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DTX 402 SERIES

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  • Page 1 Drum Score / Instruction DTX 402 SERIES...
  • Page 2 How to Play with Songs 《 Introduction 》 There are many different musical genres and rhythm styles throughout the world. We have selected ten songs for the DTX 402 Series from mainstream genres and techniques to help hone your drumming skills. Even beginning drummers will easily be able to build their chops by following along with the sequence charts presented below.
  • Page 3 《 How to Practice with the Sequence Charts 》 Look at the numbering in order from the beginning, check which instrument is to be struck, and build the pattern. A stroke is indicated by a black dot (●). When building the pattern, there is no need to match the tempo of the song.
  • Page 4: Drumming Fundamentals

    Drumming Fundamentals Holding the Sticks Step 2 《 Where to hold the sticks 》 Use the remaining three fingers to lightly support the stick. Gripping tightly with these three fingers will cause the following problems: ・ Tiring out while playing ・...
  • Page 5 When doing so, make sure that the sticks and Right forearms are in line. Then lower the arms so that the tips of the sticks are above the center of the drum head. Wrong 《 Ready position 》 Getting Ready to Play 《...
  • Page 6 Sitting on the Throne Foot Position 《 Positioning your foot on the bass Adjust the position of the throne so that your drum pedal 》 right foot is pointed straight at the bass drum when seated. Keep a relaxed posture without For heel-up technique, place your foot so that sitting too far back;...
  • Page 7: Ride Cymbal

    《 Ride cymbal 》 TIPS When using the same heel-up technique, there is also a style of playing called “open sound” which keeps the beater from resting on the drum head. However, it is hard to keep your balance playing in this difficult style, so we will not go into it here.
  • Page 8 Name of each part of the drum & Notation 《 Name of each part of the drum 》 High tom (Tom1) Mid tom (Tom2) Crash cymbal Ride cymbal Hi-hat cymbal Low tom (Tom3) Snare drum Bass drum Crash cymbal High tom Mid tom Ride cymbal Hi-hat cymbal...
  • Page 9 《 Notation 》 Name of each part of the stick Grip Shoulder Grip...
  • Page 10 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note POP 1...
  • Page 11 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 12: Rhythm Patterns

    This is the most basic rhythm pattern of the 8th Note Feel. When working on drum phrases, start by practicing the basic pattern for that song. This song uses rhythm SCORE patterns based on 8th notes, so the numbering ranges from 1 to 8. 《...
  • Page 13 ① Stick Control (Basic 16th Note) SCORE Alternating between R (right hand) and L (left hand). & Count ● ● Right hand (snare) ● ● Left hand (snare) • Make sure that your stick height (how high you raise your stick during the stroke) is the same for both hands.
  • Page 14 ③Stick Control (16th Note variation) SCORE & Count ● ● Right hand (snare) × ● Left hand (snare) • This does not have the second beat from ① . • Practice repeatedly with a metronome until you are able to maintain the rhythm. •...
  • Page 15 《 Fill #2 (Hand/foot combinations) 》 SCORE Fills can be performed with just handwork (both hands) or by adding in footwork (both feet). A phrase that uses both hands and feet is called a hand/foot combination. Rehearsal Mark A 8th Bar Numbering &...
  • Page 16 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note POP 2...
  • Page 17 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 18 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 SCORE This rhythm pattern uses a fill from POP1 (Stick Control ③ , page 14). Rehearsal Mark A 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 19 《 Fill 》 SCORE Rehearsal Mark B 8th bar ④Stick Control (16th note variation) & Count ● × Right hand (snare) ● ● Left hand (snare) • This phrase does not have the 3rd beat from Stick Control ① (page 13) •...
  • Page 20 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note ROCK 1...
  • Page 21 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 22 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 SCORE The hi-hat uses 8th note rhythm patterns but the bass drum has a 16th note feel. Rehearsal Mark A 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 23 《 Rhythmic Articulation 》 SCORE Rhythmic articulation refers to effectively adding variations of musical phrasing to add color when a rhythm starts to become monotonous. Examples of this can be found in the 4th bar of Rehearsal Mark A and the 8th Bar of Rehearsal Mark B. We will introduce rhythmic articulation here using tied rhythm, which means connecting two notes of the same pitch.
  • Page 24 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note ROCK 2...
  • Page 25 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 26 This song uses the rhythm pattern called the shuffle. The basic pattern of the shuffle is formed by removing the middle (second beat) of a triplet. SCORE In this song the right hand uses a quarter note shuffle. The main point here is to play the bass drum with a triplet feel.
  • Page 27 《 Fill 》 SCORE ⑥Stick Control (Triplets) Numbering & & Count ● ● ● Right hand (snare) ● ● ● Left hand (snare) • Triplets use alternate sticking. • Odd beats (1 and 3) are played with the right hand and even beats (2 and 4) are played with the left.
  • Page 28 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note METAL...
  • Page 29 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 30 Play this song with a double stroke on the foot. A double stroke refers to striking the drum twice in a single motion. This song uses a continuous double stroke on the SCORE bass drum, which is also called double kick or double action. 《...
  • Page 31 MEMO SCORE...
  • Page 32 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note FUNK...
  • Page 33 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 34 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 SCORE Rehearsal Mark A 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Right hand (hi-hat) ● ● Left hand (snare) ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 35 《 Rhythmic Articulation 》 SCORE This song uses the rhythmic articulation known as “group of three.” Since rhythmic articulation means a set rhythm within a tune, the performer generally matches that rhythm. In this song the 8th notes are divided up into groups of three, using the rhythmic articulation described by the score below.
  • Page 36 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note HIP HOP...
  • Page 37 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 38 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 SCORE Practice with a metronome so you don’t lose the tempo. Rehearsal Mark A 1st Bar Numbering & & & & Count ● ● Right hand (ride) ● Left hand (snare) ● ● Right foot (bass drum) Rehearsal Mark A 2nd Bar Numbering &...
  • Page 39 Rehearsal Mark B 2nd Bar SCORE Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Right hand (hi-hat) ● ● ● Left hand (snare) (tom1) (tom2) ● ● ● ● Right foot (bass drum) At 6 and 7, the left hand switches from tom 1 to tom 2. 《...
  • Page 40 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note...
  • Page 41 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 42: Rhythm Pattern

    EDM is short for Electronic Dance Music. SCORE 《 Rhythm Pattern 》 The hi-hat plays 8th-notes as back beats. Rehearsal Mark A Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ● Right hand (hi-hat) ● ● Left hand (snare) ●...
  • Page 43 ⑨Stick Control (16th note variation) SCORE & Count × × Right hand (snare) ● ● Left hand (snare) This phrase leaves out the 1st and 3rd beat from ① (page 13) ⑩Stick Control (16th note variation) & Count × × Right hand (snare) ●...
  • Page 44 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note JAZZ...
  • Page 45 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 46 This song uses two basic swing patterns. Swing resembles shuffle, but the differences can be seen in the score below. SCORE 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 Rehearsal Mark A 10 11 12 Numbering & & & & Count ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 47 《 Fill 》 SCORE Refer to Stick Control (Triplets) ⑥ (page 27). There is some degree of difficulty but keep the triplet timing tight when practicing.
  • Page 48 SCORE Tempo : Feel : 8th Note LATIN...
  • Page 49 《 Lesson phrases 》 SCORE...
  • Page 50 This song is an example of the Latin music genre known as salsa. Each drum pad is set to a percussion sound instead of a drum sound. SCORE 《 Rhythm Patterns 》 Rehearsal Mark A 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Numbering &...
  • Page 51 Takao Kisugi, Masaki Ueda, Marine, and Salena Jones (Japan performances). As a member of the teaching staff at the Yamaha Music Foundation, responsible for teacher training and textbook development. Trains key teachers and instructors in 18 countries,...
  • Page 52 2018 Yamaha Corporation...