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Drum Notation for Trading Fours and Eights Jazz Swing Practice System

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Drum notation will grow your drumming career

These PDF DRUM CHARTS are for the TRADING FOURS AND EIGHTS JAZZ SWING PRACTICE SYSTEM. They give you the roadmap for each of the songs and are a great tool to strengthen your chart reading and musicianship.

Reading drum notation on drum charts is one of the most important skills a drummer can learn.  It will open doors to more rehearsals, performance opportunities and recording projects.

Improve your drum notation reading and Jazz trading fours and eights

The drum charts in this package are specifically designed to help you improve your Jazz trading fours and eights. Included are instructions about when to start and stop your fours and eights for each song.

Trading fours and eights is when an instrumentalist in the band plays 4 or 8 measures and then the drummer plays a solo for the same duration.

You will also improve your drum notation reading with this package. Each of these drum charts include the kind of drum notation you will encounter on the bandstand.

Included in this PDF drum chart package

The drum charts include the songs:

  • ROUTE 66

Drum charts and drum notation help you know the roadmap for a song.  As stated before, these drum charts will also show you when drumming fours and eights sections begin and end. They are a great tool to strengthen your chart reading and musicianship.

Download includes:

  • One 400 KB ZIP file containing 6 PDF’s.

After your payment is processed you will receive an email with your download link. You can also download your product on the order confirmation page after payment.

Drum notation sample

See the sample for ROUTE 66.

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