How well can you read drum notation?
I sight-read it. 2
I follow the changes. 2
I slowly work out the drum parts. 4
I usually can’t figure out the transcription at all. 0
Total Votes: 8
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How Well Do You Read Drum Notation?

Posted: October 06, 2010 10:30 PM

Andy Doerschuk_1

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Drummers always have had it easy when it came to sight reading. We fake our way through a chord chart, scrawling a few notes on the manuscript here and there. But really — where do you stand? Can you follow a chart like a hawk, or do you have to pick it out, note-by-note? FYI: I’ve already voted.


Andy Doerschuk
Editorial director, drummagazine.com