Basic Drum Beats

There are many different styles of music you can play on the drums. This drum lesson introduces the basic drum beats of some of the more common ones. For more detailed exercises, see the rock drum lessons, funk drum lessons, jazz drum lessons and Latin drum lessons.

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  1. Rock
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 1 Rock Beat
  2. Shuffle
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 2 Shuffle Beat
  3. Blues
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 3 Blues Beat
  4. Jazz
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 4 Jazz Beat
  5. Bossa Nova
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 5 Bossa Nova Beat
  6. Samba
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 6 Samba Beat
  7. Mambo
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 7 Mambo Beat
  8. Salsa
    Lesson Beginner Drum Beats 8 Salsa Beat