Category : Stick Techniques

Side-Stick 1

One of the most crucial techniques in the art of playing drums is the use of the side-stick. The side-stick is used in all styles of music, however it is most commonly associated with soft R&B (Smooth Jazz), Pop Ballads, Country, Reggae, Samba and Latin/Salsa. I’ve developed a few techniques over the years that are shared and demonstrated in this lesson along with adding the style of Hip Hop.