More on the "One-hand roll"...

About Buddy's technique

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More on the "One-hand roll"...

Post by mikejames »

In my book, (free download at ) I describe a method for learning the one-hand roll (like Buddy played on the Montreal cymbal solo) as "playing a shuffle, and gradually removing the shuffle feel". That's a reasonable explanation, but it's text only. Video is better, so...

Derrick Pope has some (free to download) videos discussing a Moeller-ish method of doing it, in the video section at Drummerworld. There are currently 3 different videos, which I think would be great for any drummer interested in these techniques, including foot technique. Check 'em out at

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