as the notated ones, so to help understand how to read the full notation, it may be helpful to compare the two.

Get in contact if you get stuck, and feel free to send in youtube videos of you playing the beats - I might even feature it on here.

Audio Examples of each drum beat:


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