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Drum Kit Coordination Patterns

Funk and Rock


This is the digital edition of the book. Order will be delivered as a high quality PDF via download link.


This collection of material provides the student with a clearly laid out and structured reference for hundreds of timekeeping patterns in the funk, rock, and fusion styles. Each pattern is written out, with each permutation and combination clearly presented in well-defined sets.


This reference guide allows the student to see exactly where each voice is placed within the pattern so that they can be practised without the need for visualisation or abstraction. Hundreds of patterns and combinations are instantly accessible for near infinite possibilities.


This collection is further designed for teachers to use alongside their existing teaching material. Coordination sets featuring common functional patterns allow for the student to immediately see what is being asked of them, and to progress in a systematic and logical manner.


This book features:

  • 11 sets of groove patterns featuring 16th note hi-hat permutations
  • 9 sets of groove patterns featuring paradiddle combinations
  • Fat Back grooves and linear bass drum and snare drum phrasing
  • Clearly laid out sets presenting each and every permutation
  • Suggestions and concepts for practice and application
  • Over 100 pages of unique patterns for use in funk, rock, and fusion drumming
  • Combination matrices and concepts for the creation of unlimited new patterns



Drum Kit Coordination Patterns: Funk and Rock | Digital Edition

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